AEDC Progress Report: 2016 Q1

Report Highlights

  • Hosted a sell-out crowd for the Economic Forecast Luncheon on Jan. 27 with more than 1,500 attendees. Keynote speaker was Alexa Clay, author of “The Misfit Economy.”
  • AEDC signed a partnership agreement with the Alaska International Airport System and the Municipality of Anchorage to form the Alaska AeroNexus® Alliance.
  • AEDC joined the Alaska’s Future coalition and held a public education event with a presentation from Ron Duncan and Vince Beltrami at the Hotel Captain Cook.
  • Fourteen new Investors and 15 dropped Investors in Q1.
  • Business & Economic Development Department assisted 49 businesses.
  • AEDC created, designed and released seven economic reports in Q1.
  • Live. Work. Play.: The Steering Committee has been restructured with all new members confirmed.
  • During Q1 AEDC had 256 media placements for a value of $13,476,140 and a reach of 323,626,727.
  • AEDC social media has continued to grow across all platforms in Q1 of 2016, with the Live. Work. Play. I Love Anchorage Instagram account surpassing 10,000 followers.

Download the full report (PDF file) here: 2016 Q1 AEDC Progress Report