The Alaska Chamber's 2015 Fall Events will be held at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel on October 12-14 and will encompass our Policy Forum, Conference and Awards Gala. With an eye to keeping Alaska's businesses equipped to compete globally, and for the State of Alaska to get its fiscal house in order Lean, the philosophy of gaining efficiencies, will be a key theme for our Fall Events. Our 2015 priorities - fiscal sustainability and workers' compensation reform will be focal points along with all our positions geared toward making Alaska the best place to do business. We invite you to be a part of the conversation to shape the course of our state.
Alaska Chamber 2015 Fall Events Program
Alaska Business Community State Fiscal Policy Letter
Sustainable Budget Ideas
Brad Tilden is the chairman and chief executive officer of Alaska Air Group and its two subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Alaska flies more than 180 aircraft to 100 plus destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, and it employs over 13,000 people. For 2014, Alaska reported record financial results and one of the highest profit margins in the airline industry. The company has been profitable for 11 consecutive years. A 24-year veteran of Alaska Air Group, Brad was named one of the Top 50 People in Business by Fortune in 2014. A Seattle native, he has also been recognized by The Puget Sound Business Journal as its CFO of the Year, and by the Boy Scouts of America as a Distinguished Eagle Scout.
Jim Mathis is a Platform Certified Speaker and (PCS) international Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and best-selling author. He has been presenting, leading conferences and consulting for over 39 years. Jim helps business leaders who want different results in a changing economy. Jim believes the economic climate is very different... and you should be, too! He presents globally on leadership and competing successfully in a consumer-empowered marketplace. Jim is the author of the best-selling book: "Reinvention Made Easy: Change Your Strategy, Change Your Results" as well as "Reaching Beyond Excellence" and "Reinvention 101." Jim has also authored Lead Trac Management Training Workshop for facilitated leadership training.
All requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by Friday, September 18 (refunds will be processed after the fall events). No refunds will be granted after Friday, September 18. A refund processing fee of $25 will be deducted from your refund.
Lodging and Travel Information:
The Chamber has official partnerships with the following service providers to offer participants the best rates and customer service in booking their travel to and from Fairbanks, Alaska.
Registrants of the 2015 Fall Events qualify for special rates at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center of $74/$94. Each attendee is responsible for completing their own reservation. To reserve your room, contact the reservations desk at (800) 544-0970 or go online at www.westmarkhotels.com. Please reference group code AKCH101315. Note, the cutoff date for booking a reservation is September 27.
The official air carrier for the 2015 Fall Events is Alaska Airlines. To receive a discount on all published fares, please book your airfare online at www.alaskaairlines.com or call Alaska Airlines' Group and Meeting Desk at 1 (800) 445-4435 and reference the discount code below. Note, there is no ticketing fee when booking online, however, a $15 ticketing feel will apply for bookings made by calling in to the Group Desk. Please reference group ID number MF49 when contacting the group desk.
Alaska Airlines Discount Code: ECMF49
Car Rental Information
2015 Fall Events attendees can take advantage of special rates at Avis Alaska from $39/$109. To reserve your vehicle contact Avis Alaska sales at (907) 248-AVIS(2847) or firstname.lastname@example.org and mention group code ChamEv15. Book early for best available rate!
Parking is free at Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center.