• See how different people Live. Work. Play. in Anchorage on our community Instagram account, iloveanchorage!


  • The 2014 3-Year Outlook Luncheon will feature guest speaker, Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity.com. CLICK HERE to learn more!


  • Alaska Entrepreneurship Week is July 25 - Aug 1, 2014. CLICK HERE to view a calendar of events!


  • Anchorage unemployment was 4.9 percent in May 2014. Click to view the full report sponsored by First National Bank Alaska.


  • One in ten jobs in Anchorage is directly or indirectly related to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.


  • The Business Pitch-On-A-Train Competition is July 31. Buy your ticket now.


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2013 Economic Forecast Luncheon: Tickets on sale now!

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Have you bought your tickets to AEDC's 2013 Economic Forecast Luncheon yet? Get your ticket today by clicking here!

1/28 UPDATE: Tickets can only be purchased by calling the AEDC office: 907.258-3700. 

AEDC is proud to introduce Richard Florida as the keynote speaker at the luncheon this year. Richard Florida is a Professor at the University of Toronto and NYU; Senior Editor of The Atlantic and author of “Rise of the Creative Class." On his website, Florida defines the creative class as 30 percent of the U.S. workforce, divided into two segments, “Creative Professionals” and “Super-Creative Core.” He believes the Creative Class is the core force of economic growth in our future economy. 

In addition to Richard Florida's presentation, AEDC will be releasing the 2013 Economic Forecast, Anchorage Business Confidence Index survey results and the Champions for Live. Work. Play. will be unveiled! Mark your calendars for AEDC's Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon on Jan. 30, 2013.