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Business conventions and conferences (April 28, 2013)

Week of April 28-May 4

• April 29-May 1: National Academic Advising Association's Region 8 Regional Conference, 200 delegates at Anchorage Marriott Downtown. Estimated economic impact: $194,832

• April 29-May 1: Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority's Rural Energy Conference, 550 delegates and 20 exhibits at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa. Estimated economic impact: $331,602

• April 29-May 1: Alaska Custom Car & Cycle Show, 100 delegates and 100 exhibits at Harry J. McDonald Memorial Center in Eagle River. Estimated economic impact: $363,423

• April 29-May 2: Alaska Water & Wastewater Management Association's Annual Statewide Conference, 250 delegates and 50 exhibits at Hilton Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $359,972

• April 30: USA Powerlifting Alaska State Championships, 35 delegates at Southside Strength & Fitness. Estimated economic impact: $3,465

• April 30-May 1: Alaska Native Village CEO Association Meeting, 200 delegates and 30 exhibits at Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Estimated economic impact: $166,836

• May 1: Alaska State Department of Labor's Employment Symposium for Military & Veterans, 20 delegates and 80 exhibits at the Egan Center. Estimated economic impact: $96,912

• May 1-2: Alaska UAS Interest Group's Annual Meeting, 100 delegates at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. Estimated economic impact: $97,416

• May 2-3: Renewable Energy Alaska Project -- The Business of Clean Energy in Alaska, 300 delegates and 44 exhibits at Dena'ina Center. Estimated economic impact: $247,832

• May 2-6: American Institute of Professional Geologists' National Executive Committee Meeting, 25 delegates at Hilton Anchorage. Estimated economic impact: $24,354

• May 3-4: Alaska Dietetic Association Affiliate Meeting, 80 delegates and 10 exhibits at UAA. Estimated economic impact: $61,889

Source: Visit Anchorage