4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

Business Breakfast Series

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Marnie Grumbach of Fluent IMC will share a brief glossary of the terms relevant to digital advertising, discuss whether digital ads are the right choice for branding vs. lead generation, and provide tips and checklists for developing a simple, cost-effective campaign to maximize an entry-level budget for organizations. The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce May breakfast […]

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Masi Ngidi-Brown: Programs for International Students at Colby College

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

In collaboration with the Waterville Rotary, the Mid-Maine Global foreign presents Masi Ngidi-Brown, Director of International Student Programs and Associate Director of the Pugh Center. She will talk about international students at Colby and how these programs are changing. A buffet lunch will be available. The cost is $15 cash. To sign up for the lunch, […]

Business Breakfast Series

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

 When: Thursday, April 14, 7:15 - 9:00 a.m. Where: Best Western Plus, 375 Main St., Waterville How to Grow a Base of Future Employees for Our Area Join the Mid-Maine Chamber for an engaging presentation with Director of Engagement at Live + Work Maine and President of Startup Maine Katie Shorey. She will present ideas […]

Current Projects of the Maine Public Utilities Commission

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber for an engaging presentation with Maine PUC Chair Phil Bartlett. Have questions concerning your current or future utilities charges? This month's speaker is the person with the answers. Philip L. Bartlett II, J.D., was appointed to the Maine Public Utilities Commission in June 2019 by Governor Janet Mills. Prior to his […]

$20 – $27

Positive Workforce Culture and Successful Team Building

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber in the Colby/Coburn Room at Best Western Plus for an engaging presentation with Front & Main/Lockwood Hotel General Manager Jordan Rowan. His presentation will focus on the importance of culture in the workplace: creating, maintaining, and capitalizing on a positive workplace culture to drive business objectives and bottom-line results. With over […]

$20 – $27

State of the State with Governor Janet Mills

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber for an engaging presentation with Governor Janet Mills as she speaks about the pandemic and Maine’s economic recovery. She will discuss her Maine Jobs & Rocovery Plan and her vision for Maine in 2022. The cost of the Business Breakfast is $20 for Chamber members in advance, or $27 at the […]

$20 – $27

In the Arena: A Discussion on Leadership

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

State Sen Matt Pouliot (R - Augusta) and Amanda Olson (of Maine Mushroom Co.) will explore the varying challenges that leaders face in their respective roles. Our presenters will share their experiences with navigating the challenges of the changing landscape in organizations, recognizing the various management styles and employee group differences leaders encounter throughout their […]

$20 – $27

When Did You Last Update Your Business Plan?

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Northern Maine Chapter Chair Donna Cassese will discuss how SCORE can help you whether you are starting a business, operating an existing business or are ready to retire and sell your business. SCORE provides free mentoring, workshops, and online resources. An entrepreneurial presentation will also be made by Amy Rowbottom of Crooked Face Creamery, sharing […]

$20 – $27

Business Breakfast: By the Numbers

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

A discussion of Maine’s fiscal position and services of the Office of the Maine State Treasurer, presented by Treasurer Henry Beck. When: Thursday, October 7, 7:15 - 9:00 a.m. Where: Best Western Plus, 375 Main St., Waterville. Who: Treasurer Beck has held this position since 2018. He will share details about the state of your State – […]

$20 – $27

The Pivots to Success During COVID-19 and Beyond

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Business owners Chris Gaunce (Central Maine Motors Auto Group), Mike Fortin (Fortin’s Home Furnishings), and Robin Samalus-Getchell (The Robin’s Nest) speak to their challenges, pivots and successes dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and offer helpful tips to continue to help your business flourish in the months ahead. What set these businesses apart? What changes or […]

$20 – $27

Cannabis Panel

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Local business leaders Susan Meehan (Maine Cannabis Coalition), Erik Gundersen (State Office of Marijuana Policy), Bill Rafuse (GHM Agency),Charles Tetelman (KVCOG), and Ryan Poulin (New Dimensions FCU) will address changes and updates in the cannabis market with regard to retail/growing, insurance, finance, and regulations. (This breakfast will be extended to 9:30 a.m., based on panel size). […]

$20 – $27

Engaging the Generational Divide

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Career Management Associates CEO David Ciullo will address the effectiveness of organizations in valuing and creating a culture where all generations thrive and engagement soars, capitalizing on the strengths of different workstyles to communicate better, lessen conflict, and achieve results. Take this opportunity to network with other business leaders and to join David and your […]

$20 – $27

Leveraging Community Marketing Opportunities

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce March breakfast will be held on Thursday, March 11, from 7:15 to 9:00 a.m. in the Colby/Coburn Room at the Best Western Plus, 375 Main Street, Waterville. Mary Haley will discuss what community marketing opportunities really are and how to leverage them to engage current customers, attract new ones, and […]

$20 – $27

Human Resources Law and Best Practices in Challenging Times

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

WATERVILLE, Maine, January 2021 – Peter Lowe of Brann & Isaacson Attorneys will cover new workplace laws, best practices for workplace safety and compliance, legal issues surrounding remote telework and key policies and practices for employers. The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce February breakfast will be held on Thursday, February 11, from 7:15 to 9:00 a.m. […]

$20 – $27

10 Tips for How Your Small Business Can Beat COVID-19

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Marshall Communications Founder and CEO Nancy Marshall will offer tips to address how businesses and leaders can embrace adaptability, exercise empathy in the workplace, and take action to assure success during and after the pandemic. The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s January breakfast will be held on Thursday, January 14, from 7:15 to 9:00 a.m. in […]

$20 – $27

The Power and Impact of the Written Word in Business

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

The Power and Impact of the Written Word in Business. This is a facilitated discussion by Ted Helberg on using effective and accurate word choice, grammar, and organization in business writing. Ted will interject a little humor, discussion on common errors, and methods to correct them. This informative presentation will be the focus at Mid-Maine […]

Chamber Awards Ceremony

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Let’s gather together, socially distanced of course, to celebrate the regions movers and shakers achievements in one elegant evening. Click for more info.

$55

Blood Drive

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Drive is FULL - all time slots have been allocated. The American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive 11 AM - 4 PM on Monday, Aug 3, 2020 at the Best Western Plus Waterville Grand Hotel in Waterville. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or click here to sign up: https://rcblood.org/38fTa2b  

Texas Hold’em Tournament

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

We will be holding our May Texas Hold’em tournaments for the benefit of Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area on the 8th at the Best Western Plus, 375 Main Street Waterville, ME 04901.  The tournament starts at 6:20pm and the buy-in is $75.  Please come join us for some fun and bring a friend! If you […]

$75

Microenterprise is the Bee’s Knees

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Join us at the Waterville Rotary Club and learn about New Ventures Maine's involvement in supporting microenterprises! Eloise Vitelli will describe how New Ventures Maine has been helping aspiring entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground for over 30 years. Microenterprises, i.e. businesses with 5 or fewer employees, including the owner, contribute 20% of all […]

Free – $15

Maine Association of Nonprofits Meet & Greet

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Together, nonprofits elevate public and policymaker understanding of why nonprofits matter to every Maine resident and visitor and an essential step is strengthening relationships within our network. To that end, we invite you to attend a "Meet & Greet" to foster connections with one another and deepen our understanding of your needs. Please RSVP by […]

Free

Leading Women’s Luncheon: Deanna Sherman

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Deanna Sherman is president and CEO of Dead River Company. She started there in 1986 as the assistant manager of procurement, moved to district manager in 1988, region manager in 1997 and then vice president in the energy division in 2007. Cost is $20 for Chamber members who register ahead of time, $25 registration at […]

$20

Leading Women’s Luncheon with Amber Lambke

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Amber Lambke is president of the Somerset Grist Mill, LLC and its Maine Grains label, carried by specialty food stores and used by fine restaurants and bakeries throughout the Northeast. She is also executive director of the Maine Grain Alliance. A driving force behind Maine’s sustainable foods movement, Amber has worked with local business leaders […]

$20

Leading Women’s Luncheon

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Each event in the Leading Women’s Luncheon series features a woman who has achieved great success in her field as a guest speaker. Though the series focuses on women’s experiences and challenges in pursuing successful careers, men and women are equally welcome to attend the event. Today's speaker, Janine Bisaillon-Cary, was appointed by Governor John […]

$20

Leading Women’s Luncheon With Libby Mitchell

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville, ME

The Mid-Maine Chamber's Leading Women's Luncheon is a quarterly series of women speakers presenting their path to success and their struggles along the way. Men and women are welcome. Cost is $20 for Chamber members who register in advance, $25 for members who register at the door, and $25 for general admission. Registration includes a […]

$20
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