- Chamber seminar survey available
- 9/15: Referral Networking Group: Sign up today
- 9/13: Career Rings: Underground Recruiting
- 9/14: SCCC Business After 5: Moody's Collision Center
- 9/18: Women of the Chamber: Cellardoor Winery
- 9/19: SPCECCC Business After 5: Brant & Cochran
- 9/20: JP Morgan Chase: Cybersecurity and Fraud Protection Discussion
- 9/20: FCCCC Business After 5: Family Chiropractic Associates
- 9/26: Kegs & Issues: The Creation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
- 9/28: WGCCC Business After 5: Spire 29 and Sodexo
- 10/11: Eggs & Issues: State of the City
- 10/14: Your Second Act: Exploring Lifestyle, Wellness & Work After 50
- 1/24: Imagine Portland: Thompson's Point: Announcing our 2018 annual event
- Eggs and Issues season passes now available
- Eggs and Issues ticket booklets available for pre-order
Seminar Survey available
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REFERRAL NETWORKING GROUP
Introducing Chamber Leads Referral Networking Group
8 to 9 a.m., Fridays (ongoing)
Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Come learn more about the Portland Regional Chamber’s referral networking group. The goal of the referral networking group is for Chamber members to expand their professional network and to help members grow their business. The meetings are held once per week for 90 minutes. There will be one “seat” per business type to foster collaboration rather than competition between members. More information
Use special code for a discounted ticket to Agents of Change!
Do you want to rank higher at the search engines? Engage your audience on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter? Generate more leads and sales from your website?
If you answered “yes!” to any of these questions, join us at The 6th Annual Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference on Friday, 9/15/2017, in Portland, Maine. This is a full day, educational conference that’s all about search, social, and mobile marketing. (There’s even four bonus pre-conference workshops you can check out on Thursday, 9/14, too!)
Marketing experts from around the country are coming to Maine to share some of their best tips, tricks, and strategies to help you generate more business online. You’ll discover the secrets of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SEO, online advertising, and more. You’ll find great networking opportunities. Your ticket includes breakfast, lunch, and a networking event with free pizza and beer. And a copy of The Lead Machine: The Small Business Guide to Digital Marketing. All that and an after party, too!
And as a member of the Portland Chamber, we’ve been able to secure a special discount for you. Just enter "chamber" when you checkout and save an additional $25 off already discounted prices...or just click here to have the savings automatically applied!
You can see the full agenda, watch a highlight reel from last year’s event, and grab your tickets athttps://www.theagentsofchange.com/chamber
Don’t miss out, and don’t spend more than you need to...ticket prices go up at the end of this month! Grab your tickets today!
Noon to 1 p.m., September 13
Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, Portland
Is hiring a struggle? If your organization is challenged with finding and attracting key talent, spend an hour with us. Unlike conventional recruitment strategies, Margot Rutledge of Career Rings and Rachel Knight of Destination Occupation will share creative methods to help you communicate a compelling talent brand, build relationship channels for sourcing passive talent and create a proactive strategy to help you attract the talent you need. More information
BUSINESS AFTER 5
Join Moody's for a 1970's themed BA5
5 to 7 p.m., September 14
Moody's Collision Center, Scarborough
Join the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce and Moody’s Collision as we travel back in time to the 1970’s. Leisure suits, bell bottoms and platform shoes optional! We look forward to seeing everyone! Personal Touch Catering will provide tasty food and a cash bar.
WOMEN OF THE CHAMBER
Women of the Chamber September Meet-Up
4:30 to 6:30 p.m., September 18
Cellardoor Winery, Thompson's Point, Portland
Note: This event has sold out. To add your name to the waiting list send us an email. Fresh on the heels of a successful debut, the Women of the Chamber sponsored by Bernstein Shur. This event will be the first of four quarterly events in the 2017-18 season. You can read more about the previous event inMaineBiz. More information.
BUSINESS AFTER 5
Get back into the swing of things with Brant & Cochran
5 to 7 p.m., September 19
Brant & Cochran, South Portland
Join the South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce for our first BA5 of the season at Brant & Cochran! Brant & Cochran makes and restores axes, educates people on the use and care of their axe, and collects and curates the history of axe making in Maine. Catering will be provided byO’Reilly’s Cure – Restaurant & Bar.
Cybersecurity and Fraud Protection Discussion
Noon to 1:30 p.m., September 20
Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library
We cordially invite you to join a select group of leaders for a private luncheon and cybersecurity discussion. We’ll discuss what JPMorgan Chase is doing to protect the firm and its clients, cyber threats that companies face today, and steps your company can take to help protect itself from threats. More information
BUSINESS AFTER 5
Enjoy a Bueno night with Family Chiropractic Associates
5 to 7 p.m., September 20
Family Chiropractic Associates, Falmouth
Start the new season off with a Falmouth/Cumberland Community Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 at Family Chiropractic Associates. This fun event will be catered and co-hosted by Bueno Loco Restaurante.
KEGS & ISSUES
The Creation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
4:30 to 6:30 p.m., September 26
Portland House of Music, Portland
Join us for the very first Kegs & Issues after hours speaker series! For our first event we will welcome Lucas St. Clair who will be discussing the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. This event is 21+. More Information
BUSINESS AFTER 5
Spire 29 and Sodexo BA5 in Gorham
5 to 7 p.m., September 28
Spire 29, Gorham
Join the Westbrook/Gorham Community Chamber of Commerce at our opening Business After 5 of the season at Spire 29 in Gorham. This event is catered, and co-hosted, by Sodexo USM Dining Services.
EGGS & ISSUES
State of the City: Portland's Ballot
7 a.m., October 11
Holiday Inn By The Bay, Portland
This year voters could reshape the city and region for good or worse - be prepared. Join us for a panel discussion about Portland's November ballot and the initiatives and referendums voters will face. Register here
Your Second Act: Exploring Lifestyle, Wellness & Work After 50
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 14
University of New England – Portland Campus
This all-day conference is designed to assist you in your next life chapter. Featuring speaker and author, Gregg Levoy and 12 workshops to help you explore lifestyle, work and wellness after 50. Join us for provocative conversation and inspiring information. Hosts: Heart At Work Associates & The Boomer Institute and Maine Senior Guide.
Imagine Portland: Thompson's Point
Brick South, Thompson's Point, Portland
Announcing our 2018 annual awards show and presentation: Imagine Portland: Thompson's Point! Last year's annual event was our largest and this year we hope to top it. We will be posting updates in this email and on our website.
Know a person or company you'd like to nominate for an award? You can email your nominations here.
Use promo code Imagine2018 at checkout to get 15 percent off your ticket before October 10!
EGGS & ISSUES
Eggs and Issues season pass now available
Available until October
Season passes are now available for the upcoming Eggs & Issues season. If you know you are going to be attending several Eggs and Issues event this year, a season pass is an easy way to register, as well as save money. Passes are $160 per member and include entry and breakfast for all 10 events. More information
EGGS & ISSUES
Eggs and Issues ticket booklets available for pre-order
Ticket booklets are available for the upcoming Eggs & Issues season. Each ticket booklet contains 10 tickets which can be used at your leisure. More information