"Make it Monday" forum - Alaska-born-and-raised GCI: Growing with Alaska for nearly 40 years

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Name: "Make it Monday" forum - Alaska-born-and-raised GCI: Growing with Alaska for nearly 40 years
Date: December 4, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM AKST
Registration: Online registration for this event has closed.
Event Description:

Learn how Alaska-born-and-raised GCI’s latest infrastructure project – the TERRA network – is changing and saving lives in more than 80 communities across the state through one of the largest fiber microwave networks in the country. Attendees will also gain insight into how GCI’s investments in technology have helped grow Alaska’s economy over the past 40 years as well as how its plans for continuing to bring the latest technology to Alaska will help keep it strong in the future.

In addition, Suzi Pearson, Executive Director of AWAIC will give a brief overview of AWAIC’s programs that support victims of domestic violence and their families as well as their expansion project.

Heather Handyside, GCI Senior Director of Corporate Communications
As the senior director of corporate communications and lead spokesperson at GCI, Heather Handyside is responsible for protecting and promoting the telecom company’s reputation in Alaska as well as its growing nationwide markets. She is responsible for answering the tough questions as well as finding new and innovative ways to tell GCI’s Alaska-born-and-raised story. Before joining the team, Heather served as deputy municipal manager for the Municipality of Anchorage and as Anchorage’s director of homeland security and emergency management where she learned a thing or two about communications that she now incorporates into GCI product and service launches touching the far corners of the state.
- a free "Make it Monday" lunch courtesy of Summit Embroidery Works
- a 4-pack to Star Wars: The Last Jedi courtesy of Country Financial Alaska Agency
- a 1-night stay courtesy of the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa
- and a pair of Beats headphones courtesy of GCI


New to Monday Forum? What to expect

Submit a proposal to speak:cognitoforms.com/AnchorageChamberOfCommerce1/MakeItMondayForumSpeakerProposal

Deadline to register online is 5 pm the Friday directly preceding the forum. But tickets are available at the door, day-of, to purchase.

Cancellation Note: There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, registration must be canceled no less than two business days prior to the date of the event. No refunds will be given after this date. All registrations are transferable to another person upon your request.
Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center
(600 W 7th Ave.)
2nd Floor
Date/Time Information:
Noon to 1 pm
(Doors open at 11:30 am for lunch)
Contact Information:
Tosha Kelly (907) 677-7103
General Admission: $35
Anchorage Chamber Member: $30 ($32 at door)
Students: $15 w/ID
Punch Card (10 lunches): $280

RESERVED TABLE OF 8 (in advance only)
Member: $230
Non-Member: $280
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