Economic Development Designations

The Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference (SWAMC) holds various economic development designations, which are conveyed by the State of Alaska and the United States governments. These designations include:

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Alaska Regional Development Organization (ARDOR)
The State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development certified SWAMC as an ARDOR in 1989.
 

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Economic Development District (EDD)

The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) recognized SWAMC as an Economic Development District 1992.
 

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Regional Workforce Development Council

In 2005, SWAMC was selected by the Alaska Workforce Investment Board to convene the Southwest Alaska Workforce Development Council.