Unconventional Conventions: COVID-19 Drives Innovation for Meetings and Conferences in Alaska

Unconventional Conventions: COVID-19 Drives Innovation for Meetings and Conferences in Alaska

As the coronavirus pandemic persists, going virtual takes on a deeper meaning for larger-scale events where people have traditionally gathered in person for training, education, and networking. Many Alaska organizations are converting their conventions, conferences, and other meetings to online or hybrid options that are safe for attendees.

Virtual Visitors

Virtual Visitors

While everyone is eager to get back to normal (or close to what normal used to look like), Alaska’s organizations are making the most of the opportunities they have now, helping people travel far and wide—digitally, at least.

Backcountry Riding on a “Snow Pony”

Backcountry Riding on a “Snow Pony”

Snowmachining is a truly exciting way to experience Alaska’s backcountry with its towering mountain peaks silhouetted against an immense expanse of sky; unmatchable shades of blue captured in glacial ice; and networks of trails winding through thick forests and over frozen lakes.