Northwest Manager's Conference

March 28 - March 31, 2023 | Fairbanks, Alaska
Who Should Attend?

City and county managers, administrators, assistants to city and county managers, consultants and local city and county government professionals from Washington, Oregon and Alaska are welcome to attend.

Travel / Accommodations

Alaska Airlines, as a Denali sponsor of the conference, is offering attendees a discount code: ECME431. To use your Discount Code, go online to and input the Discount Code when searching for flights.

Bear Lodge at Wedgewood Resort has a room block for conference attendees. To make your reservation, call 907-456-3642 or 800-528-4916 and use Group Code: AKMM323. Please view their flyer. You can also find additional information on Bear Lodge at their site. 

Join us in Fairbanks as we explore Arctic affairs impacting the Pacific Northwest.

The Alaska Municipal Management Association (AMMA) will be hosting the 2023 North West Managers Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska March 28-31, 2023. The conference aims to build new relationships between communities as well as enhanced awareness of Arctic specific challenges impacting communities in Alaska, Washington and Oregon. General topics to be addressed will be:

  • U.S. Military and Homeland Defense strategies in the Arctic
  • Development and management of northern natural resources
  • Economic development
  • Climate change impacts and mitigation strategies

Guest Program

There will be family friendly activities available as part of a guest program including tours of Fairbanks highlight attractions, including break-out sessions for spouses. More details to come.


The 2023 NWM Conference Planning Committee is seeking sponsors for the event. To become a sponsor, please complete the below Sponsor form by February 28, 2023.

All sponsors will be recognized in the conference program and on the AMMA conference registration website. Sponsors will have their organization name and logo displayed in a prominent location in the main conference venue. Additional recognition will be provided for each level of sponsorship – see details, below.

Conference Registration Form
Sponsor Registration Form