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Alaska State Chamber of Commerce 51st Annual Conference and Business Trade Show


September 20-22, 2010

Juneau, AK

Centennial Hall and JuneauArtsCenter

August 13th is deadline for Early Bird Rates!

Conference Information: 907-278-2727


View Draft Agenda

Many of our attendees have already confirmed, please register today for early bird rates!


We are looking to pack Juneau this year, so register early and book your room today at the Westmark Baranof Hotel in Juneau. For all conference attendees, your rate is $109/night the code is AKST2010.


Alaska Airlines has done it again, they have given our attendees a discount of 7%, please book early, the code is AKST092010. The Opening Night Reception will be on Monday night from 5-8pm and will be hosted by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. It will take place at the Mt Roberts Tram, a good night to network in a beautiful environment. So come early and enjoy the evening.


Win $10,000 dollars and many, many other prizes, ask me how!

Trade Show

Our booths are filling fast, we have 40 spaces to fill and we have sold 20, so hurry, hurry, hurry!

Set up is on Sept. 20 from 12 noon - 5 PM, right after that is the Opening Night Reception from 5pm-8pm.


Please show your support for the State Chamber and its mission "To Promote a Positive Business Environment in Alaska" by underwriting one of our biggest and most well attended events of the year. The conference provides attendees with an opportunity to learn about vital public policy issues facing legislators, civic leaders and businesses today. You can speak with state and congressional lawmakers, voice issues that present the greatest challenges to your business and elevate your skills through our pre-conference training.

Still available:

Awards Banquet on 9/21/10 $7,000

Co-Sponsor is ConocoPhillips

Trade Show Reception on 9/21/10 $5,000

Co-Sponsor is Alaska Brewing Co.

Luncheon Sponsorship on 9/21/10 $5,000

This luncheon has a dynamic keynote speaker Dr. Scott Anderson, a senior economist for Wells Fargo.

Luncheon Sponsorship on 9/22/10 $5,000

This luncheon will have the Gubernatorial candidate's general election debate.

Conference Bags $4,000

We can order up to 250 bags with your logo and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce conference information. (Deadline of Sept. 1st)

Padfolios $4,000

We can order up to 250 bags with your logo and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce conference information. (Deadline of Sept. 1st)

Chocolate Bars $1,000

We can order up to 250 bars with your logo and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce conference information. (Deadline of Sept. 1st)

Pens $1,000

We can order up to 250 bottles with your logo and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce conference information. (Deadline of Sept. 1st)

Board Meeting Refreshments $1,000

This will cover the Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 22

Pre Conference Training (page 1 of draft agenda)

Please plan on attending our preconference training to elevate your business skills. These workshops are for the small business owner who wants to sharpen their edge in this competitive world. All tracks begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:30 PM, unless otherwise noted. These workshops are in addition to your registration fee, $75/Person.


Customer Service Essentials by Dru Garson, Tourism Development Specialist from the State of Alaska Office of Economic Development


Developing a Marketing Strategy by Sara Chambers of Chambers Management

Social Media and Your Business by Rick Wolk, Professor at the University of Alaska Southeast


Financing Your Business by Nelida Irvine, Lender Relation Specialist at the SBA, Business Development Division

Wellness Program to Lower your Insurance by TBD


Local Chamber of Commerce Training by Rene Sinclair form the US Chamber of Commerce

KEYNOTE Addressed not to be missed:

Gov. Sean Parnell - Welcoming Remarks

John Shively - Undue Process: The Death Knell of Our Economy

Dr. Scott Anderson - Senior Economist for Wells Fargo (Thank you Joe Everhart)

Lisa Murkowski, Mark Begich and Don Young all via live Tele Video

Last but not least, SITKA (page 8 of draft agenda)

This year we are making our way to Sitka as our Rural Outreach Tour, so make plans to join us and have a great time meeting business and chamber members in Sitka! This trip is in addition to the conference fee, please make separate arrangements to attend.




Alaska Airlines

Alaska Business Monthly

Alaska Housing Finance Corp.

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Alaska Railroad

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Alaska Travel Adventures

AT Publishing


Chambers Management



Davis Wright Tremain, LLP

Denali Drilling

Dimond Parking

Eagle Crest Resort

Eraa Aviation


First National Bank

Frank Flavin Photography


Juneau Chamber of Commerce

Juneau Economic Development Corp

Kenai Fjords Tours

Mooses Tooth

Mt Roberts Tram

Pebble Partnership


Petro Marine Services

Pioneer Natural Resources

Princess Tours

Samson Tug



SeattleTacoma Chamber of Commerce


Sunshine Promotions

Tacoma Pierce Chamber of Commerce

Tax Payer Advocate Services - IRS

University of Alaska Corporation

University of Alaska Foundation

University of Alaska Southeast

US Chamber of Commerce

Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau

Wells Fargo

Westmark Hotel


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