Frequently Asked Questions

Note:  This information is from the 2021 Annual Conference.  

How do I register?

Registration is available online. You can also mail or fax in a registration form. The mailing address is One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 200, Juneau, AK 99801. The fax number is 907-463-5480.

Can I register for a vacant position?

Yes! The registration deadline falls close to many municipal elections. To reserve a registration for a vacant position, use the position title (i.e. “Mayor”, “Assembly Member”) for the registrants name. After election results have been certified, please contact the AML office with the correct name.

Is there a chance the Annual Conference will be cancelled due to COVID?

We’re monitoring the pandemic carefully and following the guidelines given by the CDC. A decision will be made by October 1 as to whether or not the Annual Conference will be held in person or postponed. If you are registered to attend and the conference is cancelled due to COVID, you will receive a full refund.

What will be done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19?

The COVID-19 mitigation plan will be posted here and sent to registered attendees at least one week prior to the start of the conference.

Where will the conference be held? Is there a room block?

Unless otherwise stated, all conference meetings and sessions will take place at the Hotel Captain Cook. The group rate is $105/night for single or double occupancy. The rate is available three days before and three days after the conference. The rate does not include any state, local or occupancy taxes that may apply. Rooms can be booked by going to the Hotel Captain Cook website or calling 1-800-843-1950. Please use the code ‘AML2020‘ when reserving your room. Rates are guaranteed until October 15, 2021.

Are there travel discounts available?

A 7% discount is available on Alaska Airlines for all published fares to/from Anchorage. To use the discount code, go to Alaska Airlines and input ‘ECMD691‘ when searching for flights. To book by phone, call 1-800-445-4435; a $15 per person service fee will apply for tickets booked via phone.

A 10% discount is available for flights booked on Ravn Alaska. When booking online, input the code ‘AKMUNI21‘ at the checkout screen. To book by phone, call (907) 266-8394; there is no service fee to tickets booked through the call center.

When will Affiliate groups meet?

  • Alaska Municipal Attorneys Association – November 15-16
  • Alaska Municipal Management Association – November 17-19
  • Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks – November 17-20
  • Alaska Conference of Mayors – November 18-19
  • Alaska Government Finance Officers Association – November 17-19

I have more questions. Who should I contact?

Contact Portland Highbaugh by email at or by phone at 907-790-5306.