At Alaska Business, we are aware of many business and community events taking place around the state. So below we’re happy to provide our readers with as much information as we can about statewide plays, festivals, fundraisers, workshops, lectures, debates, conferences, conventions, business meetings, and whatever else may pique our interest—or yours.
Because of public efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and following the guidance of national and local leaders, many events are being cancelled, postponed, or revamped for online attendance; we are keeping this calendar updated as we are made aware of changes, but please always check in with organizers before making plans to attend any event listed here.
Bear in mind that current guidelines from local authorities are to avoid any large gathering of people; please be conscientious and prioritize your safety and the safety of others.
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The goal of the conference is to create an equitable transportation system for all Alaskans.
The Interior Alaska Building Association’s Home Show is an excellent chance for vendors to market goods to a wide cross section of the community.
Gain new insight and perspective by attending the signature Executive Strategy Symposium.
Join 144 of Alaska's top business leaders for a day on the greens to benefit Junior Achievement of Alaska's education programs.
This year the Anchorage Health & Wellness Expo and the Summer Fling for Women are joining forces at the Alaska Airlines Center.
Join LA program alumni and hundreds of professionals across Alaska who have served as mentors, speakers, and community partners to celebrate and recognize the importance of leadership across our state.
This year’s theme, “2020: Alaska Decides,” recognizes the pivotal policy decisions facing Alaskans and the country in 2020.
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Eat. Shop. Play. Stay.
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.
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…
There’s something indescribably special about indulging in fresh food cooked up in the back of a truck.
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.
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.
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.
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Alaska’s Giving Pipeline
Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.