Anchorage Hosting IEDC Conference in 2015!

On Oct. 4-7, 2015, Anchorage hosted the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference. This event brought over a thousand economic development professionals, site selection consultants, vendors and students to Anchorage for the week-long event exposing Alaska to a broad range of potential business and educational opportunities.  AEDC lead the host committee.

For more information, go to the IEDC website!

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The Essence of Crowdfunding

Do you want insight into the many aspects of crowdfunding? Join us at the Essence of Crowdfunding! Keynote speaker Kevin Anselm will discuss the future of inter-state equity based crowdfunding in Alaska and securities law, and a panel of local crowdfunders will discuss the elements of running a successful campaign and the unexpected roadblocks that may arise. Panelist include:

Additionally, the Honorable Mead Treadwell, President, PT Capital, and former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska and Dr. Daniel White, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, University of Alaska, will be inducting Alaskan entrepreneurs into the Northern Innovators Hall of Fame.

Download the event flier here.

 


 

Where: Bear Tooth Theatrepub, 1230 W. 27th Ave., Anchorage

When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015, from 1-4:30 p.m.

  • 1 p.m. Doors Open
  • 1:30 p.m. Welcome: Jon Bittner, AEDC Vice President
  • 1:40 p.m. New Inductions to the Northern Innovators Hall of Fame: the Honorable Mead Treadwell, President, PT Capital, and former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska and Dr. Daniel White, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, University of Alaska
  • 2:10 p.m. Keynote address: Kevin Anselm, Alaska Dept. of Commerce, Community & Economic Development Director
  • 3 p.m. Crowdfunding Panel: ArXotica, David Jensen Photography & Bearpaw River Brewing Company

 

This event is part of the IEDC 2015 Annual Conference and open to the public. For more information, contact AEDC Business & Economic Development Director Bridgette Coleman at (907) 258-3700 or bcoleman@aedcweb.com.

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