Alaska Business Monthly 2011 conventions, meetings & corporate travel directory.

Author:Bonney, Jack
Position::Directory
 
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* The largest convention ever held in Anchorage, the USA-Canada Lions Leadership Forum, arrives in September 2011 with 3,000 delegates expected.

* Between 2009 and 2015, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will hold tire meetings in Anchorage. Together these meeting$ will bring 4,000 people to Anchorage with an estimated economic impact totaling more than $4.4 million. The IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference and IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation have already been held in Anchorage. The IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Conference and Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference are set for October 2011 and September 2012, respectively. And in June 2015, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transducers will hold their annual meeting in the city.

* The Alaska Federation of Natives returns to Anchorage for the 2011 meeting Oct. 21-23 in the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. Anchorage will also host the 2014 AFN Convention in conjunction with a meeting of the National Indian Education Association. The NIEA meeting is expected to draw 2,000 delegates from across the country.

* Some of the other meetings coming to Anchorage in the years ahead include: the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2011 (600 people); the American Astronomical Society, June 2012 (1,100 people); the Cryogenic Engineering Conference & International Cryogenic Materials Conference June 2013 (600 people); the Scoliosis Research Society, September 2014 (1,300 people); World Congress of Epidemiology September 2014 (600 people) and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, July 2015 (850 people), among others.

By Jack Bonney

Public Relations Manager

Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau

AUDIO VISUAL Company Top Executive Action Video Productions Karl Augestad, Co-Owner/Producer 430 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 actvid@gmail.com Phone: 907-277-8115 www.actvid.com Fax: 907-274-5287 Alaska Audio/Visual & Vicki Wilson, Pres. Data Supply PO Box 507 akavdata@horizonsatellite.com Anchor Point, AK 99556 www.alaskaav.com Phone: 907-696-8273 Fax: 1-866-807-1937 Alaska Film Office Dave Worrell, Manager 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1770 Anchorage, AK 99501 alaskafilm@alaska.gov Phone: 907-269-8190 www.film.alaska.gov Fax: 907-269-5666 E Street Audio Visual Mary Rohlfing, Exec. VP 315 E St. Anchorage, AK 99501-2306 mpa@alaska.net Phone: 907-277-3331 www.estreet-av.net Fax: 907-277-4447 SprocketHeads, LLC Carolyn Robinson, Owner 2907 Iris Dr. Anchorage, AK 99517 carolyn@sprocketheads.com Phone: 907-248-4829 www.sprocketheads.com Fax: 907-248-0239 Talking Circle Media Jonathan Butzke, Owner 5630 B St. Anchorage, AK 99518 info@talkingcirclemedia.com Phone: 907-245-3209 www.talkingcirclemedia.com Fax: 907-245-3339 The Chariot Group Inc. Rick Thomas, Pres. 3120 Denali St., Ste. 1 Anchorage, AK 99503 info@chariotgroup.com Phone: 907-222-5300 www.chariotgroup.com Fax: 907-222-5301 AK Company Estab. Empls. Action Video Productions 1984 5 430 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 100 Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: 907-277-8115 Fax: 907-274-5287 Alaska Audio/Visual & 1989 1 Data Supply PO Box 507 Anchor Point, AK 99556 Phone: 907-696-8273 Fax: 1-866-807-1937 Alaska Film Office 2008 1 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1770 Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: 907-269-8190 Fax: 907-269-5666 E Street Audio Visual 1991 4 315 E St. Anchorage, AK 99501-2306 Phone: 907-277-3331 Fax: 907-277-4447 SprocketHeads, LLC 1995 4 2907 Iris Dr. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 907-248-4829 Fax: 907-248-0239 Talking Circle Media 1989 8 5630 B St. Anchorage, AK 99518 Phone: 907-245-3209 Fax: 907-245-3339 The Chariot Group Inc. 1999 26 3120 Denali St., Ste. 1 Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: 907-222-5300 Fax: 907-222-5301 Company Services Action Video Productions Full line of AV equipment rentals 430 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 100 for conventions, seminars, events. Anchorage, AK 99501 Data projectors, screens, PA Phone: 907-277-8115 systems. Video productions for Fax: 907-274-5287 corporate, promotional, special events. Now offering digital copies for PC, Mac, iPad, iPod, mobile devices, web, TV. Videotapes to DVD; movies-photos to DVD; CD & DVD copies. After hours: 907-360-4276. Alaska Audio/Visual & Distributor of office supplies and Data Supply audio/visual products. PO Box 507 Anchor Point, AK 99556 Phone: 907-696-8273 Fax: 1-866-807-1937 Alaska Film Office State office promoting Alaska's 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1770 emerging film industry. Website has Anchorage, AK 99501 extensive listings and information. Phone: 907-269-8190 Fax: 907-269-5666 E Street Audio Visual Camcorders, complete sound systems, 315 E St. computer LCD projectors, courtroom/ Anchorage, AK 99501-2306 forensic graphics, front/rear Phone: 907-277-3331 speakers, laptop/PC monitors, Fax: 907-277-4447 microphones/speakers/screens, multimedia projection, TVNCR combos, technical consultation and more. SprocketHeads, LLC SprocketHeads LLC produces and 2907 Iris Dr. provides production services for Anchorage, AK 99517 high-end commercials, network Phone: 907-248-4829 programming, feature films, Fax: 907-248-0239 contemporary documentaries and music videos. Carolyn Robinson: Executive Producer. Cinematographer: Steve Rychetnik. Talking Circle Media Live Internet web casting services, 5630 B St. video productions, AV equipment Anchorage, AK 99518 rentals and staff. Phone: 907-245-3209 Fax: 907-245-3339 The Chariot Group Inc. Full-service audiovisual integrator 3120 Denali St., Ste. 1 specializing in multimedia Anchorage, AK 99503 solutions and collaborative Phone: 907-222-5300 technologies provides Fax: 907-222-5301 communications solutions meeting the operational needs of our clients. We also offer a comfortable, upscale Conference Center conveniently located in midtown Anchorage accommodating a variety of meeting types. CAR RENTAL AGENCIES Top Executive Top Executive Avis Alaska Rent A Car Andrew Halcro, Pres. 4900 S. Aircraft Dr. Anchorage, AK 99502 info@avisalaska.com Phone: 907-243-4300 www.avisalaska.com Fax: 907-249-8247 Budget Rent A Car Tony Stanley, Owner 5011 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 reservations@budgetalaskaonline.com Phone: 907-243-0150 www.budgetalaskaonline.com Fax: 907-283-5004 Dollar Rent A Car Anchorage Darrell Floyd, Pres. 3730 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 info@dollaralaska.com Phone: 907-248-5338 www.dollar.com Fax: 907-279-1326 Dollar Rent A Car Fairbanks Peter Lundquist, Managing Member 6450 Airport Way Ste. 15 Fairbanks, AK 99709 drac@acsalaska.net Phone: 907- 451-4360 www.dollar.com Fax: 907-451-6435 North Port Rentals Inc. Dean DeCuir, Pres./Owner PO Box 920187 Dutch Harbor, AK 99692 nprincdut@hotmail.com Phone: 907-581-3880 www.nonhpogrentals.net Fax: 907-581-2351 Thrifty Car Rental Darrell Floyd, Pres. 3730 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 info@thriftyalaska.com Phone: 907-276-2855 www.thrifty.com Fax: 907-279-1326 Valley Car Rental, Inc. Thomas Hannam, Owner 435 S Knik St, Wasilla, AK 99654 rentme@valleycarrental.com Phone: 888-719-2880 www.valleycarrental.com Fax: 907-373-2880 AK Top Executive Estab. Empls. Avis Alaska Rent A Car 1955 95 4900 S. Aircraft Dr. Anchorage, AK 99502 Phone: 907-243-4300 Fax: 907-249-8247 Budget Rent A Car 1996 50 5011 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 907-243-0150 Fax: 907-283-5004 Dollar Rent A Car Anchorage 1978 25 3730 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 907-248-5338 Fax: 907-279-1326 Dollar Rent A Car Fairbanks 1997 11 6450 Airport Way Ste. 15 Fairbanks, AK 99709 Phone: 907- 451-4360 Fax: 907-451-6435 North Port Rentals Inc. 1992 7 PO Box 920187 Dutch Harbor, AK 99692 Phone: 907-581-3880 Fax: 907-581-2351 Thrifty Car Rental 1978 25 3730 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 907-276-2855 Fax: 907-279-1326 Valley Car Rental, Inc. 2000 6 435 S Knik St, Wasilla, AK 99654 Phone: 888-719-2880 Fax: 907-373-2880 Top Executive Services Avis Alaska Rent A Car Passenger car rental throughout 4900 S. Aircraft Dr. Alaska. Anchorage, AK 99502 Phone: 907-243-4300 Fax: 907-249-8247 Budget Rent A Car Passenger car rental throughout 5011 Spenard Rd. Alaska. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 907-243-0150 Fax: 907-283-5004 Dollar Rent A Car Anchorage Car, SUV, van rentals both 7 3730 Spenard Rd. passenger and 12 passenger. Studded Anchorage, AK 99517 snow tires available on select Phone: 907-248-5338 vehicles seasonally. Short-term Fax: 907-279-1326 mini leases available with local invoicing. Call for details. Dollar Rent A Car Fairbanks Passenger car rental agency. 6450 Airport Way Ste. 15 Fairbanks, AK 99709 Phone: 907- 451-4360 Fax: 907-451-6435 North Port Rentals Inc. Passenger car rentals. PO Box 920187 Dutch Harbor, AK 99692 Phone: 907-581-3880 Fax: 907-581-2351 Thrifty Car Rental Local accounts available with 3730 Spenard Rd. direct billing, pick-up and return Anchorage, AK 99517 service available at Midtown Phone: 907-276-2855 location, local direct billing for Fax: 907-279-1326 government and school employee rates. New cars, SUV's and vans available. Valley Car Rental, Inc. Valley Car Rental has been locally 435 S Knik St, owned and operated since 1999. Over Wasilla, AK 99654 50 cars, trucks, SUV's, vans, and Phone: 888-719-2880 everything else you need to go Fax: 907-373-2880 anywhere you want in the largest state in the Union. We offer quality service, low affordable rates, and general airport pick-up and deliveries. CATERERS Company Top Executive Alaskan Events & Catering LLC Kirsten Pedersen, Exec. Chef, CEM 8086 E. Timb Cir. Wasilla, AK 99654 info@cateralaska.com Phone: 907-746-4181 www.cateralaska.com Fax: 907-746-4182 Cafe de Paris/Lavelle's Bistro Kathy Lavelle, Exec. Chef 575 First Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99701 info@lavellesbistro.com Phone: 907-456-1669 www.lavellesbistro.com Fax: 907-450-0444 Dianne's Restaurant and Catering Dianne Tydings, Owner/Gen. Mgr. 550 W. Seventh Ave., Ste. 110 Anchorage, AK 99501-3510 diannes-rest@gci.net Phone: 907-279-7243...

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