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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

Thu 30

How the Internet Killed the Television Star

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri 31

Bookkeeping & Quickbooks Advanced

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 31

Alaska Entrepreneurship Summit with Brad Feld

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 31

Bookkeeping & Quickbooks Payroll

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 01

Anchorage Mini Maker Faire

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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