Business Events

June 14-18
Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

Kenai Peninsula College, Homer: Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College/UAA, this highly acclaimed, nationally-recognized conference features workshops, craft talks, public readings, and panel presentations in literary fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and the business of writing.

June 17-21
9th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference
Nuka Wellness and Learning Center, Anchorage: The general conference presents Southcentral Foundation’s developed and proven content on organizational strategies and processes; integrated medical, behavioral, and traditional practices; and supporting infrastructure.
June 18-19
National 8(a) Association Alaska Regional Conference

Anchorage Marriott Downtown: The 2019 Alaska Regional Conference offers educational sessions, matchmaking, networking, and resources for all small businesses.

July 11
Best of Alaska Business
49th State Brewing Co., Anchorage: Alaska Business honors more than sixty companies that have been selected by our readers as leaders in their field, ranging from breweries and sushi restaurants to web designers and swag providers. The event is awesome—and space is limited.
July 8-12 & 22-26
Alaska Business Week

Alaska Business Week is a one-week summer program teaching the basic principles of private sector business to Alaskan high school students. The Anchorage program runs July 8-12 at King Tech High School and the Mat-Su program runs July 22-26 at Colony High School.

July 12-18
Uniform Law Commission Annual Meeting

Anchorage: The Uniform Law Commission provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived, and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law.

August 13-15
AML Summer Legislative Meeting

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

August 21-23
APA Annual Meeting

Centennial Hall, Juneau: The Alaska Power Association’s 68th Annual Meeting and ARECA Insurance Exchange Annual Meeting, hosted by Alaska Electric Light & Power and Inside Passage Electric Cooperative, brings together APA’s statewide membership for three days of association business, general sessions, speakers, and networking.

September 23-27
Alaska Fire Conference

Ketchikan: The conference includes training, workshops, lectures, and a firefighter competition.

September 23-27
IAWP 2019 Conference
Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The theme for the 2019 conference of the International Association of Women Police is “Mentoring the Next Generation.”
September 25-28
Museums Alaska Annual Conference
Kodiak: This year’s conference theme is “Critical Conversations: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion,” as “the museum field is currently engaging in critical conversations regarding how our institutions can evolve to become more equitable, inclusive, diverse, and accessible.”
September 26-28
ASA Fall Conference
Fairbanks: The Alaska Council of School Administrators’ unifying purpose is to support educational leaders through professional forums, provide a voice that champions possibilities for all students, and purposeful advocacy for public education.
September 27
Alaska Business Top 49ers Luncheon
Anchorage Marriott Downtown: Come honor the top forty-nine Alaska companies ranked by revenue at our annual luncheon. 907-276-4373 |
September 30–October 4
AAHPA Annual Conference
Juneau: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators.
October 7-10
ATIA Annual Convention & Trade Show
Centennial Hall, Juneau: The Alaska Travel Industry Association is the leading nonprofit trade organization for the state’s tourism industry. The theme for this year’s conference is “Legend of Alaska.”
October 17-19
Fairbanks: The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is the largest representative annual gathering in the United States of any Native peoples. Delegates are elected on a population formula of one representative per twenty-five Native residents in the area, and delegate participation rates at the annual convention typically exceed 95 percent.
October 22-24
Alaska Chamber Fall Forum
Cordova: Open to the public, the Alaska Chamber’s Annual Conference is the state’s premier business conference. The conference draws 200 to 225 attendees and features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and breakout sessions on issues of statewide concern to Alaska business.
October 25-27
Alaska Cross Content Conference
Anchorage: The mission of the Alaska State Literacy Association is to empower educators, inspire students, and encourage leaders with the resources they need to make literacy accessible for all.