Glendale, CA Among Top Finalists for LAEDC’s EDDY Awards in “Most Business-Friendly City” Category
– Glendale has been named as a finalist in the LAEDC’s EDDY Awards for its exceptional efforts in creating a business-friendly environment.
– The city’s innovative programs focusing on equity, sustainability, and resilience have earned recognition and praise from industry and regional agencies.
The City of Glendale is proud to announce its selection as a finalist in the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) esteemed EDDY Awards. Glendale has been recognized for its outstanding commitment to being a business-friendly city, highlighting its innovative programs that prioritize equity, sustainability, and resilience. The LAEDC named Glendale as one of the five finalists, alongside Carson, Long Beach, Norwalk, and Torrance. All finalists will be honored with a plaque and scroll from Los Angeles County as a celebration of their dedication to providing business resiliency resources and assistance.
Glendale’s dedication to creating an environment where businesses can thrive, create jobs, and achieve their goals has not gone unnoticed. Mayor Dan Brotman commended the efforts of the City staff in shaping a vibrant future for Glendale and its residents. The Community Development Department plays a crucial role in this endeavor, working tirelessly to create a supportive environment for businesses to grow and prosper. The department collaborates with various teams, such as Building & Safety, Planning, Code Enforcement & Licensing, and Economic Development, to facilitate business needs and ensure the thriving of the local business community.
The LAEDC is a non-profit organization established in 1981 by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Its mission is to attract and grow new businesses in the region while stimulating job creation. The EDDY Awards support this mission by recognizing economic development professionals who contribute to reinventing the local economy. These awards aim to advance growth, prosperity, equity, and inclusion in the diverse business communities of Los Angeles County. The winners of the “Most Business-Friendly City” award will be announced at the 2023 EDDY Awards gala, which will be held on November 8th at SoFi Stadium. Over 600 leaders from the business, government, civic, and educational sectors are expected to attend the event.
Glendale is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County, with a population of over 200,000. It offers limitless opportunities and is known for its rich history and cultural diversity. Glendale’s downtown area is bustling with corporate headquarters and tech giants. The city also boasts two first-class regional shopping malls and a walkable Arts & Entertainment District, providing endless fine dining options. For more information about Glendale’s Economic Development initiatives, visit ChooseGlendaleCA.com or connect with them on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @ChooseGlendale.