APEX Accelerator Project

2023 NACo Achievement Award Winner

Los Angeles County, Calif., CA

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About the Program

Category: Community and Economic Development (Best in Category)

Year: 2023

The Los Angeles County APEX Accelerator is an Office of Small Business program within the Economic Development Branch of the Department of Economic Opportunity. It targets Los Angeles County Small Businesses who lack resources to secure contracts with local, state, and federal government agencies. The Los Angeles County APEX provides government contracting one-on-one counseling, training events, and networking services to assist small businesses. The program helps small businesses expand into public sector markets previously unavailable to them due to resource and knowledge gaps.