Active Travel Media are invited to join us at the

20th Annual NATJA Conference & Marketplace in Fairbanks, Alaska!

What’s Included with Registration

5-Day/4-Night Stay at The Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks

The 2023 NATJA Conference & Marketplace will be a 5-day/4-night event! Registration includes accommodations each night at The Westmark Hotel (nights of May 16, 17, 18, and 19).

NATJA coordinates hotel reservations on your behalf so that you don't have to worry!

Professional Development Sessions

NATJA prides itself in providing informative and relevant professional development workshops for media at our annual conference.

From the popular Editors Panel, to tips and tricks for photography and video, to learning about the latest in social media marketing, we provide our attendees with tools that will help them make their journalism stand out.

Marketplace and Networking

Looking to network with destinations, editors and fellow media? The NATJA Conference is the place to be! You will have many chances to interact with DMOs and editors throughout the conference. The Marketplace allows you to meet 1-on-1 with destination marketing representatives from across North America.

Afternoon Tours

All conference attendees are invited to participate in the planned afternoon tours in and around Fairbanks at no additional cost. Attendees will have several choices and opportunities to learn all that Fairbanks has to offer.


From the coffee mixer on day 1 to breakfast right before you depart, your meals are included with your conference registration. You will have an opportunity to savor food and drinks from some of the best local eateries and distilleries.

Airfare Discount on Alaska Airlines

Flying Alaska Airlines to the conference? Book your airfare on and enter discount code ECME280 to receive 5% off your base airfare to Fairbanks from any US or Canadian city where Alaska Airlines flies. The discount may be applied to air travel booked between May 10 and May 23, 2023 to and from Fairbanks.

Pre or Post-Conference Press Trip Opportunity

See more of what Alaska has to offer by taking a pre or post-conference press trip! Explore Fairbanks will offer a variety of trips that will allow journalists to truly take in Alaska. Registered media attendees will be invited to apply to participate in a pre-conference or post-conference press trip.
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An Unforgettable Experience!

Don't miss this opportunity to experience the 20th Annual NATJA Conference in the heart of the Land of the Midnight Sun!

Monthly Payment Plan Option

NATJA offers a monthly payment plan for the conference, allowing you to break up your conference registration into equal monthly payments. Payment plan participants must have their registration paid in full no later than April 2023 to guarantee hotel room accommodations and conference participation. A credit card is required at registration. You may also contact the NATJA office by email at or call (626) 376-9754 for more information.

Registration for Media Members

Conference Registration for Media

Includes 5-days/4-nights at The Westmark Hotel
$ 849
  • Unlimited networking with DMOs, fellow travel media, and editors
  • 5-days/4-nights accommodations at The Westmark Hotel
  • Airport transfers to and from The Westmark Hotel
  • Professional Development
  • Access to the Marketplace
  • Afternoon Tours
  • All scheduled conference meals
  • Opportunity to apply for a pre or post-conference press trip

Guest Registration

Spouse, partner, or guest that is not media or a business colleague
$ 399
  • Applicable to a spouse, partner, or guest that is not media or a business colleague
  • Guest will have the opportunity to participate in afternoon tours, evening activities, and the daytrip to Denali
  • Airport transfers to and from the Westmark
  • Shared accommodations with Main Registrant at the Westmark

Cancellation Policy​

Individuals may cancel by March 31, 2023 to receive a refund. Upon cancellation, a 3% credit card processing fee will be deducted from the refund for all monies paid.

Registration fees will not be returned on or after April 1, 2023.

If you are no longer able to attend the NATJA Conference & Marketplace, please contact the NATJA office immediately by email at or call (626) 376-9754.