Welcome to Cordova Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Cordova Business Gala: Tufs, Ties & Regalia! Join us at The Cordova Center in Cordova, Alaska in your Alaska-Finest for a night of connection, celebrating the innovation happening in Cordova’s inspiring business community. This in-person event will feature a guest chef showcasing iconic local flavors, Business Awards, an amazing auction, and a fantastic opportunity to connect with local and statewide business leaders. As the primary fundraiser supporting Cordova Chamber of Commerce, your attendance will support workforce development, small business support, and the growth of Cordova Chamber’s future-focused economic development and community resilience initiatives.

Cordova Chamber takes its role of community leadership seriously. Come learn more about some incredible projects in the home of the World’s Richest Waters that need your help! Enjoy an unforgettable evening, and leave knowing that you contributed to building a healthier, more resilient economy and community in one of the most unique and spectacular places on Earth! We look forward to seeing you there!

Exclusive tours and local experiences will be available at a discounted rate for gala guests who arrive on the 17th and depart the 19th. Look for more details via email after you’ve registered for the event!

Or Sponsor & Receive Tickets!


2023 Cordova Business Gala Sponsorship Options

Support Cordova Chamber’s inaugural Business Gala and receive the recognition and benefits listed below. Use the button below to contact us and sign up as a sponsor! On a first-come, first-served basis, sponsors may choose to associate their sponsorship directly with the evening’s: Business Awards, Wine & Beer, Centerpiece, Dinner, Dessert. In-kind donations are welcome for dinner, auction, excursions, etc.

Highliner Sponsor


On-stage recognition

Your logo in printed program & on Gala webpage

+ 4 tickets

Skipper Sponsor


Your name in printed program & on Gala webpage

+ 2 tickets

Deckboss Sponsor


Your name in the printed program OR Gala website

+ 1 ticket

Skiffman Sponsor


Your name in the printed program OR Gala website

Join this amazing list of Gala Sponsors!

Highliner Sponsors

Skipper Sponsors

Deckboss Sponsors

Skiffman Sponsors

Where to Stay?

Cordova offers a variety of lodging options from traditional hotel rooms to fully-equipped, apartment-style B&Bs. We have reserved room blocks at The Reluctant Fisherman Hotel. To reserve a room from this block, call (907) 424-3272 and ask to reserve a room in the “Cordova Chamber” block. To view a full list of Cordova lodging options, click the button below.

Local Tours & Immersive Experiences

Salmon lunch aboard a commercial fishing vessel

Learn about Cordova’s thriving commercial fishing industry while touring the Lucid Dream, a 57′ active fishing vessel. Afterwards enjoy a lunch of wild caught local salmon. Limit 8 people per day. Available from 12-1pm on November 17th or November 18th. To sign up, email kinseykbrown@gmail.com

Cordova Arts Backstage Tour

How do we keep smiling despite a 150” plus of annual rainfall? Join us for a tour of the North Star Theater and learn how Cordova’s active arts scene helps to keep our community both entertained and involved (and mostly dry). Check out our backstage treasure trove and appreciate how Cordova’s arts ‘infrastructure’ adds to our quality of life. Tours are available at 3:30pm on both November 17 & 18. Email barclay.kopchak@gmail.com for more info and to sign up!

Yoga & Meditation

FRIDAY 11/17: 6-7pm. Community Yoga – All levels and abilities welcome. Come together to join in the practice of yoga. Move through classic postures, breath work, meditation, and relaxation practices. All props provided. FREE to the public.
SATURDAY 11/18: Yoga Sanctuary – 10-11am. A whole body integrated yoga practice aimed at developing balance, strength, and flexibility on and off the mat improving overall body mind connectivity. Guided practices of pranayama (mindful breathing) and dhyana (meditation) will be weaved throughout the class. All props provided. $15 drop-in.
SUNDAY 11/19: Zen Meditation from 10-11am – FREE to the public. 25 min seated meditation,  10 min walking meditation, 25 min seated meditation. A short reading & refreshments follows the session.

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