The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is excited to announce that Andrew Busch, a renowned economic futurist and expert in predicting future economic trends, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming AEDC Luncheon in August. Busch’s forward-thinking insights and profound understanding of emerging economic trends make him an exceptional addition to this highly anticipated event.

Busch will deliver an engaging keynote address exploring high-level national trends and evolving industries that significantly impact Alaska. His presentation will cover critical topics such as energy, climate technology, artificial intelligence, and labor supply, providing valuable insights for businesses and policymakers in the region.

“We are thrilled to have Andrew Busch as our keynote speaker for this year’s luncheon,” said Jenna Wright, President and CEO of AEDC. “His expertise in economic forecasting and emerging industries will be invaluable to Anchorage business leaders as we navigate an ever-changing economic landscape and imagine what the next chapter of Anchorage could look like.”

Join us as we explore the future of our economy with one of the leading voices in economic forecasting. For more information about the event and sponsorship opportunities, please visit

Tickets for the luncheon are now available for purchase here.

About AEDC
The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is a private nonprofit corporation 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 for Anchorage residents.

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Tickets are on sale now for the 2024 August Economic Development Luncheon!