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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 over 60 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.



Business Excellence

  • Alaska Regional Hospital WINNER!
  • The Odom Corporation
  • Nine Star Education & Employment Services

Distinguished Community Service of a Large Business with over 30 Employees

  • 49th State Brewing Company WINNER!
  • Food Bank of Alaska
  • Providence Health & Services Alaska

Distinguished Community Service by an Individual, Organization or a Small Business with fewer than 30 employees

  • BOMA Anchorage WINNER!
  • American Red Cross
  • Upper One Studios

Entrepreneurial Excellence

  • Alaska Hearing & Tinnitus Center WINNER!
  • Alaska Escape Rooms

Ambassador of the Year Award

  • Cassie Thomspon WINNER!
  • Dawn Carmichael
  • Larry Cleland