The Mayor's Office of Economic and Business Policy (OEBP) works to retain, grow and attract quality businesses and jobs to the City of LA. The office is integral to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's economic development goals of strengthening our communities while advancing Los Angeles's position as a world-class hub of creative and innovative business.
With direct oversight of 8 City departments, the OEBP helps coordinate City-wide support for business while promoting L.A.'s remarkable natural, technological, and human assets in the global marketplace. The OEBP is managed by Deputy Mayor Matthew Karatz. Click here for Deputy Mayor Karatz's bio.
Los Angeles is where the world creates and innovates and the OEBP can help your business find success here.
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The Office of Economic and Business Policy is a service office, and our primary customers are the many diverse businesses that call Los Angeles home. Through genuine assistance based on an acute understanding of the needs of businesses of all sizes, we will work to help your company stay in L.A. and thrive. Visit Business Services for information on starting and growing your business in Los Angeles.
For personalized assistance and support, please email us at email@example.com, or contact one of our specialist Business Team members below.
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LA City Fellows Program
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