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More than 100 years of fostering relationships between
Alaska and the Seattle business community


  • About

    One of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s oldest programs, The Alaska Business Forum meets monthly to discuss the latest news, trends, and opportunities within the state of Alaska. These forums give access to some of Alaska’s top leaders – including transportation heads, fishery founders, and some of the state’s top elected officials. It also helps to build relationships amongst members of the business community in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

  • Why attend

    Why attend? You will:

    1. Learn how to grow your connection in Alaska, Washington's 5th largest trading partner
    2. Receive the latest info on happenings within the state of Alaska, and what this means for our Pacific Northwest region
    3. Network with other business professionals, Alaskan leaders, and Seattle Metro Chamber members 
  • Who attends

    Alaska Business Forum typically draws 70-100 professionals to each forum who are:

    • From a wide range of industries, including tourism, healthcare, construction, maritime and more  
    • Coordinators to senior-level executives
    • Interested in doing business with communities in Alaska
    • Committed to learning more about Alaskan trends and updates that affect the Puget Sound business region

  • What past attendees have to say

    "I always learn something new at these forums, and make some great connections too!" 

    "The Alaska Forums focus on areas of material change - good or bad - and how they affect business in the PNW. Essential for keeping ahead of the curve." 

    "The Chamber's Alaska Forums keep me abreast of material changes in trade between the PNW and Alaska spanning all major economic sectors. Thanks Chamber for the Alaska Forums."

    "The Alaska Forums are my key reason for being an active Seattle Chamber member."


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    Attended a recent Alaska Business Forum? We'd love to hear your feedback!
    Please email Betsy Paige, Alaska Business Forum Manager, and share your thoughts! 

  • Get more involved

    Alaska Business Forum is always looking for speaker and topic recommendations. Want to share your thoughts or learn how to get more involved on the Alaska Business Forum Committee? Please email Betsy Paige, Alaska Business Forum Manager, or fill out the form below.

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Learn more, contact:
Amy O’Donnell at (206) 389-7260
Want to get more exposure at the Alaska Business Forum?

Contact 
Betsy Paige at (206) 389-7345.

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