Press Release

Maine Notary Public Education Conference

BANGOR, Maine — The 20th annual State Notary Public Education Conference will be held on Thursday, April 18, at The Wells Conference Center, University of Maine campus in Orono. All Maine notaries are encouraged to attend to receive information on state notary laws, procedures and practices.

This conference is the state’s largest annual educational event for Maine notaries. The conference is an excellent opportunity for notaries to review procedures and prepare for the mandatory Notary Commission Renewal Exam.

Event highlights include seven educational workshops, vendors, door prizes, networking opportunities and more. Featured speakers include Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, Deputy Secretary of State Julie Flynn and State Notary Officer Cathy Beaudoin. There will be two educational tracks at this year’s conference – Track One – “The Notary as Entrepreneur” and Track Two – “The Notary in the Workplace”.

Workshop topics include a Notary 101 refresher, Avoiding Common Errors, Working with Clients with Disabilities, Using Proper Forms for the Customer’s Transaction, How to Perform a Great Wedding, Using Social Media for your Business and more.

The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The registration fee is $65 for members and $75 for non-members. The fee includes the luncheon, refreshment breaks, all applicable workshop material and parking. Seating is limited to 200 attendees, so please register early.

For more information and to register on-line, please visit the INM website at Questions can be emailed to: or by phone at 846-8959. This conference is sponsored by the Informed Notaries of Maine (INM) organization, the state’s only professional association of notaries public.

FMI: Kathy Fontaine, INM Administrative Coordinator


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