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August 13 - 15
Alaska Strategy Week is an opportunity to expand your thinking in all areas of organizational excellence including measuring leadership impact, simplifying strategic design, identifying blind spots, managing through crisis, calculating human capital ROI, and navigating ethical paradox.
Alaska Business Top 49ers Luncheon
Join Alaska Business as we celebrate the Top 49ers, Alaskan-owned and -operated companies ranked by revenue. This is our opportunity to announce with a bang who made the list and how they ranked for 2019. This luncheon is also your first chance to get a peak at the October 2019 issue, which we distribute immediately following the event.
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The Anchorage Technology Forum is a non-profit, vendor-agnostic, community-led organization designed to allow organizations to share technology challenges, network with peers, and have a good time while enjoying beverages and food.
Listen as veteran real estate agents of Military Home Source Alaska speak on tips about getting the most out of the market. Learn the ins and outs of the home buying process.
Brewers from across Southcentral Alaska are gearing up with local restaurants to share their best local brews and gourmet bacon dishes at the seventh annual Beer and Bacon Festival
The 3-Year Outlook Luncheon discusses the longer-term trajectory of the local economy based on an analysis of historical and current data, interviews with industry stakeholders, and trends in eight key indicators including population, employment, personal income, air passenger and freight volumes, building permit, Port of Alaska tonnage, visitor industry activity, and oil prices.
Participants will collect, identify, and learn how to preserve wild mushrooms. The workshop at the Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center will also cover the ecology of mushrooms, basic fungal taxonomy, and current issues.
Opportunities in Exporting and International Trade – What Every Alaskan Business Owner Needs to Know
Hear Debra Franklin, Executive Director of the US Export Assistance Center in Alaska, share a wealth of knowledge as she introduces you to the plethora of no-cost services offered to small business interested learning how they can tap into the global market.
The annual KDD conference is the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.
The meeting will balance between invited talks, roundtable discussions, pop-ups, and poster presentations about climatic controls on continental erosion and sediment transport.
Join Doyon, Limited for a packed two day training for an overview of subjects that impact your village corporations.
Most people know what good customer service looks likes, but not everyone knows how to provide strong customer service. This two-hour class was designed specifically to identify customer service blind spots and improve service prowess and customer satisfaction.
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While Alaska’s far-flung, hard-to-reach places are well worth the effort and the time to visit, the state’s population hubs also house unique experiences that often complement travel plans on a boat, in a plane, or by rail.read more
It’s hard to beat the waterfront views, access to wildlife, opportunities to fish, and over-the-top beauty of staying at an island hotel. Below are a few…read more
There’s something indescribably special about indulging in fresh food cooked up in the back of a truck.read more
On the First Friday of every month, galleries, boutiques, and locally owned businesses welcome the public to get out on the town and see what they have to offer.read more
Check out these opportunities around the state for locals or out-of-state travelers to (most importantly) cuddle with husky puppies—while learning more about the official sport of the 49th State.read more
Small business owners around the state provide local meat options, whether through raising animals in Alaska or processing game meats and fish sourced in the Last Frontier. Below is a range of butchers, wholesalers, and game processors to help you get your meat fix.read more
In This Issue
The 2019 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the fourth annual Best of Alaska Business Awards! As part of our continuing mission to support Alaska’s business communities, each year we look to you, our readers, to tell us which businesses excel in a range of diverse categories.