- Submit your nominations for our annual awards
- 10/25: FCCCC Candidate Forum
- 10/27 and 11/1: PRCC and MyHealth Present: Taking Control of Your Health Insurance Costs
- 10/26: Experience Greater Portland with People's United Bank
- 10/27 and 11/1: SPCECCC Candidates Forums
- 10/28: WGCCC Halloween on Main Street
- 11/2: Taste the World with PROPEL and Fork Food Labs
- 11/3 Lunch and Learn: Why Mindful Work Breaks Matter to Your Business
- 11/8: Business Essentials Seminar Series: Brand Essence Workshop
- SCCC/SPCECCC: BA5 at Camp Ketcha
- 11/15: Eggs & Issues: The Economy's Progress and Outlook
As we make the case for growth, we ask you to make a case for our award recipients
This year, we make the Case for Growth.
Starting with growing our annual event.
This year we are looking into the future and asking our guests to Imagine Portland during a festive, informative and visionary night. The annual dinner is January 19, and we will be revealing more and more information as the date draws near.
It wouldn't be awards ceremony without awards recipients, so be sure to send us your submissions for leadership in the Private Sector, Leadership in the Public Sector, and Economic Development.
Submissions should include the nominees's name, business and a short narrative on why they are deserving of the award. All nominations are due by November 1. Click here to submit your nominees
Falmouth/Cumberland Community Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forums
October 25, 2016
The Falmouth/Cumberland Community Chamber of Commerce will host two candidate forums, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.:
October 25 – Forum to be held at Cumberland Town Hall
Chris Hall, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, will moderate.
As a courtesy, please register by October 24.
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT WEBINAR
Taking Control of Your Health Insurance Costs
2 to 2:30 p.m., October 27
10:30 to 11 a.m., November 1
Join us for this webinar to learn how you can take control of your health insurance costs and maximize the cost-effectiveness of your premium and HSA contributions while offering the plans that best suit the needs of your employees. Register for one of the times below:
Thursday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday, November 1 at 10:30 a.m. EST
EXPERIENCE GREATER PORTLAND
Experience Greater Portland with People's United Bank
5 to 7 p.m., October 26
Peoples United Bank, 350 Fore Street, Portland
Join People's United Bank as they celebrate our new office location complete with a boutique branch equipped with the latest technology. People's United Bank will feature several local businesses for enhanced networking opportunities. Be sure to enter to win one of several $50 gift certificates and taste food prepared by Blue Elephant Catering!
SPCECCC Candidate Forums
October 27 & November 1
The South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce will host 3 candidate forums. All will take place at 7 p.m. in the South Portland City Council Chambers at City Hall, 25 Cottage Rd. on the following dates:
- Thursday, October 27, 2016 – State House Candidates: The forum includes candidates for State Representative Districts 31, 32 and 33.
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016 – State Senate Candidates: The forum includes candidates for State Senate District 29.
WGCCC Halloween on Main Street, October 28, 2016
Main Street, Westbrook
Join the Westbrook/Gorham Community Chamber of Commerce for their annual Halloween on Main Street. This is a really fun evening and no registration is required.
Taste the World
6 to 8 p.m., November 2
Fork Food Labs, Portland
Join PROPEL at the new Fork Food Lab for our second In Focus Series event. This event is a unique opportunity to learn more about other cultures, explore a new shared kitchen space and support community development, all while networking with your peers. More Information
LUNCH & LEARN
Why Mindful Work Breaks Matter to Your Business
Noon to 12:45 p.m., November 3
Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Short, mindful breaks in the work day are one of the most powerful tools to reduce stress and increase team connections. Join us for this Lunch & Learn presented by BreakTogether.More Information
BUSINESS ESSENTIALS SEMINAR SERIES
Business Essentials Seminar Series: Brand Essence Workshop
Noon to 1 p.m., November 8
Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, Portland
Can you articulate your business' brand? Did your current brand just happen over time, or did you strategically craft it? How do you know if your brand is working for your bottom line? Join this session to take a conscious look at who your business is, and how you want to present to the world, to make better connections with your customers. The first in our Business Essentials Seminar Series, with Kate Howe, Creative Director at Better Yet Studio.
BUSINESS AFTER 5
SCCC/SPCECCC Joint BA5 at Camp Ketcha
5 to 7 p.m., November 10
Camp Ketcha, Scarborough
Join the Scarborough and South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chambers of Commerce for an evening of fun and networking! The event is at Camp Ketcha with co-hosts Statefarm Michelle Raber Agency and Piper Farms. More information
EGGS & ISSUES
Eggs & Issues: The Economy's Progress & Outlook
Tuesday, November 15
Holiday Inn By The Bay, Portland
Join us November 15 when we welcome Eric S. Rosengren, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, to the stage to discuss the ecomony's progress and outlook. More information
For the next two Eggs & Issues we will have a bin where Toys for Tots will collecting toys for the upcoming holiday season. Bring a toy and make a child's holiday!
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