61st Annual Gold Pan Awards - Roaring 20s

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Name: 61st Annual Gold Pan Awards - Roaring 20s
Date: September 14, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM AKDT
Registration: Online registration for this event has closed.
Event Description:


Ladies, grab your sparkly flapper dresses, feathered hair pieces, and long pearls! Fellas, dust off your tuxedos and slick back your hair for a night full of glitz, glamour, and high society amidst classy jazz music and signature ‘Bee’s Knees’ cocktails. 

PLUS! A chance to WIN two roundtrip tickets on Alaska Airlines in a ritzy game of heads or tails! Rings will be available for purchase at the event - $20/each or 3 for $50. Only 300 are available, so you'll want to purchase them early in the evening!

What's on the menu?

~ Orange and Thyme Beet Salad served over a bed of organic mixed greens with english cucumber, ricotta cheese, pine nuts, and white balsamic vinaigrette
~ Seared Alaska Rockfish with lemon-thyme beurre blanc served with fresh cracked black pepper linguini and a medley of fresh vegetables
~ Your choice of Bourbon Street Pecan Pie or Tuxedo Truffle Mousse Cake 


  • 6-7 pm | Reception
  • 7-9 pm | Dinner & Awards
  • 9-10 pm | Dancing
  • 9:30 pm | Heads or Tails game for 2 roundtrip Alaska Airlines tickets

CLICK HERE for sponsorship opportunities or contact Aubrie Herman at 677-7111 or aubrie@anchoragechamber.org. 

Individual tickets can be purchased for $100 each.


The Anchorage Chamber Gold Pan Awards is one of the organization's longest-running civic programs. It was established in 1957 as Anchorage's number 1 premier business awards event. For 61 years, Gold Pan Awards have been awarded to those who have shown business and entrepreneurial excellence, as well as a loyal commitment to Anchorage through community service.

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce business community will come together on Friday, September 14th at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center to celebrate this year's finalists and recipients. Please join us in recognizing those who are outstanding in business excellence and community service!


Business Excellence
  • Alaska Mill & Feed ** WINNER**
  • Alaska Regional Hospital
  • CIRI - Cook Inlet Region, Inc. 
  • Salmon Berry Travel & Tours

Distinguished Community Service of a Large Business with over 30 Employees
  • Cook Inlet Housing Authority ** WINNER**
  • Southcentral Foundation
  • Subway of Alaska, Inc.
  • The Alaska Club
Distinguished Community Service by an Individual, Organization or a Small Business with fewer than 30 employees
  • American Red Cross of Alaska
  • Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. ** WINNER**
  • Pal Photography
  • Wyeth Kirkeby - Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • Dr. Emily E. McMahan - Alaska Hearing & Tinnitus Center
  • Jennifer Thompson - Thompson & Co. ** WINNER**
  • Elizabeth Eldridge - The Spice & Tea Exchange
  • Upper One Studios Inc.
Chairman's Award
  • Eklutna, Inc.

Volunteer of the Year
  • Mike Lightner, Dare2Dream Leadership Development
Event Sponsors:

GP 24K Gold Sponsor

GP 18K Gold Sponsor

GP 14K Sponsor

GP 12K Sponsor

  • Alaska Club, The
  • Alaska Communications
  • Alaska Mill, Feed & Garden Center
  • American Red Cross of Alaska
  • BP
  • ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
  • Eklutna, Inc.
  • Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc.
  • MTA
  • Northrim Bank
  • Salmon Berry Tours
  • Southcentral Foundation
  • Spawn Ideas Inc.
  • Subway Development, Inc.
  • Upper One Studios
  • Visit Anchorage
  • First National Bank Alaska
  • Chugach Alaska Corporation
  • GCI
  • Alaska Executive Search
  • Mrs. Jack M. (Kay) Linton
William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center
555 W 5th Ave
Formal attire recommended.
6:00 pm reception 
7:00 Dinner and Awards 
Date/Time Information:
Friday, September 14, 2018
6 pm to 10 pm
Contact Information:
Aubrie Herman 677-7111

Sponsorships are for a table for ten (10)
$3,000:  24 Karat Sponsor
$2,000:  18 Karat Sponsor
$1,500:  14 Karat Sponsor

$1,000:  12 Karat Sponsor

$  100:    Individual Ticket
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