The 2015 Fairbanks Startup Weekend will commence Friday, October 2nd, at 5pm, run thru the evening of Sunday, October 4th, and be held in room 401 of the Akasofu Building, 930 Koyukuk Drive, on UAF upper-campus.
FEDC is pleased to help spread the word Verizon has fully arrived in Alaska and is setting up shop here in Fairbanks. Please help us welcome this dynamic new member to the Fairbanks Business Community.
Saturday, March 1 – 1:30pm
The Energy for All Alaskans Task Force will meet for a Special Meeting tomorrow, Saturday, March 1, at 1:30pm, in the FEDC offices. Our guest will be Governor Frank Murkowski, here to discuss Sustainability and Viability of the Refining Industry in Alaska and the proposed Alaska LNG Gas line.
This meeting, like all EAA Task Force meetings, is open to the public, so all those wishing to attend are Welcome to do so
The House Military & Veterans Affairs Committee will be hearing two bills of interest next Tuesday, February 4th: HJR 19 (base F-35’s at Eielson AFB) and HB 212 (driver’s license exemption-military). Hearing info and links to the actual bills are appended below.
Hearing: House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
Date: Tuesday, February 4
Subject: HJR 19: Base F-35 Aircraft At Eielson AFB and HB 212: Driver's Licensing Exemption - Military
You are cordially invited to a lunch presentation, Wednesday, October 9, by Spectrum LNG President Ray Latchem, there to receive and update regarding Spectrum Alaska's Prudhoe Bay LNG Plant.
Subject: Natural Gas Supply Option for Fairbanks - Spectrum Alaska's Prudhoe Bay LNG Plant
Location: Pike's Waterfront Lodge
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time: Lunch served at 11:30am
Greetings! The FEDC has a vacancy that needs to be filled. Please feel free to forward this to anyone that you think might be interested.
Employment Opportunity - Project Manager
After a two-year fight against an ill-conceived proposal to relocate the F-16s from Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks to Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (J-BER) , “warm” the base and cut thousands of jobs, Alaska’s congressional delegation today received official word that the Air Force has scrapped the proposal.
During a conference call with the Alaska delegation Air Force senior leaders reported the strategic assessment of Eielson, conducted by General “Hawk” Carlisle, Commander of Pacific Air Forces, was complete and a decision made to keep the F-16s at Eielson.
In an effort to encourage stronger trade linkages between Fairbanks and rural Alaska communities, the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation develops and distributes over 9,000 toll-free directories annually to rural communities to which Fairbanks serves as a hub. These directories offer a comprehensive listing of Fairbanks businesses and organizations in a user-friendly format.
FEDC and Fairbanks were recently featured in Business World Magazine, along with several of our Investors, Design Alaska, Alaska Aerofuel, Everts Air and Birchwood Homes.
The article highlights a few of FEDC's projects including Cold Weather Testing, Entreprenuership, Energy and our work with the Military.
To see the article directly, please use this link:
The Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation is seeking an Executive Assistant/Fiscal Manager. This position works under direction of the CEO, providing assistance to the CEO and is responsible for AR/AP, payroll, financial statements, developing and monitoring budgets, grant/contracts, and HR/benefits. Applicant must be self-motivated, results-oriented, and a team builder with excellent communication skills. Experience with non-profit financial and grants administration is preferred. Salary DOE. Interested applicants should contact FEDC at 907-452-2185, 301 Cushman St.