About the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership
Alexandria Economic Development Partnership is a 501(c)6 public-private partnership that promotes the City of Alexandria as a premier location for businesses of all sizes, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and cutting-edge institutions of science and learning. AEDP promotes Alexandria by showcasing the transportation capabilities, workforce, location, scale, and livability to help #growALX. AEDP is led by an independent board of directors and works closely with city management and city elected officials to achieve the shared mission of promoting Alexandria as a business destination.
To promote the City of Alexandria as a premier location for businesses by capitalizing on its assets including multiple Metro stations, historical character, and riverfront location in order to enhance the city’s tax revenue and increase employment opportunities.
Alexandria should be a vibrant, creative, diverse city where large and small businesses can locate and grow while enhancing the community’s quality of life.
Meet The Staff
Our staff can assist prospective and existing business owners in finding resources and services to start up, locate, develop, and grow.
Meet The Board
Our independent Board of Directors is comprised of a range of business sectors including: financial, real estate, hospitality, marketing, information technology, and professional associations. The Board assists in guiding the organization through the creation of strategic plans, overseeing the development of an annual budget, and achieving its mission and goals.
Our Partner Organizations
We partner with local, regional, and national organizations to showcase Alexandria:
- Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
- Industrial Development Authority
- Visit Alexandria
- City of Alexandria
- Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance (NOVA EDA)
- Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)
- Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA)