Regional Partners

Los Angeles Air Force Base Los Angeles Air Force Base: The Los Angeles Air Force Base is a key part of the foundation supporting the Southern California aerospace industry and employs nearly 4,500 military, civilian and technical support contractors. The Los Angeles Air Force Base is home to the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). SMC is the birthplace of military space and center of military space acquisition excellence. Its mission is to deliver resilient and affordable space capabilities for the nation.


Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach: Together the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach make up the fifth-busiest port facility in the world and the busiest in the Western Hemisphere. International trade accounts for 25% of the overall state economy, and the Southern California ports are responsible for 40% of the nation's imports. On average, 7 million cargo containers move through the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports each year.


Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): is the sixth busiest airport in the world and third in the United States, offering 692 daily flights to 85 domestic cities and 928 weekly nonstop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries on 64 passenger air carriers. In 2013, LAX served nearly 66.7 million passengers, processed more than 1.9 million tons of air cargo valued at over $91.6 billion. LAX generated 294,400 jobs in Los Angeles County with labor income of $13.6 billion and an economic output of more than $39.7 billion. This activity added $2.5 billion to local and state revenues.


South Bay Council of Governments South Bay Council of Governments: is a joint powers authority of 16 cities and the County of Los Angeles that share the goal of maximizing the quality of life and productivity of our area.


League of California Cities League of California Cities: is an association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.


Los Angeles County Business Federation Los Angeles County Business Federation: harnesses the urgent desire for businesses in Los Angeles County to have a stronger voice with elected officials by creating a powerful, grassroots alliance.


California Chamber of Commerce California Chamber of Commerce: a not-for-profit organization committed to helping California businesses survive and thrive.


United States Chamber of Commerce United States Chamber of Commerce: the world's largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions.



SB-logo.jpgThe South Bay Workforce Investment Board:

The Board is comprised of 60 members representing business, labor, education, economic development, the One-Stop partners and other local workforce system stakeholders. The Board provides oversight for the SBWIB’s workforce programs and develops polices to ensure compliance and effective operations.

The responsibilities of the SBWIB are accomplished through the following committees: Business and Economic Development; One-Stop Policy; Performance and Evaluation; and the Youth Development Council.