The Juneau Economic Development Council is looking for five Alaskan entrepreneurs to compete in its Pitch Contest, and thirty presenters of “Innovation Shorts” to be featured in the ninth annual Innovation Summit February 26 and 27.
Deborah Lamb, Chief Compliance Officer at McKinley Capital Management, was recently named the recipient of the Joan Hinchman Award from the National Society of Compliance Professionals.
Six outstanding Alaska business leaders will join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame at the annual Junior Achievement recognition event in January.
Alaskan Brewing Co.’s popular Smoked Porter added another medal to its long list of awards, taking silver at the European Beer Star Awards.
Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage was recently awarded the Quality Excellence Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health through its Nursing Home Quality Awards program, which recognizes long-term care centers that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to patient safety, satisfaction and health care services.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources awarded its 2019 Excellent Mine Reclamation Award to Ajax Mining Alaska Inc., a Fortymile mining district placer gold operation, in recognition of its successful continuous reclamation practices.
Homer’s own Bay Welding Services has been honored with the 2019 Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year award. The Bill Bivin award pays tribute to Alaskan, independently-owned businesses that demonstrate community involvement, leadership in their field, business ethics, and organizational excellence.
LTI, Inc. earned its fourth SmartWay Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this fall.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management awarded $30,000 in cash prizes after the 2019 Arctic Innovation Competition’s final presentations.
University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus and ecologist Terry Chapin has been named the 2019 recipient of the Volvo Environment Prize.