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Business conventions (2-18-13)

Week of Feb. 17-23

• Feb. 18-19: Alaska School Activities Association board meeting, 25 delegates at Hilton Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $11,769

• Feb. 18-22: Alaska Surveying & Mapping's 47th Annual Conference, 450 delegates and 40 exhibits at Hilton Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $454,124

• Feb. 19-22: Alaska Department of Education & Early Development, Cognitive Coaching for Districts, 35 delegates and one exhibit at Westmark Anchorage Hotel. Estimated economic impact: $21,322

• Feb. 20-22: Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference 2013 Southwest Economic Summit and Annual Meeting, 120 delegates, five exhibits at Hotel Captain Cook. Estimated economic impact: $74,662

• Feb. 21-22: Alaska Association of Health Underwriters Benefits Expo, 120 delegates and 34 exhibits at Anchorage Marriott Downtown. Estimated economic impact: $138,867

• Feb. 21-23: Safari Club International's Alaska Annual Hunting Expo and Banquet fundraiser, 50 delegates and 19 exhibits at Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Estimated economic impact: $69,050

• Feb. 21-23: 2013 Model United Nations of Alaska, 225 delegates at UAA. Estimated economic impact: $219,186

• Feb. 22-24: State Coast Guard Auxiliary District 17 Conference, 120 delegates at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. Estimated economic impact: $116,899

• Feb. 23-26: Alaska Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference, 380 delegates and 100 exhibits at Hotel Captain Cook. Estimated economic impact: $663,452

Source: Visit Anchorage