Articles by Eastern Maine Development Corporation

 
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EMDC to Host Small Business Financing Panel Discussion

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on March 02, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Ellsworth City Hall , Ellsworth, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 2079426389; EMDC.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Story continues below advertisement. CONTACT: JEN BROOKS FEBRUARY 24, 2016 PHONE: (207) 942-6389 EMAIL: jbrooks@emdc.org EMDC TO HOST SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING PANEL DISCUSSION ELLSWORTH: Eastern …
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EMDC Launches Career Compass for Youth

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
Bangor – Eastern Maine Development Corporation recently launched another session of its successful youth program, Career Compass, in the greater Bangor region. The Career Compass program blends employability training, career exploration and work experience targeted towards each student’s area of interest. The partner businesses that host the students for their …
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Eastern Maine Development Corporation Releases Regional Findings and Plans for Next Steps

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 26, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
Bangor – In 2014, residents of Eastern Maine found themselves in an all too familiar situation as the forest-related economy continued to experience employment contraction driven, in part, by the loss of pulp and paper mills and jobs. In response, Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) garnered a grant from the …
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Understanding Bids: How to Read and Respond

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 24, 2015, at 11:20 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Sunrise County Development Council, 53 Prescott Drive, Machias, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; emdc.org/events If you are currently selling to the government or interested in giving it a try but you are unsure about the process, this is a learning …
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Marketing Tools for Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Sept. 24, 2015, at 11:08 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation (Ellsworth office), 248 State Street, Suite 15A, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Join Maine PTAC and DBE Supportive Services, as we discuss with you the key marketing tools to be successful in government contracting. …
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Expand Your Market with Local, State and Federal Opportunities

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on May 12, 2015, at 2:36 p.m.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Houlton Executive Center, 39 Bangor Street, Houlton, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; emdc.org/events This workshop is a must for small business owners who are considering doing business with the government. The workshop will include a general overview of how the …
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Introduction to Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on May 12, 2015, at 2:13 p.m.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Greater Portland Council of Governments, 970 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Learn the ropes of government contracting with Maine PTAC Counselor Ernie Gray, as he explains what it takes to sell to the government. Small business …
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Understanding Bids: How to Read and Respond

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on April 02, 2015, at 9:42 a.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation (Ellsworth office), 248 State Street, Suite 15A, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events If you are currently selling to the Government or interested in giving it a try but you are unsure about the process, …
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Expand Your Market with Local, State and Federal Opportunities

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on April 02, 2015, at 9:37 a.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Northern Maine Development Commission (Fort Kent office), 11 West Main Street, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; emdc.org/events This workshop is a must for small business owners who are considering doing business with the government. The workshop will include …
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Introduction to Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on March 09, 2015, at 11:01 a.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG), 125 Manley Rd., Auburn, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Learn the ropes of government contracting with Maine PTAC Counselor Ernie Gray, as he explains what it takes to sell to the government. Small …
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Understanding Bids: How to Read and Respond

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Feb. 18, 2015, at 10:27 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: NMDC, 11 West Presque Isle Rd., Caribou, Maine For more information: 207-521-5840; emdc.org/events If you are currently selling to the Government or interested in giving it a try but you are unsure about the process, this is an event you …
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Selling to the State of Maine

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Feb. 18, 2015, at 10:21 a.m.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: MRRA/Brunswick Landing, Building #27 – Community Room, 8 Venture Avenue, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Join Maine PTAC for a workshop that will teach small business owners the “ins” and “outs” of selling to the State of Maine …
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Introduction to Government Contracting

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 30, 2015, at 9:59 a.m.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: University of Maine at Machias, 116 O’Brien Avenue, Machias, 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 …
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New training program from EMDC and EMCC

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 28, 2015, at 3:28 p.m.
EMDC and Eastern Maine Community College are teaming up to offer free training for careers in Fine Woodworking. Classes begin February 16 and will continue through June. Those who complete the course will earn 14 college credits. While the program and classes are free, students must qualify for and be …
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Insurance and Bonding with Mike Varney of Varney Agency

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 02, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Department of Economic and Community Development, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Mike Varney of Varney Agency will be discussing common insurance and surety bond trends including cyber liability basics and common pitfalls for companies obtaining …
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Insurance and Bonding with Mike Varney of Varney Agency

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Jan. 02, 2015, at 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Department of Economic and Community Development, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Mike Varney of Varney Agency will be discussing common insurance and surety bond trends including cyber liability basics and common pitfalls for companies obtaining …
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Marketing to the Government and Competitive Market Research

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Dec. 29, 2014, at 3:39 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Greater Portland Council of Governments, 970 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Join Maine PTAC counselor Ernie Gray for this session where you will explore the resources available to your business when you develop your marketing strategy …
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EMDC and Husson University Center for Family Business partner for workshop series

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Dec. 23, 2014, at 12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Husson University Center for Family Business, 1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389; emdc.org/events Two of the region’s supporters of business development and growth are joining forces in 2015 to offer a series of workshops designed to help …
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EMDC Welcomes Business Services Specialist

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Dec. 04, 2014, at 12:58 p.m.
Eastern Maine Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Kimberly Moore has joined its staff as a Business Services Specialist for the statewide Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. Moore 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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Winning and Performing Government Contracts

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Dec. 01, 2014, at 4:19 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Greater Portland Council of Governments, 970 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-974-3223; emdc.org/events Join Maine PTAC Regional Manager Ernie Gray in Portland, as he presents the strategies of submitting winning proposals and dealing with both predictable and unexpected …