Business Events


October 8-11

ATIA Annual Convention & Trade Show

Fairbanks: 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 “The Great Escape.”

October 8-12

AAHPA Annual Conference

Seward: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators.

October 11-14

All-Alaska Medical Conference

Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage: A continuing medical education conference organized by the Alaska Academy of Physicians Assistants, providing up to twenty-five CMEs.

October 17-19

Alaska Forest Association Annual Convention

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The Alaska Forest Association can be characterized as a high profile industry trade association. Its members hold in common general business interests in Alaska’s timber industry. This year is the 61st annual convention.

October 18-20

Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: 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 23-25

Alaska Chamber Fall Forum

Westmark Fairbanks: 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 23-25

Alaska Recreation & Park Association Conference

Fairbanks: The focus of the conference is threefold: opportunities for continuing education and the exchange of best practices, the chance to network with other peers, and to recognize accomplishments through the ARPA Awards Ceremony.


November 1-4

Sitka WhaleFest

Sitka: Presented by the Sitka Sound Science Center, WhaleFest is a science festival that celebrates marine life. The core of the festival is a unique science symposium blending local knowledge and scientific inquiry concerning the rich marine environment of our northern oceans.

November 4-10

Alaska Miners Association Conference

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The fall convention includes technical sessions, short courses, a trade show, and networking opportunities.

November 7-10

AGC of Alaska Annual Conference

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The mission of AGC of Alaska is to advocate for their members and the Alaska construction industry; to provide educational opportunities for their members; and to make the public aware of their members’ skills, responsibility, and integrity.

November 8-11

AASB Annual Conference

The mission of the Association of Alaska School Boards is to advocate for children and youth by assisting school boards in providing quality public education, focused on student achievement, through effective local governance.

November 12-13

AAMC Conference

Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks is an organization that focuses on providing educational training and mentoring and professional growth opportunities.

November 14-15

RDC for Alaska Conference

RDC’s purpose is to link various industries together to encourage a strong, diversified private sector, and grow Alaska through responsible resource development.


December 2-5

ALASBO Annual Conference

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