Upcoming Events

  1. Follow The Light

    December 20, 2014 - January 10, 2015
  2. Christmas Holiday – AEDC Closed

    December 24 - December 25
  3. 1 Million Cups Anchorage

    December 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week for 52 weeks
  4. New Year’s Holiday – AEDC Closed

    December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015
  5. Live. Work. Play. Steering Committee Meeting

    January 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Recent News from the AEDC

AEDC Luncheon Tickets Available to Investors!

AEDC Investors can purchase tickets for the Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon starting TODAY! The AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon has sold out for the past three years in a row with more than 1,500 attendees. AEDC Investors have early access to purchase tickets. You...

Anchorage jobs total strong for October

Anchorage jobs total strong for October The October unemployment rate in Anchorage was 4.7 percent, down 0.2 percent from September’s revised rate, according to the latest employment report released by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and sponsored by First...

John Parrott Named Airport Executive of the Year

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is pleased to announce that John Parrott, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Manager, has been presented the Airport Executive of the Year award by the Northwest Chapter of the American Association...

Daniel Pink Announced as AEDC Luncheon Keynote Speaker!

AEDC is excited to announce that Daniel Pink will be the Keynote Speaker at our 2015 Economic Forecast Luncheon in February! When: *NEW DATE* Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m. Where: Dena’ina Center, 600 W. 7th Ave., Anchorage Tickets: *On...

I Love Anchorage First Friday

For the first time, Anchorage Economic Development Corp. hosted a First Friday on Nov. 7, 2014. As the signature Live. Work. Play. event of the year, the First Friday showcased printed photos, sourced from the I Love Anchorage Instagram account that AEDC manages. The...

New report: Anchorage Consumer Optimism Index for Q3

Following an all-time high in the second quarter of this year, confidence in the Anchorage economy continued to set records in the third quarter, according to the latest Anchorage Consumer Optimism Index (ANCi) report released by the Anchorage Economic Development...

Alaskan Leaders and AEDC receive top honors

Two Alaskan leaders and the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. were honored by the International Economic Development Council at its annual conference this week in Fort Worth, Texas. Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Deputy...

September Unemployment: 4.9%

Anchorage unemployment fell to 4.9 percent in September, according to the latest employment report released by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and sponsored by First National Bank Alaska. With the highest jobs total on record for the month, coupled with a low...