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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

Wed 05

1 Million Cups Anchorage

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wed 05

Live. Work. Play. Steering Committee Meeting

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu 06

Workplace Well-Being Committee Meeting

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 11

LWP Community Safety Meeting

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed 19

AEDC Quarterly Board Meeting

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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