Eastern Maine Development Corporation hosts, sponsors and presents a wide range of events, presentations and workshops throughout the year. For more information on events and workshops please email

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Business Services Workshops

Workshop information coming soon!



Workforce Development Workshops

Space is limited for workshops. Early registration is recommended.
All workshops are free for Workforce customers. 

Employability Workshops

Second and Fourth Thursday of every month from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Bangor CareerCenter, 45 Oak Street, Bangor
RSVP REQUIRED: Amanda Grant; space is limited

Financial Literacy Workshops

Second and Fourth Thursday of every month 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bangor CareerCenter, 45 Oak Street, Bangor
Advanced registration required: Career Center Reception 561-4050 ask for Janet Smith

Workforce Investment Act Application Sessions

EMDC Workforce also offers regularly scheduled application sessions for individuals who think they might qualify for training and services through the Workforce Investment Act. Learn more about those sessions here.


Maine PTAC Workshops

Government Market Research

This is a government contracting-focused workshop that will give small business owners the opportunity to explore the resources available to their business when they develop their marketing strategy for government contracting at the local, state and federal levels. Presented by Maine PTAC counselor, Dana Delano.

Wednesday, December 9; 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Northern Maine Development Commission
11 West Presque Isle Road, Caribou
RSVP: or 207.521.5840
Bidding On and Performing Government Contracts

Details coming soon!

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)
970 Baxter Boulevard, Portland
RSVP: Cindy Lewis at or 207.942.6389
Introduction to Government Contracting

Details coming soon!

Wednesday, February 10; 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Madawaska Town Office
328 St. Thomas Street, Madawaska
RSVP: or 207.521.5840

Wednesday, February 17; 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Eastern Maine Development Corporation
40 Harlow Street, Bangor
RSVP Cindy Lewis at or 207.942.6389
Government Marketing Strategies

Details coming soon!

Thursday, February 18; 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG)
125 Manley Road, Auburn
RSVP: Cindy Lewis at or 207.942.6389
Introduction to SBA's HUBZone Program

Details coming soon!

Wednesday, March 9; 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC)
Conference Room A, 53 Prescott Drive, Machias
RSVP: or 207.521.5840
Understanding Federal Bids: How to Read and Respond

Details coming soon!

Wednesday, March 16; 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
Department of Economic Community and Development (DECD)
3rd Floor Conference Room - 111 Sewall Street, Augusta
RSVP: Cindy Lewis at or 207.942.6389
2016 New England Federal Procurement Training and Matchmaker

This event is being co-hosted by the New England U.S. Small Business Administration, Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center, New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Eastern Maine Development Corporation and New Hampshire Division of Economic Development.

The objective of this event is to connect small businesses with government agencies and prime contractors so that the agencies and primes can fulfill their procurement goals and businesses can capitalize on immediate procurement opportunities.

Wednesday, April 13 & Thursday, April 14, 2016;
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
363 Maine Mall Road, Portland
To register and for more information please visit: