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2015 Legislative Session Visitor Survey

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JEDC partnered with the Alaska Committee to conduct a survey of visitors to Juneau during the 2015 Legislative Session
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JEDC partnered with the Alaska Committee to conduct a survey of visitors to Juneau during the 2015 Legislative Session

2015 JEDC Investor Highlight: Avista Utilities

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Avista Utilities continues to be a valued partner of JEDC and its program. President of Avista Utilities, Dennis Vermillion, states, “JEDC serves as the cornerstone to the region’s planning and strategies related to economic development and fostering a healthy economic climate in Juneau and Southeast Alaska. We’re pleased to support JEDC’s focus on growing this region’s economy.”
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JEDC appreciates Avista's commitment to Juneau's economic future. Avista Corp. is an energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses. Click the image to learn how to become an Investor in JEDC.

2015 JEDC Investor Highlight: BP

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BP continues to be a valued partner of JEDC and its program. Tamera Lienhart, Director of Community & Public Affairs, states, "BP Alaska is focused on creating jobs for Alaskans and continuing to invest in the future of this great state. We are pleased to support the work of the Juneau Economic Development Council, helping to grow and sustain economic opportunity across Southeast Alaska.”
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JEDC appreciates BP's commitment to Juneau's economic future. BP opened its first office in Alaska in 1959, and for more than four decades has led the oil and gas industry that drives economic growth in Alaska. Click the image to learn how to become an Investor in JEDC.

SeaPerch Camp Instills STEM Skills

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JEDC STEM Instructor Bernadette Rosano works with student Devin Moorehead on an autonomous underwater vehicle (a robot!).
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SeaPerch campers hone their electrical engineering skills. JEDC recognizes the need to develop Talent for Alaska’s future workforce and promotes K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills.

Alaska team wins first place at World Championship

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Team Shrödinger’s Hat celebrates in St. Lois at FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship
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Team Shrödinger’s Hat has brought the first place Inspire Award home to Alaska from the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship. Schrödinger's Hat competed against the 128 best teams worldwide and won the highest award given in FTC -- the Inspire Award.

Enter the 2015 Storefront Awards by May 15

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2015 Storefront Awards encourages downtown business and property owners to upgrade their street frontage and sparkle
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2015 Storefront Awards encourages downtown business and property owners to upgrade their street frontage and sparkle

Alaska Fish Radio’s Laine Welch Guest Stars at Maritime Festival

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Meet and speak with radio celeb, Laine Welch one of Juneau’s best annual free events—the Juneau Maritime Festival, May 9 at Marine Park.
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Meet and speak with radio celeb, Laine Welch one of Juneau’s best annual free events—the Juneau Maritime Festival, May 9 at Marine Park.

JEDC’s annual Maritime Festival is May 9

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Become a sponsor or volunteer at the annual celebration of Juneau’s maritime history, culture and commerce at this popular, fun, informative and free Maritime Festival at Marine Park.
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Become a sponsor or volunteer at the annual celebration of Juneau’s maritime history, culture and commerce at this popular, fun, informative and free Maritime Festival at Marine Park.

Register for STEM Summer Camp!

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2015 STEM Summer Camps are now open for registration for students entering grades 2-9. Space is limited for these popular camps.
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JEDC STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Summer Camp Registration is open!

Alaska Airlines to fly Alaska's Top Robotics Teams to World Championship

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Great companies, like Alaska Airlines, make JEDC program FIRST possible. Learn about Alaska students leading the way in robotics here.
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Great companies, like Alaska Airlines, make JEDC program FIRST possible. Learn about Alaska students leading the way in robotics here.