July is a busy month for AEDC. Click the images below to learn more!
We are hiring two full-time positions, and seeking interns for the fall semester! CLICK HERE to learn more.
The AEDC 3-Year Outlook Luncheon will feature keynote speaker, Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity.com. Thank you to the speaker sponsor, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska. CLICK HERE to learn more and purchase tickets.
Crowdfunding AK will feature Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of the international crowdfunding website, Indiegogo.com. CLICK HERE to learn more and purchase tickets.
The Business Pitch-On-A-Train Competition will be an all-day event on Thursday, July 31. CLICK HERE to learn more and purchase tickets!
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Doors open at 11 a.m.)
Location: Tikahtnu Ballroom, Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, 600 W. 7th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Keynote Speaker: Terry Jones - Thank you to our Speaker Sponsor, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska
|Speaker bio: Terry Jones founded Travelocity.com. He led the company as President and Chief Executive Officer for six years and took the company public.
After leaving Travelocity, Jones was a co-founder of Kayak.com and served as the company’s Chairman until it went public and was later sold to Priceline.
Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at American Airlines & Sabre Inc. In his 24 years at American, Jones held various executive positions including President of Computer Services, Vice President of Applications Development and Vice President of Product Development.
A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones entered the travel industry in 1971 as a travel agent with Vega Travel in Chicago. He later served five years as a vice president of Travel Advisors, a company specializing in business travel to Eastern Europe and the USSR, with offices in Chicago and Moscow.
Jones, who wrote the book, “ON Innovation” is today managing principal of On, Inc., a consultancy he founded to help companies in their transition to the digital economy. He serves on the boards of Boingo, Smart Destinations, Rearden Commerce and Luxury Link. He is a venture capitalist with General Catalyst Partners and the Sierra Angels.
Description: AEDC President & CEO, Bill Popp will release and present the 3-Year Outlook Report for Anchorage and the Anchorage Consumer Optimism Index (ANCi) Report. The 3-Year Outlook Luncheon will fall in the middle of Alaska Entrepreneurship Week. All luncheon attendees will receive a copy of the NEW Alaska Innovator magazine and gift bag filled with goodies from our event sponsors! All attendees will receive a jump drive courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
PLUS, all attendees will be entered to win one the following:
Tickets: Tickets are on sale to AEDC INVESTORS ONLY beginning Monday, June 9, 2014 at a discounted member rate. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday, July 7, 2014.
AEDC investors need to login to purchase tickets. Forgot your login? CLICK HERE to retrieve login info.
Tables: Investors $450 / Non-Investor: $550
Individual Ticket: Investors $50 / Non-Investors $60
SPIRIT OF INNOVATION RECEPTION SPONSOR
AIRLINE SPONSOR GIFT BAG SPONSOR
BOOK SPONSOR USKH
E-TICKET SPONSOR Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.
HOTEL SPONSOR Hotel Captain Cook
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union
BDO USA LLP
Shell Exploration & Production
Totem Ocean Trailer Express
Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters
Providence Alaska Medical Center
Better Business Bureau
Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
Alaska Integrated Media
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Anchorage Media Group
Ohana Media Group
Interested in sponsoring the 3-Year Outlook Luncheon? There are still some sponsorship opportunities available! Call Ruth Glenn with any questions: 907.258.3700.
The 3-Year Outlook Luncheon is a part of Alaska Entrepreneruship Week! Learn about Alaska Entreprenurship Week by CLICKING HERE.