News & Media

The AAED Media Center is the hub for AAED economic development experts, media releases, digital advertising, and other news resources.

Economic Development Experts

AAED’s members represent a network of economic developers and private sector innovators who champion and enact efforts to promote the economic well-being and quality of life for their communities. Our members are entrenched in all facets of economic development and represent federal, state, and local governments, private sector interests, non-profit partnerships, and educational institutions.

Interested in scheduling an interview with AAED or one of our members, or need information for a story?

Katie Hurst, Executive Director
602.240.AAED (2233)

Media Releases


Happy Holidays from AAED!

Happy Holidays from AAED President Skip Becker I wanted to take a moment to thank our Staff, our Board, our Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs, and our Membership. 2023 has been a transition year for us at AAED; we have a new and exciting Executive Director in Katie Hurst...

read more

Get Social