Tuesday, January 29 Time:2pm-5pm Location: 100 Middle St., 2nd Floor, East Tower, Portland
Whether you are starting a new business or expanding an existing one finding the necessary financing and capital is a challenge. This workshop provides important information on the potential sources of financing. Sponsored and presented by the Portland Chapter of SCORE, counselors to America's small business.
For more information, or to register, contact 207-772-1147 or email@example.com
Tuesday, January 29 Time:10am-noon Location: Machias Savings Bank, 581 Wilson St., Brewer
Come learn about financing options available to Maine businesses making investments in technology and innovation. MTI will provide an overview of the grants, loans, and equity capital it offers, while Machias Savings Bank will cover what small business lenders would like every business to know before applying for financing. If you are a start-up or existing business interested in obtaining funding to develop an innovative product, process, or service, this is a workshop you won’t want to miss. Sponsored and presented by Maine Technology Institute. This event is free of charge.
For more information contact either 207-588-1015 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Wednesday from January 30th through February 27th Time:9:30am-12:30pm Location: UMA Bangor, 1 University Dr., Bangor
Spread over 5 Wednesdays, this 15-hour class will help existing business owners move their business to the next level. The class covers money management and financial tools critical to good decision-making; marketing strategies and strategic planning for growth; and the role of business financing. If your business is at a plateau or is not bringing in enough income, then this class will help you to address any road blocks, develop a plan of action, and move your business forward. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support. Sponsored and presented by Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community. This event is free of charge.
For more information, or to register, contact 207-262-7843
Wednesday, January 30th Time: 8:30am-10am Location: Cross Office Building, West Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Augusta
What happens after my business is awarded a contract? What steps do I need to follow to be in compliance? What if I make a mistake? What if I am not sure that our company should do this, may I refuse the award? What resources are there to help navigate the process? Sponsored and presented by Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center. This event is free of charge.
For more information, or to register, contact 207-942-6389 or email@example.com
Thursday, January 31st Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn
New Year, New Career: Understanding Financial Statements Join us in the Androscoggin Community Room for our new series of business programs for those looking to start their own company or expand current operations. Leading business experts will present a new topic each Thursday night from Jan 10 to Mar 14 and be on hand to answer your questions. Sponsored and presented by the Maine Small Business Development Center, and the Lewiston/Auburn Chapter of SCORE, counselors to America's small business. This event is free of charge.
For more information contact 207-783-9186 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you are a lender, small business owner or new entrepreneur, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please call or e-mail us whenever we can be of service to you. Our staff includes:
Acting District Director, Marilyn J. Geroux, 207-622-8382 email@example.com
Acting Deputy District Director, Alden R. Turner, 207-592-5322 firstname.lastname@example.org
Economic Development Specialist, Sandra A. Fontaine, 207-622-8381 email@example.com
Economic Development Specialist, William S. Card, 207-622-8555 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lender Relations Specialist, Diane Sturgeon, 207-622-8286 email@example.com
Program Support Assistant, Keith E. Lind 207-622-8551 firstname.lastname@example.org
District Counsel, Mark S. O'Brien, 207-622-8558 email@example.com
Procurement Center Representative, Northern New England, Keith E. Waye, 207-622-8554 firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Small Business Administration, Maine District Office
68 Sewall Street, Room 512, Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-8551 (phone) 207-622-8277 (Fax)