Articles by Eastern Maine Development Corporation

 
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EMDC LAUNCHES REGIONAL RESPONSE MESSAGE BOARD

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Oct. 27, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
BANGOR—Those interested in making comments or suggestions regarding the developing Regional Response Effort now have an online tool to share ideas. EMDC recently added a message board style component to the “Mill Closure Response” page of its website,www.emdc.org. The message board was created to continue the discussions of an October …
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EMDC awarded energy audit grant

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Oct. 07, 2014, at 2:14 p.m.
EMDC AWARDED ENERGY AUDIT GRANT BANGOR—Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) recently received a $2,000 grant to help fund an energy efficiency audit for the organization’s headquarters at Norumbega Hall, located in Bangor’s Great Fire Historic District. “This award from the Grants to Green Maine program will enable EMDC to contract …
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Government Market Research

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Oct. 06, 2014, at 12:13 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: AVCOG, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events This government contracting workshop will give you the opportunity to explore the resources available to your business when you develop your marketing strategy for government contracting at the local, …
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EMDC to host discussion focused on fighting hunger in our communty

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Oct. 01, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Eastern Maine Development Corporation will host Bangor native Alexander Moore, Chief Development Officer for DC Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C. and author of “The Food Fighters” on …
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Introduction to Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 30, 2014, at 3:41 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Gateway Motel, 735 Main Street, Madawaska, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; emdc.org/events Learn the ropes of government contracting with Maine PTAC Counselor, Dana Delano as he explains what it takes to sell to the government. Small business owners looking to …
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EMDC kicks off marketing workshop series October 16

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 26, 2014, at 2:40 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: 207.942.6389; emdc.org/events Beginning October 16, Eastern Maine Development Corporation and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension are gathering some of the region’s best marketing minds to share their insights and experiences …
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Tapping Into the Government Market

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 24, 2014, at 4:35 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 248 State Street, Suite 15A, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events This introductory workshop will give small business owners the tools to determine if the federal government is a potential customer. You will also learn …
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Scoring Well Against RFPs

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 12, 2014, at 4:21 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Join Melody Weeks, Maine PTAC Program Manager, as she discusses the ins-and-outs of RFPs. This workshop will help small business owners involved in government contracting: – …
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EMDC INVITES BUSINESS LEADERS AND OWNERS TO DISCUSS REGION’S SKILLS GAP

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 03, 2014, at 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Dysart’s Broadway, 1110 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Business leaders and owners from across Eastern Maine are invited to join Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) on Thursday, September 11 at Dysart’s on Broadway when Scott Ellsworth of …
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Federal Contracting: Follow the Money and You’ll Find the Opportunities

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:52 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Brunswick Landing , 8 Venture Avenue, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Presented by: Maine PTAC and General Services Administration Join Jerry D. Smith, Sr., GSA’s Director of the Regional Office of Small Business Utilization to learn about contracting …
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Subcontracting Strategies for Small Businesses

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments , 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Subcontracting Strategies for Small Businesses Are you a small business owner that already sells your products and services to the government? Join Maine PTAC …
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Maine PTAC presents: “The FAR Series: Session 1″

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:26 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Maine Department of Economic and Community Development , 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Maine PTAC presents: “The FAR Series: Session 1″ Join us for this first of four sessions where we will provide an overview …
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Sucontracting Strategies for Small Businesses

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Sunrise County Economic Council, 53 Prescott Drive, Suite 3, Machias, Maine For more information: (207) 521-5840; emdc.org/events Are you a small business owner that already sells your products and services to the government? Join Maine PTAC for an in-depth workshop …
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Maine PTAC Government Contracting Workshop

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on June 11, 2014, at 2:24 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207.942.6389; emdc.org/events EMDC AND MAINE PTAC TO HOST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING WORKSHOP Bangor—Maine PTAC, a statewide program of Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), hosts a 90-minute workshop July 17th beginning at 8:30 …
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EMDC Adds Program Assistant for Maine PTAC

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on June 02, 2014, at 2:44 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corp. recently named Chelsea Kondratowicz the Program Assistant for the Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center program. Previously, Kondratowicz was an Administrative Assistant at the organization, working part-time on the Maine PTAC program. This new, full-time position allows her to focus on providing support to …
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EMDC and SBA Open Forum

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on May 27, 2014, at 10:55 a.m.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Small business owners will have the chance to talk directly with representatives from the SBA during an open forum June 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at EMDC’s …
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EMDC welcomes Business Services Specialist

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on May 22, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.
Eastern Maine Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Angela Campbell has joined its staff as a Business Development Specialist for the statewide Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. Campbell will implement the federally funded DBE program for Maine companies from EMDC’s office in Bangor. The DBE program encourages the development …
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EMDC Named Among Nation’s Top Business Lenders

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on May 09, 2014, at 11:10 a.m.
The National Association of Development Companies(NADCO) recently honored EMDC as one of the nation’s Top Ten Community Advantage Lenders by volume during the NADCO Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs. The Community Advantage 7(a) lending program is offered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one method to spur economic …
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EMDC Receives $20,000 Betterment Fund Grant

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on April 23, 2014, at 2:27 p.m.
Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Betterment Fund that will support a project to increase transportation opportunities for people in Eastern Maine. The grant funds the newly formed Eastern Maine Transportation Management Association (EMTMA), which supports and advocates for local and regional transit, …
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FORMER RED SOX PLAYER JOINS LOCAL BUSINESSMAN FOR “THE BUSINESS OF BASEBALL”

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on April 10, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/page/2-1062/registration Former Boston Red Sox player Shea Hillenbrand will join Dove Tail Bats owner Paul Lancisi on Thursday, April 17th at the Cross Insurance Center as Mobilize Eastern …
 
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