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Business Breakfast Series

October 4, 7:15 AM9:00 AM

$18 – $25
October 4
7:15 to 9:00 AM 
~Thomas College Ayotte Auditorium~
(Please note the change in location)
180 West River Road, Waterville
Gubernatorial Debate Forum:
Join all four gubernatorial candidates as they discuss issues affecting business, education and workforce development.
Alan Caron, Independent
Janet Mills, Democrat
Terry Hayes, Independent
Shawn Moody, Republican
Cost per person: $18 members, $25 at the door & non-members.
(PLEASE NOTE: To cancel, please call the Chamber two (2) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged.)

2018 Business Breakfast Series schedule

January 11: Legislative Overview Maine State Chamber President & CEO Dana Connors will speak on law-making issues as they relate to businesses such as workers’ comp., human resources, taxation, environment & education.

February 8: Why Your Employees are just not into you, And What to Do About It David Lee from Human Nature at Work will present what causes disengagement in today’s employees and what leads to a passionate, committed, “We can do this!” workforce.

March 8: Last Chance - Governor LePage’s Final Push Governor Paul LePage will review his ultimate legislative agenda for his concluding session.

April 12: Process Improvement Specialists: Intro to Lean-Failure Demand Learn how to make incremental and continuous improvements in your businesses processes, as well as how you manage for results, in order to take your business and your team to the next level. Presented by Megan Hart of Cianbro.

May 3: Maine’s Workforce Challenge Department of Labor’s Commissioner John Butera will give insight on the challenges of finding trainable staff and retaining them.

June 7: Challenges of Employment Law: Doing the Right Thing for Your Employees While Protecting Your Business. Join Gregg Frame, employment law attorney with Taylor, McCormack & Frame, LLC, as he illustrates how to navigate your efforts to improve employee performance while still protecting your company.

September 13: Your Small Business Toolkit- FREE Resources to Help You Grow Your Business From business plan assistance to introduction to lending resources to floor layout of your manufacturing line, let the panel of Maine Small Business Development Center, Small Business Administration & Coastal Enterprises, Inc. help start, scale and grow your business. Moderated by Central Maine Growth Council’s Garvan Donegan.

October 4: Legislative issue TBD

November 8: Keys to Building and Engaging a Passionate Team that Gets Results David Pease, senior vice president of human resources at Bangor Savings Bank, will talk about what engages your staff and how to make them passionate about working as a team while attaining positive outcomes.

December 6: Media Relations - Local Media Platforms to Grow Your Business MaineToday Media CEO Lisa DeSisto will discuss how to engage with customers and businesses using traditional and new platforms that are available in local media to grow your business.

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
7:15 AM – 9:00 AM
Cost:
$18 – $25

Venue

Ayotte Auditorium, Thomas College
180 West River Road
Waterville, ME
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Organizer

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
207-873-3315
Email:
programs@midmainechamber.com
Website:
www.midmainechamber.com

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Series
Business Breakfast Series
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