Business Events

May 2-4
ACP Alaska Chapter Meeting

Sheraton Hotel & Spa, Anchorage: ACP is the American College of Physicians, and the annual chapter meeting is an opportunity for CME credits and MOC points.

May 2-4
Alaska VFW State Convention
Anchorage: The annual convention includes a Joint Memorial Service, VFW Business Session, guest banquets, and other events.

May 7-9

Wakefield Fisheries Symposium

Anchorage: This symposium aims to provide a forum for discussion on ways to facilitate effective cooperative research, a platform for scientific talks on the application and results of cooperative research, and opportunity to evaluate how such research might be best envisioned, applied, and implemented.

May 8-10
Alaska Bar Convention
Fairbanks: This conference provides opportunities to complete CLE requirements as well as an opening reception, several luncheons, and an awards reception and dinner.
May 13-16
AWWMA Statewide Conference
Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This conference is a venue for information, technology, expertise, curiosity, and thirst (for refreshment and knowledge) for the Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association.
May 16-19
ACUL Annual Meeting
Talkeetna: The Alaska Credit Union League’s annual meeting is an opportunity to gather, network, and learn.
May 16-19
Alaska Optometric Association CE Conference
Alyeska Resort, Girdwood: The mission of the AKOA is to influence the future of eye care by ensuring the welfare of Alaskans and promoting the continued development of the profession of optometry.
May 17-18
ADS Annual Meeting
Westmark Baranof Hotel, Juneau: The annual meeting of the Alaska Dental Society, which is “Committed to enhancing the dental profession and the health of all Alaskans.”
May 30
Alaska Oil & Gas Association
Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: AOGA hosts a one-day conference focused on industry trends, legal and scientific issues surrounding development, and national and state-level energy policies and politics.
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

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.”