Tickets for the Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon are almost SOLD OUT! We are excited to offer a new option: “Coffee Tickets.” The Coffee Tickets are $50 and do not include lunch or a gift bag. These attendees will be offered coffee, tea and water and will be seated along the perimeter of the room. There is only a limited number of these tickets left. Don’t hesitate to make your purchase today! Click here to buy your Coffee Ticket today.

The AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon has sold out for the past three years in a row with more than 1,500 attendees. You do not want to miss this luncheon with guest speaker Daniel Pink.

At the event, AEDC President and CEO, Bill Popp, will present the 1-Year Economic Forecast for Anchorage and share the results of the Anchorage Business Confidence Index. He will give an update on AEDC’s Live. Work. Play. initiative and tell us how Anchorage ranks for living, working and playing when compared to the largest city in each state, plus the District of Columbia.

2015 Keynote Speaker: Daniel Pink

Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink is the author of five provocative books about the changing world of work, including the long-running NewYork Times best seller, A Whole New Mind, and the #1 New York Times best seller, Drive. His books have been translated into 33 languages. Currently, Pink hosts Crowd Control, a series on National Geographic Television that takes problems and creates solutions using unique design, technology and behavioral science principles.
For more information on Mr. Pink, click here.

When: *NEW DATE* Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 10:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m.

Join AEDC in the Dena’ina Lobby at 10:30 a.m. to learn about the AEDC Live. Work. Play. initiative and to view the AEDC I Love Anchorage exhibit.

Program begins at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Dena’ina Center, 600 W. 7th Ave., Anchorage

Tickets: NEW OPTION! All regular luncheon tickets have been sold. We are now offering “Coffee Only” seating for $50. This ticket price does not include lunch or gift bag. These attendees will be offered coffee, tea and water and will be seated along the perimeter of the room. There is a limited number of these seats left and available for purchase. Don’t hesitate to purchase your seat today.

Thank you to our all of our current 2015 Economic Forecast Sponsors!

Keynote Speaker Co-Sponsors:

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Keynote Reception Sponsor:


Economic Forecast Report Sponsor:


Business Confidence Index Report Sponsor:


Gift Bag Sponsor:


Primary Sponsors:

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Book Sponsor: 

Coffman Engineering

Hotel Sponsor: The Hotel Captain Cook

E-Ticket Sponsor: Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd.

Airline Sponsor: Alaska Airlines

Sponsor: First National Bank AlaskaAlaska USA Federal Credit UnionKeyBank,  Alaska Executive SearchProvidence Health and Services Alaska, Shell Exploration & ProductionAleut Corporation, BDO USA LLPPacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, The Superior Group

Media Sponsors: Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska Business Monthly, iHeartMediaAnchorage Media Group, Alaska Integrated MediaOhana Media Group, KTUU

Contributing Sponsors: Birch, Horton, Bittner & Cherot, Princess Cruises, Spenard Builders Supply, National Cooperative Bank

Sponsorships are still available! To learn about the opportunities still available for the 2015 Economic Forecast Luncheon, contact Karli Lopez at (907) 258-3700 or!

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