Conventions and conferences

September 30, 2012 

Week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Oct. 1-3: Northwest Human Resource Management Association's 74th Annual Conference and Trade Show, 400 delegates and 35 exhibits at Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Estimated economic impact: $516,862

Oct. 2-4: Alaska State Chamber of Commerce 53rd Annual Fall Conference and Trade Show/Legislative Policy Forum, 100 delegates and 40 exhibits at William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center. Estimated economic impact: $192,445

Oct. 3-6: Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, Special Education Directors Training, 80 delegates at Hilton Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $37,660

Oct. 3-6: Alaska Academy of Physicians Assistants All Alaska Medical Conference, 150 delegates and 20 exhibits at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa. Estimated economic impact: $167,526

Oct. 4-7: Identity/Alaska Pride Fall Conference, 150 delegates at Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $70,614

Oct. 5-6: Alaska Emergency Nurses Association's Annual Conference, 100 delegates at Crowne Plaza Anchorage-Midtown. Estimated economic impact: $47,076

Oct. 5-7: Alaska Chiropractic Society Conference, 250 delegates and 36 exhibits at Hotel Captain Cook. Estimated economic impact: $248,522

Oct. 5-7: Make It Alaskan Festival, 250 exhibits at Sullivan Arena. Estimated economic impact: $908,557

Oct. 5-7: Alaska Adventure Media Oxygen & Octane EXPO, 90 exhibits at Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Estimated economic impact: $327,080

Oct. 6: Ultra Fit Productions Anchorage Bodybuilding & Figure Championships, 100 delegates and 15 exhibits at University of Alaska Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $28,071

Oct. 6-7: Alaska Bead and Gem Show, 40 delegates and 30 exhibits at Crowne Plaza Anchorage-Midtown. Estimated economic impact: $91,515

Source: Visit Anchorage

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