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The 63rd Annual Gold Pan Awards Are Going Virtual

“Back to the Past, Into the Future”

ANCHORAGE – Great Scott! The 2020 Gold Pan Awards are going back in time and coming to you virtually  from Matanuska Brewing Company Midtown on Friday, November 6th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Join the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce for a night of celebration with a virtual happy hour, a live ceremony broadcasted by Upper One Studios, and hosted by Sheron Patrick. Plus, entertainment by local 80’s band, I Like Robots! 80’s attire recommended.

"The Anchorage Chamber Gold Pan Awards is one of the organization's longest-running civic programs,” says Bruce Bustamante, President & CEO. For 63 years, the 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. “We look forward to seeing you virtually as we recognize Anchorage's finest supporters that help build this great community.” 

The twelve finalists in four categories are:
Business Excellence
PIP Printing of Alaska
The Odom Corporation
TOTE Maritime
Entrepreneurial Excellence
Alaska Escape Rooms
Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals
Baxter Senior Living
Distinguished Community Service by a Large Business or Organization 
Carlile Transportation
ConocoPhillips Alaska
Nine Star Enterprises
Distinguished Community Service by a Small Business or Organization 
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Alaska Skylar Travel

Save your virtual seat at Tickets are $50 for Anchorage Chamber members. $60 for non-members. Sponsorships are still available and start at $1000, which includes eight event links. For details, contact Kaylin Smith, Events Coordinator, at (907) 677-7111 or email
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The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member-driven business organization with nearly 900 members representing more than 50,000 employees. For over 100 years, the Anchorage Chamber has served as a resource where members can gain business knowledge, insight and strength. More information about the Anchorage Chamber is available at or by calling (907) 272-2401.

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