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Every Alaska industry is an important part of the state’s economic fabric. Alaska’s well-known industries like oil and gas, mining, and fishing are inextricably linked with engineering services, financial institutions, healthcare facilities—even nonprofit endeavors. It is our goal to cover businesses in all of Alaska economic and geographic sectors, from family-operated farms in the Mat-Su and manufacturers in Fairbanks to budding cannabis dispensaries, tourism-based entities in Southeast, or Southcentral’s large retailers.

Latest Industry News

Bean’s Cafe Celebrates 1 Million Meals

Bean’s Cafe Celebrates 1 Million Meals

According to Lisa Sauder, Chief Executive Officer, “The support of our community has been a true inspiration to all of us. So many businesses, individuals and partners have stepped forward to help us make sure no one goes hungry or unsheltered in Anchorage. This has truly been a community effort that shows how Alaskans come together in times of need.”

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Op-Ed: ARDORs and Alaska Economic Data

Op-Ed: ARDORs and Alaska Economic Data

The Alaska Regional Development Organizations (ARDORs) network was formally established in 1988 with the founding purpose to plan and support economic development in their respective region and local communities.

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Alaska Business Magazine July 2021 Cover

In This Issue

The 2021 Best of Alaska Business Awards

July 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Best of Alaska Business awards! We ask our readers to give us their input on the best businesses that Alaska has to offer, ranging from flower boutiques to accounting firms. Throughout March, readers voted in record numbers, yet another indication after a trying year of how Alaskans take extra effort to support local businesses.