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. 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 can't wait to see you in the early fall of 2022! Specific dates and further details will be announced in the coming months. 

Thank you to the Port of Alaska for hosting a fantastic conference in 2021. 

THANK YOU 2021 Conference Sponsors!












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 for 2022 awards will be accepted in summer 2022. 

Past Award Recipients


AAHPA Scholarship Sponsor Opportunities 

(please note, this is a different sponsorship from the main conference sponsorships! If you would like to sponsor the AAHPA Fall Conference, please contact the local host. This sponsorship supports our annual student scholarship program)

Every year we hold a raffle during the banquet at the conference, which benefits our high school scholarship program. However, to give our Sustaining Members an opportunity to be recognized as sponsors of our maritime scholarship program, the AAHPA also offers direct sponsorships at three different levels: 

Silver: $100

Bronze: $500

Gold: $1,000

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

Contact info@alaskaharbors.org if you're interested in sponsoring a scholarship in 2022.  

Thank you 2021 Gold Level Scholarship Sponsors!

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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