Business Events
January 9-10
Arctic Ambitions

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel: This is a premier business event hosted by World Trade Center Anchorage that focuses on trade, commerce, and investment in the Arctic.

January 9-11
Alaska Wholesale Gift Show

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

January 21-23
Alaska Health Summit

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Public Health Association; the 2019 theme is “Healthy Alaskans: For Science, For Action, For Equity.”

January 21-23
Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

Juneau: AYFS is designed to provide training, information, and networking opportunities for commercial fishermen early in their careers.

January 22
Explore Fairbanks Interior Tourism Conference

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center: This conference includes a day filled with educational seminars, networking, and lunch with keynote speaker Mike Bork.

January 23
Junior Achievement of Alaska Awards Banquet

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

January 24-26
Alaska RTI/MTSS Effective Instruction Conference

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The mission of the Alaska Staff Development Network is to improve student achievement by providing researched-based online learning and face-to-face professional development programs for Alaska’s teachers and school administrators.

January 25

Alaska Treatment Free Beekeeping Symposium

Glenn Massay Theater, Palmer: The symposium is intended to benefit—and is open to—all apiarians/beekeepers regardless of experience or affiliation. Sharing ideas and methods can benefit all apiarians/beekeepers in their endeavors to becoming better, more successful beekeepers.

January 27-31
Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Hotel Captain Cook, Egan Center: Scientists, researchers, and students from Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond join together to communicate research activities in the marine regions off Alaska.


February 6-8
Anchorage AEYC Early Childhood Conference

Hilton Anchorage Hotel: “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe… Three, Four, Let’s Explore!” Join other early childhood community members to learn new strategies, hear about the latest research, try out a few practical techniques, and discover new tools and resources.

February 7-9
Alaska Pharmacists Association Convention & Tradeshow

Sheraton Anchorage: The Alaska Pharmacists Association is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization serving pharmacists, technicians, associates, and students.

February 10-14
Alaska Forum on the Environment

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: 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 10-14
TWS Alaska Chapter Annual Meeting

Atwood Center Rasmuson Hall, APU, Anchorage: This is the annual meeting of the Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society and brings together wildlife researchers, managers, educators, students, and administrators.

February 17-19
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 18-20
AML Winter Legislative Meeting

Juneau: The Alaska Municipal League is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 162 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities that represent more than 97 percent of Alaska’s residents.

February 22-25
ASTE Annual Conference

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This is the educational technology conference of the Alaska Society for Technology in Education. This year’s keynote speakers are Kristen Mattson and Jon Landis.

February 26-29

Annual Meeting of the Alaska Anthropological Association

Westmark Hotel, Fairbanks: The annual meeting includes workshops, an evening reception for information and registration, paper presentations, an awards banquet, and keynote speakers.