National 8(a) Association
2018 Small Business Conference

June 20-21, 2018
Anchorage Marriott Downtown
Anchorage, Alaska

The 2018 Alaska Regional Conference is specifically tailored to businesses looking to do work in, partner with, currently working in or with businesses and the Federal Government Offices of Alaska and the Northwest region of the United States.

The 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.

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. 

Call for Speakers

We are now accepting speaker abstracts for the 2018 Alaska Regional Conference.

Abstracts will be accepted through March 30, 2018.


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

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

Reference National 8(a) Association when booking

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.