The BuyAlaska Program mission is to inspire consumers to look local and buy from Alaska businesses first. With community, collaboration, and prosperity as the program’s core values, BuyAlaska is working toward a vision of flourishing local economies, regenerative systems, and thriving communities in Alaska.

The Alaska Small Business Development Center is the proud host of the BuyAlaska Program.

The AK SBDC provides business guidance, services, and resources to Alaskan entrepreneurs. Its mission is to celebrate, grow, and connect small businesses in Alaska through experienced business coaching and innovative programs. Visit to learn more.

The Alaska Small Business Development Center and BuyAlaska Program operate under The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Business Enterprise Institute (BEI). The UAA BEI links economic development programs across the University of Alaska (UA) system and supports businesses and entrepreneurial capacities across Alaska. Visit to learn more.

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