AEDC Progress Report: 2014 Q3

Report Highlights

  • Executed Alaska Entrepreneurship Week with four successful AEDC events (Maker Faire, Crowdfunding AK, 3-Year Outlook Luncheon & Pitch-on-a-Train).
  • 2014 3-Year Outlook Luncheon: Sponsorships exceeded budget; ticket sales exceeded budget and the speaker was well received.
  • AEDC completed the Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Survey with more than 380 business participating.
  • AEDC completed a cargo-related business analysis report for the Airport.
  • AEDC endorsed a KivaZip loan by ArXotica for $10,000 that was successful.
  • Use of AnchorageProspector tool is up.
  • All areas of Live. Work. Play. met in Q3 and planning began for the Signature event.
  • 143 organizations have signed the Live. Work. Play. MoU.
  • AEDC released four reports to the public in Q3.
  • During Q3 AEDC had 133 media placements for a value of $282,195 and a reach of 12,177,375.
  • AEDC social media has continued to grow across all platforms in Q3 of 2014.

Download the full report (PDF file) here: 2014 Q3 AEDC Progress Report