Business Events


December 2-5

ALASBO Annual Conference

Anchorage: Annual conference of the Alaska Association of School Business Officials.

December 7-9

ASGA Annual Conference

Cape Fox Lodge, Ketchikan: The Alaska Shellfish Growers Association conference includes a banquet, movie viewing, and oyster tasting. It also includes the ASGA annual business meeting; a tour of local farms; discussions about oyster and kelp farming regulations; and growing a successful business in the mariculture industry.


January 10-12

Alaska Wholesale Gift Show

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: This event provides an opportunity for small business owners/producers to grow their buyer base, meeting face-to-face with other business owners, buyers, and managers. There are show specials on hotels, car rentals, travel concierges, and more.

January 18

Meet Alaska Conference and Trade Show

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: Hosted by the Alliance, this is the largest one-day energy conference in Alaska and includes educational forums and a tradeshow.

January 22-24

Alaska Health Summit

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The 2019 summit theme is “Diverse Stories Inspiring Community Action” and the conference will highlight diverse, positive stories of community action and change as well as share successful strategies, important lessons learned, evidence-based recommendations, and additional opportunities for continued work together.

January 24

Junior Achievement of Alaska Awards Banquet

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: Four new Alaskans will be inducted and recognized with this prestigious award. Attended by more than 400 business representations, the program consists of a networking reception, dinner, and awards ceremony.

January 25-27

Alaska RTI/MTSS Conference

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: Featured sessions include Mindset Mathematics, Student Engagement and Self-Efficacy, Computational Thinking and Computer Science in the Elementary Classroom, and Collaborative Leadership Collaborative.

January 28 – February 1

Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: Scientists, researchers, and students from Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond come together to communicate research activities in the marine regions of Alaska.


February 6-9

Anchorage AEYC Early Childhood Conference

Hilton Anchorage: This year’s keynote speaker is Cate Heroman, author of Making & Tinkering with STEM, who will conduct workshops on Friday and Saturday.

February 11-15

Alaska Forum on the Environment

Dena’ina Center: The Alaska Forum on the Environment is Alaska’s largest statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, nonprofit and for-profit businesses, community leaders, Alaskan youth, conservationists, biologists, and community elders.

February 13-15

Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference

Hilton Anchorage: The Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference is a conglomeration of the many groups and societies that make up the professional mapping community throughout the state.

February 16-19

ASTE Annual Conference

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This is the educational technology conference of the Alaska Society for Technology in Education. This year’s theme: Unplugged.

February 25-27

Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference

Hilton Anchorage: The Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference (ASSEC) is committed to providing high quality professional development relevant to the cultural, rural, and remote characteristics of Alaska.

February 26-28

TWS Alaska Chapter Annual Meeting

Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Juneau: This is the annual meeting of the Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society and brings together wildlife researchers, managers, educators, students, and administrators