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Contact AEDC Development Director Karli Lopez at (907) 258-3700.

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By investing in AEDC you are investing in ANCHORAGE’S FUTURE.

Your support enables us to continue our mission of bringing growth and diversity to Anchorage’s economy. By helping AEDC grow Anchorage’s economy, you in turn will contribute to the long-term success of your own business. By joining AEDC your business has a voice to influence the direction of our economy.

Twice a year AEDC holds two signature luncheons. They are the largest business events in Anchorage with more than 1,500 of Alaska’s business leaders in attendance. Throughout the year, AEDC reaches more than 5,000 social media followers and more than 3,600 email subscribers.

There are five AEDC Investment levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond. Investment in AEDC starts at the Bronze level with $500.

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Karli Lopez
Development Director

All AEDC Investors (Bronze and higher) receive the following benefits and opportunities as part of their investment:

  • Priority access to AEDC Business & Economic Development team for information and support services.
  • Priority access to AEDC Research Department for research requests and contracted service.
  • AEDC connects your business with prospective business developers, as well as business referrals.
  • Listing in the AEDC Business Directory – Online, coming July 2015.
  • Discounted admission to both AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon (January) and the 3-Year Outlook Luncheon (July).
  • Investor Meet & Greet: Exclusively for AEDC Investors and free to attend.
  • New Investor Orientation: Join other new investors to learn more about AEDC.
  • Invitation to the Peterson Tower Holiday Party.
  • Investors listed in printed programs for AEDC’s Signature Luncheons.
  • Investors listed on AEDCweb.com.
  • Investors listed in AEDC magazines, including Alaska Innovator and Live. Work. Play. magazine.
  • Digital “AEDC Investor” graphic for your use.
  • Access to the AEDC SMART Board enabled Chariot Group Board Room for your company meetings or functions. Please call 258-3700 to check availability and make a reservation.
  • Only AEDC Investors can sponsor AEDC Luncheons, reports, events, programs and the Live. Work. Play. initiative. This is an opportunity to publicize your commitment to Anchorage’s future.
  • Sponsorships are applied towards your businesses investment recognition with AEDC.
  • Access new AEDC reports or business opportunities before general public.
  • Eligible to join an AEDC Board Committee.
  • All Investors invited to attend quarterly Board of Director meetings.

Investor Benefits: Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond

Diamond Level: $20,000+

For companies truly committed to elevating Anchorage.

Diamond Level Investors receive:

  • Logo and company link in each AEDC e-newsletter
  • Logo featured on homepage of AEDCweb.com
  • Logo featured in all AEDC publications, including the Live. Work. Play. magazine and Alaska Innovator
  • Complimentary table for ten to both the Economic Forecast Luncheon and 3-Year Outlook Luncheon
  • Preference given for available opportunities to serve on the AEDC Board of Directors
  • Discounted rates on contracted research services
  • AEDC will organize two annual meetings to provide custom information and assistance specific to your business
  • Upgraded listing on on AEDCweb.com with your company logo and link to your company’s website
  • Opportunity to showcase your business by hosting a Meet and Greet exclusively for AEDC Investors
  • Ability to be featured on AEDC materials as the “Investor of the Month”
  • Opportunity to be featured as a contributor in the AEDC Quarterly newsletter (Coming August 2015)
  • Invitation to submit news and updates from your business, to be shared at the quarterly AEDC Board of Directors meetings, on AEDC social media and website and in the AEDC e-news, as space permits
  • Eligible for a seat on the AEDC Board of Directors
Platinum Level: $10,000+

For companies recognized as local leaders.

Platinum Level Investors receive:

  • Discounted rates on contracted research services
  • AEDC will organize one annual meeting to provide custom information and assistance specific to your business
  • Upgraded listing on on AEDCweb.com with your company logo and link to your company’s website
  • Opportunity to showcase your business by hosting a Meet and Greet exclusively for AEDC Investors
  • Ability to be featured on AEDC materials as the “Investor of the Month”
  • Opportunity to be featured as a contributor in the AEDC Quarterly newsletter (Coming August 2015)
  • Invitation to submit news and updates from your business, to be shared at the quarterly AEDC Board of Directors meetings, on AEDC social media and website and in the AEDC e-news, as space permits
  • Eligible for a seat on the AEDC Board of Directors
Gold Level: $5,000+

For companies seeking active participation in economic development and the business community.

Gold Level Investors receive:

  • Upgraded listing on on AEDCweb.com with a link to your company’s website
  • Opportunity to showcase your business by hosting a Meet and Greet exclusively for AEDC Investors
  • Ability to be featured on AEDC materials as the “Investor of the Month”
  • Opportunity to be featured as a contributor in the AEDC Quarterly newsletter (Coming August 2015)
  • Invitation to submit news and updates from your business, to be shared at the quarterly AEDC Board of Directors meetings, on AEDC social media and website and in the AEDC e-news, as space permits
  • Eligible for a seat on the AEDC Board of Directors
Silver Level: $2,500+

For companies that are emerging industry leaders interested in economic development issues.

Silver Level Investors receive:

  • Opportunity to be featured as a contributor in the AEDC Quarterly newsletter (Coming August 2015)
  • Invitation to submit news and updates from your business, to be shared at the quarterly AEDC Board of Directors meetings, on AEDC social media and website and in the AEDC e-news, as space permits
  • Eligible for a seat on the AEDC Board of Directors