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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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Reports

AEDC releases more than 20 economic reports each year.

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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

Why do you live in Anchorage? Why would you leave Anchorage? We want to know. Tell us today!


Upcoming Events

  1. 1 Million Cups Anchorage

    April 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Every week for 52 weeks
  2. Live. Work. Play. Steering Committee Meeting

    April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  3. Comedy, Economics, and Carbon Tax!

    April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Investor Benefits Focus Group for Investors

    April 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  5. Investor Benefits Focus Group for Non-Investors

    April 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Latest News

Latest News from AEDC

The March AEDC E-News is out! Are you on the AEDC mailing list? If not, sign up here! Included in this month’s E-News: New staff member joins AEDC team New report released Help improve AEDC Investor benefits Upcoming events New businesses for Anchorage Click... read more

Latest News from Live. Work. Play.

The March edition of the Live. Work. Play. (LWP) E-News is out! Are you on the LWP mailing list? If not, sign up here! Included in this month’s E-News: New Alaska Rankings Spotlight on Area of Focus: Community Safety Participate in surveys that will shape our... read more

Help Improve AEDC Investor Benefits!

AEDC is seeking feedback on our Investor benefits and would like your opinion. AEDC Investors: April 6, 2015, 7:30 – 9 a.m. Non-Investors: April 7, 2015, 7:30 – 9 a.m. Location: Hotel Captain Cook Quadrant Room AEDC will be restructuring AEDC Investor benefits in 2015... read more

Rally For Our Troops

The situation: The U.S. Army is tasked to reduce its personnel. The first round of reductions must be made by 2017, and two brigade combat teams in Alaska are being considered. On Feb. 23, a delegation of military officials is traveling to Alaska to learn more about... read more

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