Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation   |   BUSINESS LEADER Newsletter   |   JUNE 2014
Top News
Collaborative effort succeeds -- Will strengthen advanced manufacturing and aerospace in our region

LAEDC helps retain jobs, assists in dialog with government
AB 777 and revisions to BOE Rule 133 provide needed tax relief
Business Assistance Win
LAEDC program helps retain, expand jobs
Permitting assistance, Energy cost solutions, and training funds all help aerospace company in Long Beach


Latest from our Economists


LAEDC study reveals jobs and tax contribution by airport operations
SCAG commissions LAEDC to study facts; data shows that for every dollar of credit, $1.11 was returned in state & local taxes 
Policy Update
Member Highlights
CBRE moved data to the cloud and took nameplates off of its office doors.  The ROI was unexpected when the office flooded, and a lesson learned for earthquake preparedness
MEMBERS, do you know you receive complimentary tickets to the June 5th International Trade Outlook?

Corporate Level Members ($5,000) receive one, and Executive Level or above ($10,000) receive two complimentary tickets.  Hurry to take advantage!

China Southern Airlines, our Presenting Sponsor, will give away one roundtrip ticket to China at the event.


We welcome new executive committee members:
China Southern Airlines, California State University Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona, Plains All American Pipeline, Tesoro 
And new corporate level members: 
SpaceX, Fisher & Phillips LLP, UCLA Extension, WET Design

Upcoming Member Events

June 10: Workforce Development Committee  (RSVP)

June 12: Connecting the Dots - Zero Emissions Buses: e4Mobility Alliance with Proterra, BYD, e-Bus, US Hybrid and more (RSVP)

June 18:  Board of Governors meeting (RSVP)

June 18: Jobs Defense Council  (RSVP)

June 27: A380 Forecasts at Aviation Subgroup  (RSVP)


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Key Economic Indicators


Unemployment Rates

                   Apr 2013    Apr 2014           

U.S.                  7.5%           6.3%      

California         9.1%          7.8%    

L.A. County     10.0%         8.3%


California's Share of Top 25 Live Action Movies

                          1997         2013 

                            64%          8%

(source FilmLA)

LAEDC President and CEO Bill Allen Receives Honorary Doctorate conferred by CSUN President Dianne Harrison
Investment Mission to China
LAEDC In The News
LAEDC thanks 
County of Los Angeles
Board of Supervisors