Back by popular demand! ATIA members once again have the opportunity to present new tourism business products or ideas to ATIA's own "Sharks" at the 2019 ATIA Annual Convention & Trade Show. PLUS - this year we'll have a "People's Choice" award! Winners snag cash prizes to help turn their tourism business ideas into reality.

Interested in sticking your toe in the water? Submit your application by September 20, 2019. Selected applicants will present their ideas at ATIA's Annual Convention on Wednesday, October 9.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Alaska Tourism Shark Tank Winners 

Applicants presented their business idea and/or product in person to the ATIA Sharks during the ATIA convention and the Alaska Tourism Sharks provided valuable feedback and guidance on business ideas.  Many thanks to our Sharks Dale Wade, Alaska Railroad; Scott Habberstad, Alaska Airlines; and Paul Landes, GCI.







Paws for Adventure, Fairbanks - $5,000
Enhanced accommodations for dogsledding adventures

Terry Boyd Photography, Cantwell - $5,000
Rebranding support

Seward Adventure Center, Seward - $5,000
New opportunities for "glamping" at Bear Glacier