Alaska: Resources

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA)

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) is dedicated to promoting diversification and economic expansion in Alaska. The site provides a number of programs on financing and business development, as well as information on various business regulations and policies. Furthermore there are news stories, industry events, as well as other reference points.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

Alaska Small Business Development Center

The Alaska Small Business Development Center itself, along with its network of various programs, provides its website users with information about low-cost business resources and additional services for aspiring Alaskan entrepreneurs. There are numerous online tools available on the website, and additionally, there is a directory for inexpensive workshops and seminars located in assorted hub centers in Alaska. The use of this site's online components is free.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

Alaska: Small Business Assistance Center

The Small Business Assistance Center provides valuable information and direction for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and existing businesses in Alaska. This resource offers a list of training events, as well as information related to financing, marketing, industries, and taxes. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

Port of Anchorage (POA)

The Port of Anchorage (POA) is a deep-water port which serves as a hub for international business. This site contains information regarding the port's role in Alaskan business and its day-to-day operations. Recent news and media relating to the port are also available on the site.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Alaska

The Alaska branch of the Department of Commerce that specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. All services being provided by Market Access and Compliance are free of charge to all business located in the United States.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

World Trade Center Alaska (WTCAK)

The World Trade Center Alaska (WTCAK) is a private organization offering international trade and business services for Alaskan businesses. It helps member businesses compete globally by addressing five core subjects: trade capacity, trade development, trade facility, trade service, and trade network.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 28, 2016

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