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Maine SBDC names Christine Long as 2016 State Star

By Maine SBDC on Aug. 24, 2016, at 10:26 a.m.
Portland, Maine –The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, has selected Christine Long as the 2016 State Star. The award, given annually, recognizes a member of the Maine SBDC staff that has shown exemplary performance and a strong …
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Maine SBDC to host small business breakfast in Bucksport area

By Maine SBDC on May 19, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Alamoosook Lakeside Inn, Orland, Maine For more information: 780-4420; mainesbdc.org/bucksportbreakfast/ ORLAND — The Maine Small Business Development Centers will host a free small business breakfast and resource fair for entrepreneurs and small businesses 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Alamoosook …
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Maine SBDC Business Advisor Peter Harriman recognized

By Maine SBDC on May 17, 2016, at 11:59 a.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, recognized Business Advisor Peter Harriman who received his Core Competencies Professional Certification from the New England Professional Development (NEPD) group on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Harriman is a certified business advisor …
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Northern Maine Business Advisor Receives Professional Certification

By Maine SBDC on May 13, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, recognized business advisor Joshua Nadeau who received his Core Competencies Professional Certification from the New England Professional Development (NEPD) group on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Nadeau is a center director and …
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Maine SBDC to host Katahdin Region Tourism Summit for Small Businesses

By Maine SBDC on March 24, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, East Millinocket, Maine For more information: mainesbdc.org/KatahinTourism EAST MILLINOCKET — The Maine Small Business Development Centers, a statewide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, will host the Katahdin Region Tourism Summit, a …
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Maine SBDC Secures Grant to Help Transition Unemployed to Entrepreneurship in the Bucksport Region

By Maine SBDC on Feb. 02, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) has received funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Portable Assistance Grant Program to develop a program that will provide entrepreneurial advising and training for potential and existing business owners in the Bucksport Bay Area who have been adversely affected by …
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Maine SBDC Announces 2015 Annual Results

By Maine SBDC on Feb. 02, 2016, at 2:43 p.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs to start and expand their businesses, is pleased to announce its annual results. In 2015, fourteen certified business advisors across Maine helped 1,633 clients to: • Save and create 619 jobs • Launch 102 new businessesStory …
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Pricing to Sell – Pricing, Credit & Shipping Policies for Wholesalers

By Maine SBDC on Nov. 23, 2015, at 3:41 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Wishcamper Center – University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland, Maine For more information: 207-780-4420; mainesbdc.org/tradeshow This workshop is designed to prepare wholesale exhibitors for trade show success and focuses particularly on the New England Made Giftware & Specialty …
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Developing Sales Materials for Trade Shows

By Maine SBDC on Nov. 23, 2015, at 3:37 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Wishcamper Center – University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland, Maine For more information: 2077804420; mainesbdc.org/tradeshow This workshop is designed to prepare wholesale exhibitors for trade show success with a focus on exhibitors of the New England Made Giftware …
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Trade Show Success with Industry Expert Bruce Baker

By Maine SBDC on Nov. 23, 2015, at 3:32 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Wishcamper Center – University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland, ME For more information: 207-780-4420; mainesbdc.org/tradeshow A full day covering proven ideas for displays that sell! Topics include design, materials, color, lighting and environment. In addition, Bruce will give …
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Katahdin Region Business Breakfast & Small Business Resource Fair

By Maine SBDC on Aug. 31, 2015, at 2:48 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: New England Outdoor Center / River Drivers, Fire Rd 20d / Black Cat Road, Millinocket, Maine For more information: 207-780-4420; tinyurl.com/Katahdinbreakfast Join us for a fun and informative morning with a FREE buffet breakfast featuring Maine’s own Bob Crowley, small …

Maine SBDC Announces 2014 Annual Results

By Maine SBDC on March 23, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs to start and expand their businesses, is pleased to announce its annual results. In 2014, fourteen certified business advisors across Maine helped 1,817 clients to: •Save and create 1,061 jobs (more than any other year in …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Business Continuity & Disaster Preparedness

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:21 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs and small businesses learn the essentials of starting and managing a …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Technology & Operations

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:19 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs and small businesses learn the essentials of starting and managing a …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Insurance & Financials

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:18 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs and small businesses learn the essentials of starting and managing a …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Costs, Profit & Growth Financials

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:16 p.m.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Business PlanningStory continues below advertisement. One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Marketing

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:14 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs and small businesses learn the essentials of starting and managing a …
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Katahdin Area Small Business Workshop Series: Business Planning

By Maine SBDC on March 12, 2015, at 1:09 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Industrial Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 1-800-215-4942 x2476; tinyurl.com/KatahdinWorkshopSeries One of seven workshops in a series that helps Katahdin area entrepreneurs and small businesses learn the essentials of starting and managing a …

No-cost ‘Business Basics’ class to be offered in Millinocket area

By Maine SBDC on Nov. 10, 2014, at 1:24 p.m.
Women, Work and Community, working along with the Maine Small Business Development Centers, will offer a two-session Business Basics course to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on December 2nd and 4th at the Katahdin Region Higher Education Center in East Millinocket. The eight-hour course covers the basics …
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Business Basics

By Maine SBDC on Nov. 10, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Katahdin Region Higher Education Center, 1 Dirigo Dr., East Millinocket, Maine For more information: 207-262-7843; events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ea23ocv5265705af&llr=nvnbudcab This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for …