In this prestigious event, Alaska Business and Junior Achievement of Alaska will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact to the growth of Alaska's economy, created new opportunities, and elevated the educational landscape for youth in their communities in regards to financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship.
Business peers recently selected five outstanding Alaska business leaders to join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame - David Allen, President & Co-Owner of Allen Marine Tours and Alaska Dream Cruises, Randy and Chanda Mines, Owners of Bagoys's Florist & Home, Richard Owens, Owner of Jewel Lake Tastee Freez, and Rex A. Rock Sr., President & CEO of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation.
The induction ceremony into the Alaska Business Hall of Fame will be held January 21, 2021 at the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center. Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. and Alaska Business Monthly are the Title sponsors of this event. Alaska Business Monthly will feature an interview and biography of each of the Laureates in the January 2021 edition.
In 1987, Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. began the Alaska Business Hall of Fame to honor outstanding individuals of Alaskan business. Since then, the Hall of Fame has become one of the state's most prestigious events, inducting new Laureates on an annual basis.
"This class joins a group of more than 100 Hall of Fame Laureates exemplifying the rich diversity of Alaska in terms of geographical regions, business and industrial heritage, and cultures. In essence, the Laureates represent the foundation upon which the state of Alaska is built and continues to grow." Ret. Gen. Mark Hamilton, Hall of Fame 2021 Emcee
The 34th annual celebration includes:
The evening will also include a special recognition of the many past inductees who will be in attendance. Individual tickets are $150, with limited sponsorship opportunities available. Please email Flora Teo or call 907-344-0101 for more information.
All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Alaska's statewide K-12 economic education programs, benefiting 15,000 students in 55 Alaskan communities on an annual basis.
Please Visit Our Website to Nominate a 2022 Laureate, discover past Laureates or to learn more about Junior Achievement of Alaska.