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Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

The mission of AEDC is to foster the development of a thriving, sustainable, and varied economy.

Established in 1987 as a private nonprofit corporation (IRS code 501(c)(6)), AEDC is dedicated to stimulating economic growth and diversification in Anchorage. Its mission also involves cultivating a positive business environment and enhancing the quality of life for Anchorage residents. Funding for the corporation is derived from private contributions, municipal and state grants, as well as contracts.

Contact Details

Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
510 L Street, Suite 603, Anchorage, AK, 99501
Phone: 907-258-3700
Jenna Wright
President & CEO
Ashley Ebnet
Director of Marketing & Development
Natalie Gomez
Workforce Development Program Manager
Invest in AEDC

Help us to grow a prosperous and diverse economy.

AEDC investors receive first access to key economic data and benefit from a network of many of the state’s top businesses and large employers; all while contributing to the long-term success of our economy.

Choose Anchorage

A framework for revitalization focused on improving four interconnected aspects of Anchorage that will strengthen the city’s economic vitality for decades to come.

This plan consists of four major goals that build on one another:
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Driving new investment and strengthening existing businesses.
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Deepening the pipeline of skilled talent.
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Enhancing the city’s quality of place.
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Investing in critical infrastructure.

AEDC biannual luncheons are the largest sit-down business event in Alaska. A perennial sell-out, the Economic Forecast Luncheon is attended by over 1,500 industry leaders, C-suite executives, senior staff, business owners, independent contractors and young professionals.

3 Year Outlook Luncheon

August 7th 2024