Welcome to AEDC

Arkansas's education system ranks fifth in the nation, according to Education Week's "Quality Counts" report for 2013.
Arkansas has the fourth lowest cost of doing business in the nation. -CNBC, July 2013
Arkansas-based Walmart was included among Fortune's Most Admired companies in 2012.
Information Technology
Securely and strategically located in the middle of the nation, Arkansas is home to many tech, software, data and telecommunication companies. Click the video on the right for a brief overview or download the Fact Sheets to the left.
Advanced Manufacturing
From recycled steel to luxury jets to heavy-duty road graders, Arkansas and our skilled workforce is an advanced manufacturing leader. Click the video on the right for a brief overview or download the Fact Sheets to the left.
Green Energy & Related Products
The Natural State is more than just a motto for Arkansas. Sustainable practices are a key component to our economic growth. Click the video on the right for a brief overview or download the Fact Sheets to the left.
Other Targeted Business Sectors
Logistics. Biosciences. Start-ups. Arkansas is fertile ground for all types of business, whether you’re homegrown, national, or International. To learn more, download the Fact Sheets to the left.