"Make it Monday" forum - Alaska Business - Open to the World

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Name: "Make it Monday" forum - Alaska Business - Open to the World
Date: July 30, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM AKDT
Registration: Online registration for this event has closed.
Event Description:

The presentation will review Alaska Export sales and economic impact. Members will be introduced to domestic and foreign services offered by the federal government through U.S. Commercial Service, Alaska's US Export Assistance Center.

PLUS! Our friends at the Food Bank of Alaska need our help. The warehouse is bare and 82 partner agencies in Anchorage are feeling the impact. Starting today, July 30, through the month of August, the Anchorage Chamber will be collecting food at ALL EVENTS. Bring your donations to any event, to the Anchorage Chamber office (1016 W 6th Ave., Ste. 303) OR join the Anchorage Chamber Food Drive Challenge! Contact Tosha or Tabitha for details. CLICK HERE FOR MOST-NEEDED ITEMS

SPEAKER: Debbie Franklin, U.S. Export Assistance Center / US DoC - International Trade Administration

Debbie Franklin is with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, appointed in October 2015 as the Director for U.S. Commercial Service – Alaska where she currently serves on the agency teams: Energy, Travel and Tourism, Rural, China, Asia and Arctic Affinity Group.  Debbie previously established and directed the International Trade Center with Iowa Small Business Development Center where she trained and counseled small businesses on international finance, marketing, compliance, and global logistics.  Her hands on international business experiences come from 10 years department store retailing,  19 years with Spring Air Mattress Co. in wholesale manufacturing, sales and marketing where she was a President’s Club award winner, and  her own consulting business of export representation and documentation preparation.  She also spent 7 seasons as a personal and small business federal tax preparer.

Debbie holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.  She is a National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators Certified Global Business Professional.  In addition, Debbie is former Enrolled Agent.


New to Monday Forum? What to expect


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.
Event Sponsors:
  • COUNTRY Financial
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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