PLUS, mark your calendar for the 2015 Resource Extraction Reception!

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When: Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, 625 C St.

FREE to attend!

Click or tap here for information on sponsorships!

"I Love Anchorage" First Friday

Join us in celebrating two years of the award-winning AEDC I Love Anchorage Instagram account at the Anchorage Museum First Friday event, sponsored by Wells Fargo! The exhibit will showcase printed Instagram photos from the first and second year of the account, highlighting how community members Live, Work and Play in Anchorage.

@ILoveAnchorage is not your average Instagram account! Every Monday and Thursday a different Anchorage resident “hosts” the account, sharing photos of how they Live, Work and Play in Anchorage. The first exhibit has generated so much interest, we are expanding it for this event!

Click or tap here to view photos from the 2014 First Friday event!

Thank you to our event sponsor Wells Fargo!

When: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Where: The Lakefront Anchorage (formerly the Millenium Hotel), 4800 Spenard Rd.

Tickets: $25 for AEDC Investors // $30 for non-Investors

Click or tap here for more information or to RSVP!

AEDC 2015 Resource Extraction Reception

Please join the AEDC Board of Directors and Investors for the release of the 2015 Resource Extraction Report. The Resource Extraction Report and reception are generously sponsored by Northrim Bank

The reception will feature video addresses by:

  • Senator Lisa Murkowski
  • Senator Dan Sullivan

Featured speakers:

  • Joe Beedle, Northrim Bank President & CEO
  • Bill Popp, AEDC President & CEO

This Report uses the latest information available to project the potential economic impact of proposed resource extraction projects on the horizon. Click or tap here to view past Resource Extraction Reports.


AEDC Seeking Live. Work. Play. Director & Communications Coordinator

AEDC is seeking to fill two vacant positions in the organization with two dynamic and innovative professionals.

Live. Work. Play. Director

The LWP Director is responsible for managing and supporting the successful development and deployment of AEDC’s LWP strategies, programs and initiatives. The LWP initiative works to develop the health and vibrancy of the Anchorage community as the foundation of AEDC’s vision that by 2025, Anchorage will be the #1 city in America to live, work and play. To view the full job description and learn how to apply, tap or click here.

Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator works with the AEDC Communications Director to develop and implement all communications, advertising, marketing, public relations, external communications, social media and online presence for AEDC. To view the full job description and learn how to apply, tap or click here.

Anchorage Hosts Successful 2015 IEDC Annual Conference!

Last week, during the seven days of conference related events, Alaska and Anchorage were placed on a global economic stage. We wanted to share with you some of the results this conference produced for our community.

The IEDC conference had an estimated $2.5 million economic impact to Anchorage and Alaska. The 1,300 attendees - accompanied by an estimated 200+ spouses, children and guests - traveled from 48 states, Washington D.C., the Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico and 12 countries.Over 150 Alaskans attended the conference. An estimated 100+ site selection industry professionals attended representing thousands of businesses seeking new locations for investment.  

Thank you to all the businesses and organizations that participated on the Anchorage Host Committee to help make this event such a great success! Click or tap here to read's coverage of the conference.

Win TWO FIRST CLASS TICKETS to Asia on Delta Air Lines!

Have you bought your Live. Work. Play. Raffle ticket yet? Don't miss out on the chance to win two First Class tickets to Asia, Japan or Micronesia provided by Delta Air Lines! Other prizes include two sets of coach tickets for any domestic Delta Air Lines flight! Tickets are $100 each and only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Proceeds benefit the AEDC LWP Initiative.

To purchase raffle tickets,
 contact AEDC at (907) 258-3700 or!
Prizes donated by:

Upcoming AEDC events:

"I Love Anchorage" First Friday
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015: 6 - 9 p.m. at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
AEDC 2015 Resource Extraction Reception 
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015: 5 - 7 p.m. at The Lakefront Anchorage (formerly the Millennium Hotel)
AEDC Annual Board of Directors Meeting 
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015: 8 - 11 a.m., location TBD

Peterson Tower Holiday Party 
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at 510 L Street
AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon 
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Dena'ina Center
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Thank You AEDC Diamond Investors



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