2019 Best of Alaska Business Awards

The 2019 Best of Alaska Business survey is here! This is your chance to vote for your favorite business in a wide range of categories. The results of our annual reader’s choice survey will be printed in the July issue of Alaska Business in the Best of Alaska Business Special Section.

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March 2019

March 2019

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Tech Forward Alaska 3.0 Luncheon

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Alaska is home to a small, but growing, tech community. There are a cadre of entrepreneurs who are creating cutting edge technologies here in the 49th state and gaining recognition and customers in the Lower 48 and around the world. The potential opportunities for this sector to flourish here are very real, but not always discussed enough in conversations about growing and diversifying the state’s economy.

 

2019 Alaska Young Professionals Summit

March 29 - March 30

Building off of its past success, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) hosts the fourth annual statewide Summit for young professionals in Alaska’s workforce. The Summit offers young professionals from across Alaska opportunities for professional development through a series of interactive workshops, discussions, and activities.

Featured Events

2019 Anchorage Women in Leadership Symposium

March 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

The mission of the National Women in Leadership Symposium is to bring together a diverse mix of successful women leaders who, through the discussion of topics relevant to today’s issues, educate, inspire and encourage women to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to move higher in their organizations.

ComFish Alaska

March 28 – March 30

ComFish is the largest commercial fishing show in Alaska and the longest running fisheries trade show in the state, now in its 40th year, bringing together gear vendors, government agencies, and nonprofits involved in every aspect of commercial fishing.

Upcoming Events

Thu 21

2019 Anchorage Women in Leadership Symposium

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sat 23

AKANA Annual Meeting

March 23 - March 24
Wed 27

Tech Forward Alaska 3.0 Luncheon

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Thu 28

ComFish Alaska

March 28 - March 30

Spotlight Business Profiles

Doyon, Limited

RISQ Consulting

Alaska USA

Personnel Plus

Altman, Rogers & Co.

National Cooperative Bank

PIP Marketing, Signs, Print

Industry Featured

In This Issue

How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days

March 2019

At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?