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


  • 3-Year Outlook for Anchorage: Click to watch video, view the report and Prezi.


  • Recap of the 2nd annual Pitch-On-A-Train Competition with video.


  • View recent AEDC publications by CLICKING HERE.


  • Unemployment was 5.3 percent in August for Anchorage. Click to view full report.


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


LWP Artwork Revised 12-1-13

Report Artwork Revised 12-1-13

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.


Upcoming Events

High-Functioning Happy Hour

Presented by Engage Anchorage
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Tap Root

Resource Extraction Report Reception

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
5 - 7 p.m.
Hotel Captain Cook

AEDC Annual Board Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
8:30 a.m.
Hotel Captain Cook

Live. Work. Play. First Friday
I Love Anchorage

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
5 - 7 p.m.
Egan Center

Peterson Tower Holiday Party

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Peterson Tower