Lost Valley’s new future, How to create a working business plan, meet Maine Technology Institute, meet Business Advisor Jane Mickeriz.
Posts By: Jennifer Boutin
Business plans are meant to prepare you to move forward and should be constantly in use — and evolving. Your initial plan is not going to be static. It will continually change and evolve as you learn more about your customers.
Lost Valley, a small ski area located in Auburn, Maine, has been a staple of the area since 1961. The first ski area in Maine to make artificial snow, the business features 15 trails and a terrain park, offering something for skiers of all abilities. It also boasts one of the largest ski schools in Maine…. Read more »
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 »
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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.
View our August 2016 Newsletter (PDF download) In this update: Award Winner Announced * Online Business Resources Available * Meet an Advisor * Meet a Partner
View our June 2016 Newsletter (PDF download) In this update: Welcome Summer Tourism * Entrepreneurial Challenges in Maine * MTI’s Techwalk * Maine Startup & Create Week
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.
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 »