1. When is the -2013 AFN Convention?
The 2013 Convention will be held October 24, 25 and 26 at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Thursday, October 24 & Friday, October 25 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, October 26 8:00am-4:00pm
Customary Art Show and Exhibit Fair Hours:
8:00am-6:00pm Thursday & Friday
Thursday and Friday 7:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday Reception 6:30pm-7:00pm, Dinner 7:00pm-9:00pm
2. Who can attend?
The Convention is a private gathering of our delegates and membership but AFN welcomes visitors to all the central activities including the assembly sessions with speakers and forums, and the Alaska Native Customary Art show and sale, the AFN Exhibit Fair.
3. Do I need to register?
Only AFN member delegates need to register. There is no cost or registration requirement for visitors. Quyana Native Dance performances and the AFN Banquet require the purchase of tickets.
4. I would like to sell merchandise at the Customary Arts Show. Who should I contact?
Please email Nicole for more information.
5. I would like to be an exhibitor at the Exhibit Fair. Who should I contact?
Please check the exhibitors section http://www.nativefederation.org/annual-convention/exhibitors/ for information.
6. How do I get Quyana tickets?
Quyana will be held Thursday and Friday evening at the Carlson Center from 7:00pm -11:00pm. Ticket sales begin at 10 a.m. at the Carlson Center, near the Media Room. Each ticket is $10.
7. How do I get Banquet tickets?
Banquet tickets are available for purchase. Call to reserve your seat or 10-person table*. We accept all major credit cards. Call Judy Jaworski at (907) 274-3611 or email jjaworkski@ nativefederation.org. Tables seat 10.
- $2,000 VIP Table
- $1,500 Gold Table
- $1,200 Silver Table
- $100 General Admission
General Admission tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make checks payable to: AFN Banquet, 1577 C Street, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska 99501. Tickets may be picked up at the AFN Information Table on October 24th.
8. How do I get an agenda?
Click the Agenda button on the menu to the left. This agenda will be updated as needed.
9. Are there special transportation or hotel rates for the Convention?
Visit the Fairbanks 2013 AFN Convention webpage for information on accommodations and transportation. http://www.afnfairbanks.com/