Sharing Alaska's Annual Tourism Awards
Sharing Alaska's Polar Prestige Awards recognize the individuals and content creators who share the best of Alaska
Dive into the heart of Alaska's allure as we honor the storytellers, visionaries, and guides who bring our majestic state to the world's stage. At Sharing Alaska, we believe in recognizing those passionate individuals who capture and share the essence, wonder, and spirit of the Last Frontier. Join us in celebrating the best in Alaska's tourism industry, as we spotlight the talent that makes every Alaskan journey unforgettable.
Alaska's Digital Storyteller of the Year
Alaska's Influencer of the Year
Alaska's Photographer of the Year
Alaska's Videographer of the Year
Alaska's Top Tour Guide of the Year
Alaska's Digital Storyteller of the Year Award has 7 different categories: Wildlife, Aviation, Landscape & Sky, Alaska Life, Art, and Adventure.
Alaska's Top Tour Guide of the Year Award has 8 different categories: Fishing Guide, Hunting Guide, Pilot Guide, Bus Tour Guide, Photography Guide, Adventure Guide, and Historical Tour Guide.
Alaska's Digital Storyteller of the Year Award: presented to individuals who seamlessly blend creativity with technology to tell their story of Alaska's landscapes, traditions, and adventures. The Digital Storyteller of the Year is someone who, through various digital platforms, paints a vibrant picture of Alaska, drawing audiences into the heart of this magnificent land.
Alaska's Influencer of the Year Award: presented to influential individuals who harness the power of social media (platform(s) indifferent) to advocate for, promote, or represent life in Alaska. The Influencer of the Year is someone who, with authenticity and passion, engages and inspires a vast audience, making Alaska a must-visit destination in the hearts of many.
Alaska's Photographer of the Year Award: presented to the visionary who, through their lens, captures the breathtaking beauty, raw emotion, and untamed spirit of Alaska. This award recognizes an individual whose photos transcend the visual, telling profound stories and evoking a deep connection to the Alaskan wilderness and its people.
Alaska's Videographer of the Year Award: Honoring the cinematographic artists who bring Alaska to life on screen (no matter the size of the screen!), this award celebrates those who masterfully depict the rhythm, hues, and soul of the state. From soaring aerials to intimate ground shots, the Videographer of the Year crafts visual symphonies that resonate with both residents and global audiences alike.
Alaska's Best Tour Guide of the Year Award: These guide awards are presented to and celebrate the unsung heroes of the Alaskan tourism industry: the tour guides. These individuals, armed with knowledge, enthusiasm, and an undying love for our state, offer immersive experiences, turning any visit into a memorable journey. The Best Tour Guides of the Year are those who consistently go the extra mile to ensure each adventurer leaves with an unforgettable memory of Alaska.
Nominations for the 2023 Sharing Alaska Polar Prestige Awards will open December 1st.