Top Business Awards

The nomination period for our 2017 Top Business Awards is now closed. The winners for each category will be announced and honored during the Top Business Awards Gala at our 2017 Fall Forum on Wednesday, October 11 in Sitka, Alaska.

Each year the Alaska Chamber recognizes an outstanding individual, a leading small business, and a local Alaska chamber of commerce for their accomplishments and contributions they make to our statewide economy.

Nominated by their peers from around our state, the awards are presented the following categories:

William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan of the Year
Established in 1964, the celebrated and prestigious William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan of the Year award is presented to individuals who have made substantial and continual contributions of statewide significance while working in the private sector.
Nominate an outstanding Alaskan here!

Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year
Established in 1993, the Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year award pays tribute to businesses that exemplify leadership, ethics and organization.
Nominate a small business here!

Local Alaska Chamber of Commerce of the Year
Established in 1994, the Local Alaska Chamber of Commerce of the Year award recognizes the consistent community involvement and excellent business reputation of a local chamber of commerce in Alaska.
Nominate a local Alaska chamber here!

North Star Award
When the situation warrants, the Alaska Chamber presents a North Star Award to an individual or organization in Alaska, who through a special project, action, or concern, developed or pursued the endeavor for the betterment of all Alaska residents. These individuals or organizations provide a significant contribution to the future of the great state of Alaska.

Award Criteria
Nominees must:
• Provide a significant contribution to the future of the great state of Alaska.