Alaska Chamber News July 17 - July 31, 2013
Alaska Chamber Annual Conference
The Alaska Chamber Annual Conference opens the evening of October 14th with a reception hosted by the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce. The conference will be held October 15 at the Fairbanks Westmark Hotel.
The Alaska Chamber's Annual Fall Conference is the state's premier business conference. Each year the Alaska Chamber Board of Directors, our membership and Alaska's business and political leaders gather together to learn and discuss issues of statewide importance to Alaska business.
Conference topics include:
The conference will close with the Annual Awards Gala the evening of October 15, with the prestigious Local Chamber of Commerce of the Year, Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year and the William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan awards being awarded.
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Nominate a business, business person or local chamber today!
Do you know a great Alaskan who should be recognized?
Maybe a small successful business that also understands the importance of helping the community or a local chamber of commerce who excels for their members and their community?
This years recipients for the William A. Egan Alaskan of The Year, Bill Bivin Small Business of The Year, and Local Chamber of Commerce of The Year will be announced Tuesday, October 15th during the Awards Gala at the Annual Fall Conference in Fairbanks.
To recognize the outstanding members of the business community, your help is needed. Please nominate the person, company or chamber that you think best represents the high standards of excellence for these prestigious awards.
For your convenience this year we have new online submission forms for submitting nominations.
Submission Forms & More Information:
Alaska Chamber campaign promotes a pro-business environment
The Alaska Chamber recently launched a pro-business informational advertising campaign focusing on the positive impacts businesses and pro-business policies have on Alaska.
In addition to a series of radio ads highlighting the benefits of the oil and mining industries, the campaign also highlights the benefits of tourism and its affect on the state and Alaskans.
Are you a local chamber and want to participate in this campaign? Are you in a statewide industry that should be featured? Contact Ryan Makinster today at 907.278.2727 to discuss the campaign.
Seward Outreach Trip a success!
This event was a chance for our members to learn more about the Seward economy, its business issues and opportunities while also letting the community know about their companies, their issues and the opportunities for combined success. Fun was had by all and the Seward Chamber delivered stellar sunny, warm weather.
Motor Coach Trip to Seward Windsong Lodge
Seward Welcome Reception
Icicle Seafood Tour
Cruise Ship Terminal Tour
Aurora Energy Coal Terminal Tour
Luncheon Address by Senator Cathy Geissel
Fox Island Networking Dinner Cruise
Seward Pub Crawl
Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery
AVTEC Marine Academy
Alaska Chamber Board Meeting
AKRR Aurora Car Return Trip to Anchorage
Thank you to our sponsors!
Nana Development Corporation
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
Samson Tug & Barge
Totem Ocean Trailer Express
AT Publishing & Printing
Denali Brewing Company
Pebble Limited Partnership
Millenium Alaskan Hotel
Workers' Comp Workshops for new small business owners, employers
The Workers' Compensation Division will hold workshops around the state to provide information about the Alaska Workers' Compensation Act. The workshops are free and open to the public. New small business owners and employers are encouraged to attend.
"Our staff will discuss which entities must be covered and how the process works," said Mike Monagle, Workers' Compensation Division director. "These workshops are a great opportunity to get more detailed information and to ask questions."
Anchorage - Thursday, July 25
Midtown Job Center
3301 Eagle Street, Room 208
Kenai - Wednesday, August 14
Peninsula Job Center
11312 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite 2
Call 907-269-4002 for more information.