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Economic Impact Study of Sports in the Los Angeles Region

The Los Angeles Sports Council will present the findings of an Economic Impact Analysis of the Sports Industry in the Greater Los Angeles Region at its inaugural LA Sports Summit.  Serving as a cornerstone for the annual Summit, the report will analyze the contribution of sports to the region including jobs supported, taxes generated and output produced by the extensive sports business network across Los Angeles and Orange counties. 

The independent study is being conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and will evaluate data covering all professional sports teams, NCAA Division I, II and III schools, and community colleges, stadiums, arenas and sports facilities in the greater Los Angeles area.

Moderated by:

William Allen, CEO of the LA Economic Development Corporation

Jerry Papazian, Fountainhead Associates and LA Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games Board Member.

Panelists Include:

Lee Malleau, Executive Vice President, Edmonton Global Investment & Trade. CEO of Vancouver Economic Commission. Led the Vancouver’s Olympic Business Programs generating hundreds of millions in economic benefit & new investment during the up to and after the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.