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The 2018 Alaska Regional Conference offers educational sessions and resources for small, minority, current 8(a), and graduated 8(a) businesses including supplier diversity matchmaking with federal agencies, large business primes, and commercial companies and multiple networking opportunities to meet federal agencies, buyers, and prospective teaming partners.

Our regional educational events are specifically limited to allow for greater networking and more exclusive access to primes, agencies, and teaming partner. This event is expected to sell out.


820 West 7th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 279-8000

Book your Hotel Today! The hotel group room rate at the Marriott Anchorage Downtown are  will only be available until May 18, 2018 or until sold out. The National 8(a) Association cannot guarantee the Marriott Downtown Anchorage will have rooms available during the conference week after the room block has expired and/or been filled.

Please note this is tourist season in Alaska and rooms will sell out. Contact our team if you have any questions. 

Fishing Charter

We are excited to announce we have added an additional exclusive networking opportunity for those attending the 2018 Alaska Regional Conference. Register to join us the day following the conference, June 22, 2018, for a day long event of networking with select VIPs while taking advantage of beautiful Alaska on a halibut charter in Cook Inlet; the most prolific halibut fishery in the world. Attendees will take a motor coach along a beautiful scenic route to Cook Inlet, Ninilchik, passing through Turnagain Arm to the Kenai Peninsula.

Single day fishing licenses will be provided to anyone that does not have one. The charter will include bait, tackle, and fish filleting with the skin on. The charter company will vacuum pack all fish caught on the charter. There will be options for additional costs to individuals who are interested in boxing, FEDEX shipping, ice, etc.

This exclusive event is limited to those attending the National 8(a) Regional Alaska event and is at an additional cost. 


National 8(a) Association has teamed up with Delta Airlines for your special discounts to and from Anchorage, AK. Click the link below and use the meeting code:  NMQX5.


The 2018 Alaska Regional Conference offers educational sessions, matchmaking, and more.



Showcase your business at the 2018 Alaska Regional Conference by exhibiting. Exhibit space is in the main area and is limited to allow for greater exposure. Exhibit Space is expected to sell out for this event.

Conference sponsors

Cancellations will be accepted through June 6, 2018 but may incur any processing fees associated with PayPal for each registration refunded. 

No refund requests will be accepted after June 6, 2018. Refund requests made regarding sales, promos or discount codes following purchase will not be honored.