Posts Categorized: News & Events

Maine SBDC offers FREE webinars to celebrate Small Business Week

Small Business Week is May 5-11. We are hosting *FREE* webinars on topics that are most important to you. Here’s the lineup: Starting a Business in Maine On-Demand Workshop | REGISTER Monday, May 6th – RELEASE DATE New on-demand workshop will be released on May 6th, just in time for Small Business Week. Business Advisor Josh… Read more »

Want to Exit Smoothly? Start Now

By: Raynor Large, Business Advisor Too often, a Seller lets external forces push them out. Unfortunately, selling a business isn’t like selling a home; a buyer’s due diligence looks deeper than the fresh coat of paint and some curb appeal. Instead, the Seller needs to start their planning years in advance for an ideal outcome.

2019 Best Booth Awards – New England Made

Five exhibitors were recognized for their booth designs at this years New England Made show which took place from March 16-18, 2019 at the Sports Complex in Portland. 

News Release: Maine SBDC to Celebrate 3rd Annual SBDC Day

Small Business Development Centers Around the Country Celebrate Impact on Small Business on Wednesday, March 20th For over 40 years the Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) has helped aspiring and emerging business owners achieve the American dream of entrepreneurship. On Wednesday, March 20, the Maine SBDC will join SBDCs around the country for one… Read more »

New Center Director & Business Advisor in our Portland Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maine SBDC names Peter Harriman as Center Director Portland, Maine – The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a program that provides business advising and training to Maine’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, recently named Business Advisor Peter Harriman to Center Director at the Portland office located at the University of Southern… Read more »

New Business Resource Group for Bangor Area Entrepreneurs

Business development agencies in Bangor have joined together to form the Business Resource Partners for Greater Bangor. The collaborative helps businesses grow through education, referrals, and personalized advising services.  Maine SBDC is joined in this partnership by Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), Four Directions Development Corp., MaineStream Finance, New Ventures Maine, SCORE, and Scratchpad Accelerator. While… Read more »

Maine SBDC’s New Business Plan Guide

If you are thinking about writing a business plan you probably have a lot of questions.  And that’s a good thing.  You want to succeed in your business and feel competent and confident about what you’re about to do.  It’s a big deal.  The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) gets it. We can… Read more »

News Release: Maine SBDC Receives National Accreditation

Statewide economic development program fully accredited with several notes of commendation & best practice The Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is pleased to announce that it has earned full accreditation from the America’s Small Business Development Centers, the national accrediting body for the Small Business Development Centers under contract from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).