Upcoming Events

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – AEDC Closed

    November 27 - November 28
  2. AEDC Annual Board Meeting

    December 3 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. 1 Million Cups Anchorage

    December 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Every week for 52 weeks
  4. Peterson Tower Holiday Party

    December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Drive-In at the Loussac Library

    December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Recent News from the AEDC

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...

2014 Resource Extraction Report Released!

The AEDC Resource Extraction Report projects the potential jobs and investments that could be made by the resource extraction industry over the next decade. The report is sponsored by Northrim Bank and the research support is provided by Petroleum News, North of 60...

Anchorage jobs numbers remain high

With near-record jobs numbers in August, Anchorage’s labor market was typical of a “full employment” environment, according to the latest employment report released by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and sponsored by First National Bank Alaska. The total...