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AEDC Mission

The mission of AEDC is to grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.

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AEDC Vision

Anchorage will be the #1 city in America to Live, Work and Play by 2025.

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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.

Mission Statement:

To grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.

Vision Statement:

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

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Upcoming Events

Sun 26

2015 Alaska Business Plan Competition

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 28

LWP Narrative Review Committee

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 29

1 Million Cups Anchorage

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Every week for 52 weeks
Thu 30

Bust Fears and Build Courage

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 06

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