What is AEDC?
AEDC is a private non-profit corporation (IRS code 501(c)(6)), operating since 1987. It exists to encourage growth and diversity in the Anchorage economy, promote a favorable business climate and improve the standard of living of Anchorage residents. Funding sources for the corporation are private contributions, municipal and state grants and contracts.
To grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.
By 2025, Anchorage is the #1 city in America to live, work and play.
Integrity: Being transparent and ethical in all our dealings
Credibility: Demonstrating competency and expertise in everything that we do
Proactive: Creating opportunities through innovative actions
Collaboration: Leveraging our strengths with the strengths of others
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The Workplace Well-Being Area of Focus concluded its inaugural survey of businesses’ employee well-being initiatives. The committee reviewed a total of 25 survey responses and is pleased to recognize eight Anchorage organizations with the “Workplace Well-Being Award.”...read more
Mike Prozeralik, KPB Architects’ president and managing principal, was honored at the International Economic Development Council’s annual conference as an influential leader in economic development. Awarded the 2016 Citizen Leadership Award, Prozeralik was recognized...read more
Join us at an Investor-only Meet and Greet to eat, drink and network with fellow AEDC investors and learn more about the new internship project from the Live. Work. Play. Workforce Development Area of Focus. The Chariot Group is generously hosting this event and will...read more
Health care industry continues 13-year steady growth in Anchorage economy The sixth edition of the 2016 AEDC Employment Report, sponsored by First National Bank Alaska, has just been released. The Anchorage unemployment rate for August was 5.0 percent, down 0.2...read more