Events

Hackathon

Fairbanks Hackathon is a competition to motivate computer programmers, developers, designers, coders, and other tech-savvy creative-types to share their best ideas, create something amazing for a chance to win a grand prize!

Hackathon participants will spend a weekend brainstorming new ideas, learning from peers, and finding solutions to interesting “puzzles”, using data sets, in an innovative group setting.

The next Hackathon event is: Sept 9-11, 2016

Hackathon

Fairbanks Hackathon is a competition to motivate computer programmers, developers, designers, coders, and other tech-savvy creative-types to share their best ideas, create something amazing for a chance to win a grand prize!

Hackathon participants will spend a weekend brainstorming new ideas, learning from peers, and finding solutions to interesting “puzzles”, using data sets, in an innovative group setting.

The next Hackathon event is: Sept 9-11, 2016

Startup Weekend Fairbanks 2016

Startup Weekends are 54 hour, weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs
(Developers, Designers, Techies, Nerds, Students, Lawyers, Investors, Marketers, and Engineers, etc.) come together to share ideas, form teams,
in a risk-free environment, to build products and launch startup businesses.

Startup Weekend Fairbanks 2016

Startup Weekends are 54 hour, weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs
(Developers, Designers, Techies, Nerds, Students, Lawyers, Investors, Marketers, and Engineers, etc.) come together to share ideas, form teams,
in a risk-free environment, to build products and launch startup businesses.

Startup Weekend Fairbanks 2016

Startup Weekends are 54 hour, weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs
(Developers, Designers, Techies, Nerds, Students, Lawyers, Investors, Marketers, and Engineers, etc.) come together to share ideas, form teams,
in a risk-free environment, to build products and launch startup businesses.

Chef at the Market

Come down to the Tanana Valley Farmers Market today between 11:00 and 2:00 and learn great recipes and cooking techniques for Alaska grown winter squash.

Chef at the Market

Come down to the Tanana Valley Farmers Market today between 11:00 and 2:00 and learn great recipes and cooking techniques for Alaska grown carrots.

Vacant Spaces to Vibrant Places

 

Join FEDC, the Downtown Association, FNSB, and the Chamber of Commerce for lunch and the keynote address, "Vacant Spaces to Vibrant Places," delivered by renowned 'Think Local' advocate and entrepreneur, Kimber Lanning. 

Program highlights include:

•Quantifying the impact of local economy work and preservation

•The link between preservation, infill development, and economic development

Leveraging Your Localness: Small Business Workshop

 

Join FEDC, the Downtown Assocation, FNSB, and the Chamber of Commerce for renowned 'Think Local' advocate and entrepreneur Kimber Lanning's workshop "Leveraging Your Localness" -- a two hour workshop for small business owners. Kimber has spoken to our Fairbanks business owners and comes armed with an understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges facing them. 

Topics will include:

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