Events

Downtown Summer Solstice – Vendor Application

Are you a food, art or goods vendor looking to sell your items at downtown events? How about at our Downtown Summer Solstice Festival? We need vendors like you! Join us on Saturday, June 18th as thousands of Alaskans and visitors come downtown to celebrate the longest day of the year. 
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Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are the heartbeat of our community. They’re the corner stores that create jobs. The hardware stores that help build our economy. And the mom and pop shops whose very presence makes a neighborhood, your neighborhood. Join us in celebrating Small Business Saturday® on November 26th, 2016.
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Theatre and Activity Manager Needed

If you’ve got a passion for the theatre and have excellent leadership and organizational skills, the role of theatre manager could be for you!
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Final Live After Five at the West End Block Party!

Our last Live After five will be a collaboration with the West End Block Party. Instead of Town Square Park, Nervis Rex will be playing off of 4th Avenue and L Street on July 28th to celebrate downtown with Visit Anchorage and the West End Block Party.

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NOW HIRING: Events Promotion Director

We are looking for a new Events Promotion Director to join our fantastic team! Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. hosts, promotes and fund raises public events throughout the entire year, all of which are funded primarily through business sponsorships. The Events Promotion Director is the primary event employee who promotes and designs events that supports and/or promotes Downtown Anchorage, develops and maintains sponsorships for all events, implements public events and measures the outcome of all events for Downtown Anchorage and our sponsors. Apply now and read more here! 
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Downtown Security Meetings

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. hosts monthly security meetings on the first Tuesday of every month. These are open for the community to attend, and meant to improve safety in downtown Anchorage!

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Things To Do in Downtown Anchorage in 4hrs or Less

Only have a short amount of time to spend in downtown Anchorage? This brochure compiles many of the best activities for downtown guests within 4 hours! Visit the museum, grab some ice cream, see Alaska Native art and more!

Download 2016 Brochure Here

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EasyPark – Parking Rate Change Survey

Attention downtown visitors, business owners, and workers! EasyPark is conducting a “Parking Rate Change” survey for anyone that parks downtown. The purpose of this survey is to provide the community with an opportunity to share experiences, perceptions, ideas and concerns related to parking. Plus get entered to win prizes!
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Heart of Anchorage Awards

The Heart of Anchorage Awards Ceremony is an event to recognize both for-profit and not-for-profit members of Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. This event highlights the hard work and commitment to excellence of our downtown businesses and organizations by honoring their employees, leaders, and business owners.
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Petals ‘N Spokes Vendor Application

Anchorage Downtown Partnership Ltd. is on the lookout for food vendors, artists and organizations who want to showcase their products or services. Our first event is the Petals ‘N Spokes Spring Festival on May 14th! We need vendors like YOU to sign up!
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Events & Marketing Intern Needed!

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. is now recruiting a summer Events Management & Marketing Intern! Gain valuable business experience and relevant training through your work with our collaborative team here!
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Get Your Tickets Now! Heart of Anchorage Awards

Don’t delay! Lasts year’s Heart of Anchorage Awards SOLD OUT! Be sure to purchase your tickets now to reserve your spot; it’s only $30 to attend! The Heart of Anchorage Awards Ceremony is an event to recognize both for-profit and not-for-profit members of Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. This event highlights the hard work and commitment to excellence of our downtown businesses and organizations by honoring their employees, leaders, and business owners.
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Congratulations 2016 Heart of Anchorage Award Nominees!

Thank you for helping us celebrate & honor the Heart of Anchorage nominees on March 26th at the Anchorage Museum! Congratulations again, to all 2016 Heart of Anchorage Award Nominees, and thank you for your continued efforts to help make downtown Anchorage a better place.

 

CHUGACH MOUNTAIN AWARD

Presented to an employee in an organization or business that has demonstrated outstanding customer service skills and professional excellence.

FOR-PROFIT
Sophia Alexander (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Shelley Cooper (The Kobuk)
Peter House (Deeptree)
Natalie Osborne (WONDERBUILD.com)
Katelyn Swiercz (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Lexy Turnbull (Moose A’La Mode)

NOT-FOR-PROFIT
Jon Bangs (Holy Family Cathedral)
Dave Devlin (MOA – Community Work Service)
Dani Myren (APDEA – Police Navidad)
Richard Oswald (EasyPark)
Daniel Ramierz (EasyPark)

 

DENA’INA AWARD

Presented to a team/group for their outstanding leadership, professional excellence, and contributions to Downtown Anchorage.

FOR-PROFIT
CRW Engineering (Mike Rabe and Willy Van Hemert)
Jade Lady Meditation (DaoShima Susan Elkins and Staff)

NOT-FOR-PROFIT
Alaska Veterans Museum (Suellyn Wright Novak and Staff)
First United Methodist Church Mission Outreach Team (Steve Maga, Jen Miller, Lori Staats)

 

SPIRIT OF ALASKA AWARD

Presented to a volunteer who has demonstrated exceptional efforts to support a Downtown business, charity, or organization.

FOR-PROFIT
Bill Chambers (Hafling Building)
Kristin George (Sullivan’s Steakhouse)
Amie Haakenson (Caffe D’arte)

NOT-FOR-PROFIT
Sally Ausman (Covenant House)
Brenda Trupp (Downtown Soup Kitchen)
Downtown Scavenger Hunt Planning Committee (United Way)
Visit Anchorage Critters

 

SHIP CREEK LANDING AWARD

Presented to entrepreneur(s) who have started a new, innovative downtown business (in the last 3 years) that has enlivened downtown.

Pangea Restaurant & Lounge
SteamDot Coffee Company

 

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK AWARD

Acknowledges outstanding design on a new or remodeled exterior/interior renovation or storefront of a business (in the last 3 years).

Large Project
Alaska Railroad Historic Freight Shed Interiors
Brilliant Media Strategies
Sullivan’s Steakhouse
Williwaw

 

GEORGE M. SULLIVAN AWARD

George M. Sullivan was our mayor in 1975 when the Municipality of Anchorage was formed. In regards to his outstanding leadership we present this award to the manager, executive or owner who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and works well with a team.

FOR-PROFIT
Kathryn Muntean (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Michelle Smith (Sacks Café)
Dale Tran (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Marvin Ungerecht (Architects Alaska)

NOT-FOR-PROFIT
Debe Mahoney (NeighborWorks)
Steve Ribuffo (Port of Anchorage)
Reed Smith (Anchorage Opera)