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presents

Fairbanks Housing Action Week 

March 18-22, 2024

The Cold Climate Housing Research Center is excited to present the upcoming Fairbanks Housing Action Week scheduled for March 18th to March 22nd in Fairbanks, AK. Throughout the week, community events will illuminate the issues and opportunities of the past, present and future to inspire and construct housing action in our community. Look through the calendar below to see the full schedule!

The biggest event of the week is the Housing Action Symposium on Thursday, March 21. The symposium will focus on three main sectors in housing: Healthy and Safe Homes, Housing Security, and Design on Fairbanks. Each sector will have moderated panel and encourage in-depth discussion of how these topics are playing out in our community. The panelists will discuss the intersections of these themes and the day will focus on audience engagement and participation for real-world problem solving and action.

Check back often to find updates of events throughout the community, sponsors, speakers and more. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Planning on coming to Fairbanks for this event? Make a hotel room reservation at the Wedgewood Resort by calling the Reservations Department at 907-456-3642 receive a discount room rate by mentioning the group code FHAW324.

 

Registration for the Housing Action Symposium is LIVE

Have an idea or event you’d like to add for Housing Action Week? Let us know! 

Fairbanks Housing Action Week Schedule

ACLU of Alaska Virtual Panel

Location: Zoom (link to come)

Time: 11:00am–12:00pm

Description: Listen to experts in law in Alaska discuss the legal right to housing and how legality and housing security intersect in our state.

 

CCHRC/NREL Building Tours

Location: 955 Draanjik Dr

Time: 4:30pm–6:30pm

Description: Come take a tour of our unique and sustainable building! 

Greater Chamber of Commerce Business Lunch Presentation

Location: Westmark Gold Room, 813 Noble St, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Time: 12–1pm

Description: The Greater Chamber of Commerce will host a presenter for Housing Action Week. Stay tuned for details!

Register for the Business Lunch HERE

 

Central Recycling Facility Tours with Green Star of Interior Alaska

Location: FNSB Central Recycling Facility, 1855 Marika Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709

Time: 1–5pm, tours on the half hour

Description: Come see how recycling gets done in Fairbanks with Green Star of Interior Alaska! Whether its your cans and cardboard, or your old household appliances after you’ve upgraded your home, watch how CRF recycles our waste for a greener Fairbanks.

No need to register! Just show up on the half hour mark that afternoon to get the inside scoop on recycling.

 

Housing Trivia at the UAF Pub

Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Pub, 1731 S Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775

Time: 7:30–9:00pm

Description: Test your knowledge of cold climate construction and housing challenges in Fairbanks. Get a team together and come show what you know and learn a bit more. Prizes for winners! Entry is $5/team.

Brew, Brains, and Building 

Location: Black Spruce Brewing Company

Time: 5:30–7:30pm

Description: Grab a beverage and your best community-loving buds for a fun, interactive night examining a local housing issue with community leaders. Group work, collaboration and innovative ideas encouraged! 

Housing Action Symposium

Location:  Borealis Ballroom at the Wedgewood Resort

Time: 9am-4pm 

  • Keynote Speaker John Miki of Opticos Design
  • Panel 1: Healthy and Safe Homes
  • Panel 2: Housing (in)Security 
  • Panel 3: Designing Fairbanks

 

Description:  Join community leaders and advocates in health, (in)security, and cold climate design for an exploration of housing in these sectors. This event will feature a keynote speaker and opportunities for discussion and networking to inspire action and more collaboration that strengthen community housing action. 

Register for the Housing Action Symposium HERE

IABA Home Show

Location: Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Time: March 22–24

Description: The IABA Home Show is a staple in the homebuilding landscape of Alaska. With over 140 vendors and 5,000 attendees, this multi-day event is an opportunity to learn about northern living, from home financing to remodeling and new construction.

 

Get your tickets for the IABA Home Show HERE

 

Cocktails for a Cause at Ursa Major

Location: Ursa Major Distilling, 2922 Parks Highway, Fairbanks, Alaska

Time: 5–7pm (and all of March!)

Description: Come hang out with the CCHRC crew over some drinks! Ursa Major is donating 10% of all drink sales for the day to support the Cold Climate Housing Research Center’s mission. Can’t make it that Friday? Throughout the month, $1 from all specialty CCHRC cocktails will support CCHRC. 

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

CCHRC invites organizations to partner with us to support Housing Action Week. Your support shows your commitment to community growth and well-being, while amplifying our local housing needs. Together, we can spark action and address housing challenges in the greater Fairbanks area. Thank you for considering this partnership opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you. 

SUPPORTER UP TO $499

+ Recognition as a Supporter in event materials
+ Company name listed on the event webpage and website linked
+ Acknowledgement in post-event communications

SUPPORTER UP TO $499

Please CONTACT US to learn more about becoming a sponsor and other ways to get involved in Housing Action Week.

FOUNDATION SUPPORTER $500 - $1,499

All of the Supporter Benefits PLUS
+ Logo featured in signage
+ Recognition as a Supporter in event materials
+ Company name listed on the event webpage and website linked
+ Acknowledgement in post-event communications

FOUNDATION SUPPORTER $500-$1,499

Please CONTACT US to learn more about becoming a sponsor and other ways to get involved in Housing Action Week.

FRAME SPONSOR $1,500- $2,999

+ All of the Foundation Benefits PLUS
+ Social Media mentions highlighting your organization leading up to the event.

FOUNDATION SUPPORTER $500-$1,499

Please CONTACT US to learn more about becoming a sponsor and other ways to get involved in Housing Action Week.

ROOF SPONSOR $3,000 - $4,999

+ All of the Frame Benefits PLUS
+ Your logo displayed prominently at all events and symposium sessions.

ROOF SPONSOR $3,000 - $4,999

Please CONTACT US to learn more about becoming a sponsor and other ways to get involved in Housing Action Week.

COMMUNITY BUILDER SPONSOR $5,000+

+ All of the Roof Benefits PLUS
+ Special acknowledgement during the symposium's opening and closing remarks and throughout the week.
+ Opportunity to introduce or participate in a symposium panel discussion.

COMMUNITY BUILDER SPONSOR $5,000+

Please CONTACT US to learn more about becoming a sponsor and other ways to get involved in Housing Action Week.

Thank you to our sponsors

Community Builder Sponsors

Roof Sponsors

Frame Sponsors


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Foundation Sponsors

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