2020 Best of Alaska Business

Now that #BOAB2020 votes are in, the Alaska Business team is hard at work tabulating your nominations for the best businesses in the Last Frontier!

From real estate to really good food, we’ll be unveiling the results in the July 2020 issue. PLUS: as is tradition with the Best of Alaska Business awards, our cover will feature the exclusively commissioned work of an amazing Alaskan artist! Can’t wait? Neither can we.

2020 Best of Alaska Business

Now that #BOAB2020 votes are in, the Alaska Business team is hard at work tabulating your nominations for the best businesses in the Last Frontier!

From real estate to really good food, we’ll be unveiling the results in the July 2020 issue. PLUS: as is tradition with the Best of Alaska Business awards, our cover will feature the exclusively commissioned work of an amazing Alaskan artist! Can’t wait? Neither can we.

The Categories

The Categories

  • What’s the best place to work with 1-250 employees?

 

  • What’s the best place to work with 250+ (250 or more) employees?

 

  • What’s the state’s best venue for attending/hosting large (500+ people) events?

 

  • What’s the state’s best venue for attending/hosting small (fewer than 500 people) events?

 

  • What organization hosts your favorite fundraising event?

 

  • Who is your go-to company when you need air charter services?

 

  • When clients come to visit you in Alaska, what hotel do you always recommend?

 

  • Where do you source promotional products/swag for your company?

 

  • Who does your company call when you need printing services?

 

  • Where do you go for design/creative services (web, graphic, video, photography, etc.)?

 

  • Who do you turn to for your staffing needs?

 

  • What company provides the best accounting services?

 

  • What is Alaska’s best law firm?

 

  • What is the best commercial real estate firm?

 

  • Who provides the best cell service in the state?
  • Which auto repair shop provides the best car care?

 

  • What’s your favorite furniture store?

 

  • What is the best Alaska hospital?

 

  • To let someone in your professional network know you care, what florist do you use?

 

  • When you need to cater an event or have lunch delivered, who do you call?

 

  • Where do you like to treat your clients to lunch?

 

  • What’s the best brewery in Alaska?

 

  • Which is your favorite cannabis retailer?

 

  • Who makes the best pizza in Alaska?

 

  • What’s your favorite coffee shop?

 

  • What’s your favorite gym?

 

  • To look your best, what salon or barbershop do you visit?

 

  • Nominate an Alaska organization that best embodies corporate citizenship.
  • What’s the best place to work with 1-250 employees?

 

  • What’s the best place to work with 250+ (250 or more) employees?

 

  • What’s the state’s best venue for attending/hosting large (500+ people) events?

 

  • What’s the state’s best venue for attending/hosting small (fewer than 500 people) events?

 

  • What organization hosts your favorite fundraising event?

 

  • Who is your go-to company when you need air charter services?

 

  • When clients come to visit you in Alaska, what hotel do you always recommend?

 

  • Where do you source promotional products/swag for your company?

 

  • Who does your company call when you need printing services?

 

  • Where do you go for design/creative services (web, graphic, video, photography, etc.)?

 

  • Who do you turn to for your staffing needs?

 

  • What company provides the best accounting services?

 

  • What is Alaska’s best law firm?

 

  • What is the best commercial real estate firm?

 

  • Who provides the best cell service in the state?

 

  • Which auto repair shop provides the best car care?

 

  • What’s your favorite furniture store?

 

  • What is the best Alaska hospital?

 

  • To let someone in your professional network know you care, what florist do you use?

 

  • When you need to cater an event or have lunch delivered, who do you call?

 

  • Where do you like to treat your clients to lunch?

 

  • What’s the best brewery in Alaska?

 

  • Which is your favorite cannabis retailer?

 

  • Who makes the best pizza in Alaska?

 

  • What’s your favorite coffee shop?

 

  • What’s your favorite gym?

 

  • To look your best, what salon or barbershop do you visit?

 

  • Nominate an Alaska organization that best embodies corporate citizenship.

FAQ

How do you choose the categories?

Each year, the Alaska Business editorial and management teams evaluate our list of categories for the survey. We consider current business and industry trends and the prior year’s data to refine the category list. We may add a new category if an exciting new business or trend comes to our attention or we may eliminate a category that is no longer applicable to you, our readers. We always take into account your feedback and we always appreciate hearing about categories you’d like to see added or nixed.

Does advertising influence the contest?

The readers’ choice survey is managed by our editorial department and is completely separate from advertising. The readers’ choice survey has no relationship with or effect on advertising, and vice versa.

Can a business or organization be a finalist if it’s located outside of the magazine’s coverage area?

In order to qualify as a finalist in the survey, the business or organization must have a physical presence within Alaska.

When will the winners be announced?

The 2020 winners are listed in the Best of Alaska Business special section in the July 2020 edition of the magazine, published July 1.

Once the issue is published, you can click here to see the July 2020 digital issue.

What happens if I win?

Winners receive a free digital copy of the Best of Alaska Business 2020 magazine cover design, which also indicates your winning category and your business or organization name. Winners can also purchase a framed award certificate with two window clings. (The framed award certificate is 14×17 inches and features a black wood frame.) The cost is $75 per framed award certificate and includes shipping and handling. Ordering opens on July 1 and closes on October 12. In addition, Best of Alaska Business 2020 winners are provided with an icon for the category they win. These icons can be used on websites and social media to showcase your status as a Best of Alaska Business Winner.

How do you choose the categories?

Each year, the Alaska Business editorial and management teams evaluate our list of categories for the survey. We consider current business and industry trends and the prior year’s data to refine the category list. We may add a new category if an exciting new business or trend comes to our attention or we may eliminate a category that is no longer applicable to you, our readers. We always take into account your feedback and we always appreciate hearing about categories you’d like to see added or nixed.

Does advertising influence the contest?

The readers’ choice survey is managed by our editorial department and is completely separate from advertising. The readers’ choice survey has no relationship with or effect on advertising, and vice versa.

Can a business or organization be a finalist if it’s located outside of the magazine’s coverage area?

In order to qualify as a finalist in the survey, the business or organization must have a physical presence within Alaska.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced in the special Best of Alaska Business 2019 edition of the magazine, which will be available July 1, 2020. Winners will also be announced online on July 1, 2020.

What happens if I win?

Winners receive a free digital copy of the Best of Alaska Business 2020 magazine cover design, which also indicates your winning category and your business or organization name. Winners can also purchase a framed award certificate with two window clings. (The framed award certificate is 14×17 inches and features a black wood frame.) The cost is $75 per framed award certificate and includes shipping and handling. Ordering opens on July 1 and closes on October 12. In addition, Best of Alaska Business 2020 winners are provided with an icon for the category they win. These icons can be used on websites and social media to showcase your status as a Best of Alaska Business Winner.

Want to create some BOAB buzz?

Feel free to use these images for your own #BOAB2020 promotional purposes. Maybe you won an award… maybe you want to show your support… Just click the image and save the .png file that opens in a new tab.