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Alaskan Tire Company Becomes Top Shop in North America

Local tire company, Alyeska Tire, has been named the winner of Tire Review Magazine’s prestigious Top Shop Award. The award recognizes tire dealers across North America who prioritize customer service and retention, outstanding products, employee satisfaction, business growth, and involvement in their communities. Alyeska Tire was honored on September 18, 2017, at the Top Shop Award event in Nashville, Tennessee. Tire dealers from California, Illinois, and North Carolina were among the finalists.

SBA Rolls Out New Lender Match Tool to Connect Small Businesses and Lenders None 

SBA Rolls Out New Lender Match Tool to Connect Small Businesses and Lenders

Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the launch of Lender Match, the SBA’s online referral tool connecting small business borrowers with participating SBA lenders. Lender Match is an upgrade to LINC (Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital), introduced as a pilot in 2015.

International Economic Development Council Elects  New Board Members None 

International Economic Development Council Elects New Board Members

The Nominating Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Michael Catsi, CEcD Business Development & Communications Director Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), to its Board of Directors for a two-year term. The election took place during IEDC's 2017 Annual Conference, held September 17-20, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Michael Catsi, CEcD will begin his two-year term in January 2018.

Oregon Door Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing None 

Oregon Door Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Tim Cox has been named vice president of sales and marketing of Oregon Door. In this position, he will lead all sales and marketing operations and be integral in setting overall company strategy and development.

International Business Conference & Trade Show Sheraton Anchorage Hotel None 
Rumor Has It….. None 

Rumor Has It…..

Rumors. Thoughts, words, and beliefs that are usually unsubstantiated and spread at the speed of Twitter. Too often rumors are about individuals and groups that have no clue that they are being discussed until it’s too late. “Did you hear? X and Y have been working very late hours, they are probably having an affair”. Malicious gossip and rumors need some grain of perceived truth in order to be most effective. Otherwise, it doesn’t matter what is said—as long as it’s juicy enough and has just enough believability factor to be possibly true.

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Local Alaska Consulting Group Offers New Accounting and Administrative Trainings for Alaska’s Workforce

The Analytical Consulting Group, LLC (ACG) is now offering a variety of in-class trainings on accounting, payroll, grant management, budgeting, Microsoft programs and other system software. Many of these hands-on trainings are provided in a one-day course or can be completed within a few days.

AIDEA Board Approves Loan for Anchorage Business None 

AIDEA Board Approves Loan for Anchorage Business

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board on Thursday approved a loan participation for a project located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Business 2017 Top 49ers: Elements of Enterprise None 

Alaska Business 2017 Top 49ers: Elements of Enterprise

Alaska Business is thrilled to present the 2017 Top 49 Alaskan-owned and operated businesses ranked by gross revenue on Friday, September 29, 2017, at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown.

​Errol Champion Named 2017 Alaska Association of REALTORS® None