Every year, AAHPA members come together for our annual conference. Anyone who has been to a conference will attest - it's good people, talking about important and good work. You will learn more than enough to cover the cost of attending through increased savings, efficiency, professional networks and grant opportunities throughout the rest of the year. 

Our corporate members rotate the responsibility for hosting the conference. Members can login to see past conference presentations (including the 2020 virtual conference), and all AAHPA awards are available to peruse at any time. 

Our Board of Directors and Nome conference hosts have decided to postpone the Nome conference again to 2022. 

Please mark your calendars for October 25-29, 2021 for the fall AAHPA conference in Anchorage!

2021 Conference Registration

The Fall Conference will be held at the Captain Cook in Anchorage, AK from October 25-29. Monday, Oct. 25 is a travel day with a Welcome Reception that evening. 

If you would like to present at the conference, please email Rachel (info@alaskaharbors.org). 

Coming Soon! 

Please note that per AAHPA By-laws all exhibitors must be active Sustaining Members.

Award Nominations

During the annual conference banquet, the AAHPA honors outstanding individuals in our industry. 

Awards available for nominations include: Harbormaster of the Year, Employee of the Year awards (which give our Corporate members an opportunity to celebrate outstanding accomplishments of their staff over the prior year), Golden Anchor (outstanding support from a Sustaining Member). 

To celebrate one of your employees on the final day of our lunchtime port & harbor series, please send an email to info@alaskaharbors.org with the name, position, and noteworthy achievements of that employee! Nominations will be accepted through early-September. 

Past Award Recipients


AAHPA Scholarship Sponsor Opportunities 

To give our Sustaining Members an opportunity to be recognized as sponsors of our maritime scholarship program, the AAHPA is announcing three different levels available:

Silver: $100

Bronze: $500

Gold: $1,000

Sponsors will receive recognition in all scholarship announcements, advertisements, and awards. 

More information to come!

To serve and promote Alaska's ports and harbors. 
Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.          info@alaskaharbors.org

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