The Mission of the Valdez Economic Development Department is to develop and promote economic vitality by creating and retaining jobs through business, tourism, and community development while preserving the culture and environment of the area. This also includes developing and promoting housing availability and affordability for all income levels including, but not limited to, seniors.
It also oversees marketing efforts for prospective businesses and residents and works hand in hand with Community Development and Ports and Harbor to remove barriers to business expansion and development in Valdez. The department also oversees all community sponsored events, as well as, assisting local non-profits with their events to make them successful.
"Unlocking Business Opportunities"
Coming in 2019! Summer Market Days!
Summer Market Days Announcement: Have you dreamed of owning your own business? Have you always wanted somewhere to showcase your designs; your new invention; your products? Now is your chance to take it to the streets! Put your products in front of Locals and Visitors!
The Economic Development Department will be hosting weekly market days during the Summer.
Starting on June 1st and ending on August 31st, every Saturday from Noon until 5:00 p.m.
The City of Valdez will showcase our local vendors, entrepreneurs and businesses.
Are you interested in having a Booth? Vendor Sign Up is NOW OPEN!!