What is AEDC?
AEDC is a private non-profit corporation (IRS code 501(c)(6)), operating since 1987. It exists to encourage growth and diversity in the Anchorage economy, promote a favorable business climate and improve the standard of living of Anchorage residents. Funding sources for the corporation are private contributions, municipal and state grants and contracts.
To grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.
By 2025, Anchorage is the #1 city in America to live, work and play.
Integrity: Being transparent and ethical in all our dealings
Credibility: Demonstrating competency and expertise in everything that we do
Proactive: Creating opportunities through innovative actions
Collaboration: Leveraging our strengths with the strengths of others
Join us for the 2015 Resource Extraction Reception & Report Release on November 10!
Five Alaska organizations, including AEDC, were honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at its annual conference this week, held in Anchorage this year.
AEDC received two Excellence in Economic Development Awards this year, including top honors (gold) in the General Purpose Website category. The awards recognize the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials and the year’s most influential leaders.read more
Anchorage unemployment in August dropped to 4.5 percent, a 0.3 percent decrease from July’s revised rate, according to the latest employment report release by Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and sponsored by First National Bank Alaska. The rate remains below the national rate of 5.2 percent and the statewide rate of 5.5 percent.read more