How To’s For Family Business: Succession Planning

Event date - October 29, 2020

Event title - How To's For Family Business: Succession Planning

Event descriptions - Using Hardypond Construction as a model, we'll discuss succession planning strategies for family-owned businesses.

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2020 Judge Frank M. Coffin Lecture: Challenging Immigration Policies

Event date - October 29, 2020

Event title - 2020 Judge Coffin Lecture: Challenging Immigration Policies

Event descriptions - The 28th annual Judge Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service. Hosted by the University of Maine School of Law.

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Environmental & Climate Justice: Anti-racist movements and principles for practice

Event date - October 26, 2020

Event title - Environmental & Climate Justice: Anti-racist movements and principles for practice

Event descriptions - A virtual event with leading environmental and climate justice scholars. Hosted by EELS at the University of Maine School of Law.

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Trend Talk #5: Outdoor participation trends in Maine

Event date - October 23, 2020

Event title - Trend Talk #5: Outdoor participation trends in Maine

Event descriptions - We unpack 2020 outdoor participation trends and discuss what we may see in 2021.

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Greater Good Webinar: Accelerating out of the curve

Event date - October 7, 2020

Event title - Greater Good webinar: Accelerating out of the curve

Event descriptions - Two entrepreneurs and a UMaine business professor join us to discuss how startups are driving their own pandemic recovery.

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Webinar series: Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic (Fall 2020)

Event date - September 3, 2020

Event title - Webinar series: Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic (Fall 2020)

Event descriptions - This free webinar series will help you gain a stronger understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on experts in public health, policy, law, and business. Runs Sept. 3 - Nov. 19.

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Online workshop: How systems thinking can help your business adjust

Event date - July 29, 2020

Event title - Online workshop: How systems thinking can help your business adjust

Event descriptions - This workshop will cover how to systematize your operations to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of your business.

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Racial Injustice: Uplifting black and brown youth voices

Event date - July 22, 2020

Event title - Racial Injustice: Uplifting black and brown youth voices to inspire change

Event descriptions - Part of a series of conversations to discuss meaningful change. Hosted by the University of Maine School of Law.

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Greater Good Webinar: Covid-19 in Rural Communities

Event date - July 14, 2020

Event title - Greater Good webinar: Covid-19 in Rural Communities - The emerging story

Event descriptions - We discuss the challenge that Covid-19 poses to rural health and rural economies, and how we can reimagine our health systems to create a brighter rural future.

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Celebrating World Oceans & Great Outdoors Month

Event date - June 24, 2020

Event title - Celebrating World Oceans & Great Outdoors Month

Event descriptions - A virtual fireside chat with industry members, film screening, and a giveaway.

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Racial Injustice: Reimagining policing and public safety

Event date - June 19, 2020

Event title - Racial Injustice: Reimagining policing and public safety

Event descriptions - Part 1 in a series of conversations to discuss meaningful change. Hosted by the University of Maine School of Law.

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Greater Good Webinar: The pandemic pivot

Event date - June 16, 2020

Event title - Greater Good webinar: The pandemic pivot

Event descriptions - Leaders from L.L.Bean will join us to discuss corporate social responsibility and the actions they took at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Online workshop: Generating ideas for long and short term strategies

Event date - June 10, 2020

Event title - Online workshop: Generating ideas for long and short term strategies

Event descriptions - Good ideas come from identifying problems worth solving and having a clear mission and purpose.

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Webinar series: Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic

Event date - June 1, 2020

Event title - Webinar series: Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic

Event descriptions - This free webinar series will help you gain a stronger understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on experts in public health, policy, law, and business.

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Trend Talk #4: How has COVID-19 changed outdoor recreation participation?

Event date - May 29, 2020

Event title - Trend Talk #4: How has COVID-19 changed outdoor recreation participation?

Event descriptions - We discuss the most recent data and trends in outdoor recreation participation.

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Trend Talk #3: Outdoor retail and consumer purchasing trends

Event date - May 15, 2020

Event title - Trend Talk #3: Outdoor retail and consumer purchasing trends

Event descriptions - We discuss outdoor retail and consumer purchasing trends with the NPD Group's Matt Powell.

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Online workshop: An introduction to innovation skills

Event date - May 13, 2020

Event title - Online workshop: An introduction to innovation skills

Event descriptions - The first in a new workshop series designed to provide tools and strategies to help you rethink old assumptions and develop innovative solutions to problems.

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Women of the Chamber: Women-powered change

Event date - May 5, 2020

Event title - Women of the Chamber: Women-powered change

Event descriptions - How women can show up as leaders during uncertain times, hosted by the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Trend Talk #2: What could Maine’s tourism season look like?

Event date - May 1, 2020

Event title - Trend Talk #2: What could Maine's tourism season look like?

Event descriptions - We discuss the travel and tourism trends we may see this summer and fall here in Maine.

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Webinar: Maine Artificial Intelligence

Event date - April 29, 2020

Event title - Webinar: Maine Artificial Intelligence

Event descriptions - A webinar on artificial intelligence featuring a diverse panel of guests from academia, non-profits, law, and business.

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Webinar: Business, AI, and data analytics after COVID-19

Event date - April 25, 2020

Event title - Webinar: Business, AI, and data analytics after COVID-19

Event descriptions - A webinar on post-pandemic business and career recovery and the role of AI and data analytics.

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Trend Talk #1: Marketing in the age of coronavirus

Event date - April 17, 2020

Event title - Trend Talk #1: Marketing in the age of coronavirus

Event descriptions - In the first Maine Outdoor Brands Trend Talk, we discuss marketing best practices during these turbulent times.

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Hussey Leadership Institute 2020

Event date - March 12, 2020

Event title - Hussey Leadership Institute 2020

Event descriptions - This year's theme is "Maine's Emerging Leaders: Cultivating authentic leadership".

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Innovation in the Blue Economy

Event date - December 10, 2019

Event title - Innovation in the Blue Economy

Event descriptions - Hear how some of Maine's ocean entrepreneurs and organizations are approaching and applying innovation.

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Aquaculture isn’t scary. It’s necessary.

Event date - November 13, 2019

Event title - Aquaculture isn't scary. It's necessary.

Event descriptions - For our Halloween edition, we'll discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the aquaculture industry.

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Collaboration & the Maine Brand

Event date - September 10, 2019

Event title - Collaboration & the Maine Brand

Event descriptions - Hear from companies and partnerships who are embracing the Maine Brand and operating cooperatively to grow and advance their industries.

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Startup Maine 2019

Event date - June 21, 2019

Event title - Startup Maine

Event descriptions - A sponsored panel on entrepreneurship through utilizing under valued or discarded pieces.

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Rise of the Maine Oyster

Event date - May 21, 2019

Event title - Rise of the Maine Oyster

Event descriptions - Exploring the challenges and promise of Maine's growing oyster industry.

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Why Seaweed Matters

Event date - March 26, 2019

Event title - Why Seaweed Matters

Event descriptions - This aquaculture commodity is supporting Maine's working waterfront.

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