Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) is a community-based non-profit organization located in South Los Angeles. Established in 1979 as a citizen advisory committee by former Mayor Tom Bradley, the organization began operations in 1981.
VSEDC has grown from a small grassroots neighborhood organization to a well-known and highly regarded community institution. VSEDC has developed and implemented a comprehensive approach to community economic development through its core program areas:
Business Development: VSEDC developed and manages the Business Enterprise Center (BEC), a 10,000 sq. ft. small business incubator that nurtures, educates and directs start-up businesses. VSEDC operates the City of Los Angeles BusinessSource Center, South Region. This center serves to establish and maintain successful business ventures, create jobs and increase revenues. Commercial/Industrial Development: VSEDC investments include a 175,000 sq. ft. Vermont Slauson Shopping Center, the 60,000 sq. ft. Vermont Slauson Retail Center, the 25,000 sq. ft. former R Ranch Supermarket and the 18,000 sq. ft. Western Slauson Business Center for manufacturers. For more information you can reach them at their corporate office: (323) 753-2335; or the Business Enterprise Center: (323) 789.4515. Or check them out on the website: www.vsedc.org. About LA’s Largest Mixer®: Don’t miss out on L.A.’s largest and longest running business networking event! Over 30 Los Angeles chambers of commerce and business organizations will be at this year’s 16th annual L.A.’s Largest Mixer®, the most heralded business mixer/expo of the year, being held Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 W. 32nd Street Los Angeles, CA 90007. LA’s Largest Mixer® XVI– part social mixer, part business expo – is the 16th installment in the “Largest Mixer®” family of events that has already produced successful mixers for the past 16 years in Orange County, Inland Empire and Las Vegas. For a complete list of exhibitors and sponsors, please visit www.lamixer.com or call 323.230.5656 for further information.