Posts Categorized: News & Events

Client News: Vintage Maine Kitchen in Freeport cooks up old-fashion potato chips

Maine SBDC client in the news… “Hang on, I’ve got to pull a rack of chips from the fryer,” says Kelly Brodeur — co-owner with her husband Scott of the startup Vintage Maine Kitchen — before settling into a recent phone interview. Celebrating their first year in business on Aug. 1, it seems the Brodeurs… Read more »

Maine SBDC names Christine Long as 2016 State Star

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 commitment to small business success.

Certified Business Advisors Giroux, Harriman, Hebert and Nadeau recognized

The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, recognized four business advisors – Larry Giroux, Peter Harriman, Roy Hebert and Josh Nadeau – who received their Core Competencies Professional Certification from the New England Professional Development (NEPD) group on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  

Bucksport Bay Area Business Breakfast & Small Business Resource Fair

You’re Invited! Bucksport Bay Area Business Breakfast & Small Business Resource Fair Small business owners and entrepreneurs!  Join us for a fun and informative morning with a FREE buffet breakfast featuring Maine’s own Bob Crowley, small business owner and winner of Survivor: Gabon. Bob will entertain you with stories of his time on Survivor, his experiences as a… Read more »

2016 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 19-21, 2016 at the Sports Complex in Portland.  Veteran Exhibitor Award: First Place: Becky Wright Pottery of South Portland, Maine. This booth featured an open design with great colors and effective lighting that highlighted the contrasting levels and… Read more »

Katahdin Region Tourism Summit

Katahdin Region Tourism Summit Destination Katahdin – Creating Unique and Memorable Experiences for Residents & Visitors Join us for a day immersed in creating unique experiences for both residents and tourist of the Katahdin Region. We’ll spend the day discussing tourism, its impact on the local economy and simple, achievable ways small businesses can prosper from… Read more »

Maine SBDC Newsletter – February 2016

Click here to view our February 2016 Newsletter In this issue: Maine SBDC Announces New Website Redesigned site provides instant access to small business resources and Maine SBDC program information 2015 Annual Program Results Another strong year – Program continues to demonstrate value to taxpayers by generating incremental tax revenue. To sign up for our… Read more »