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


Google is updating its search tools to favor websites that work well on mobile devices over those that fail its criteria for "mobile-friendliness". This will affect your business, if it hasn't already done so.



Please Join Us

          Wednesday, May 20th

                8:00 am  to 9:00 am

      Bangor Savings Bank Eames Center


Tim Archambault of Reach Maine Digital Marketing Agency will present "5 Tips To Capture Your Growing Mobile Audience" that will include tips to overcome this change as well as provide additional tips to improve your mobile marketing efforts.


Following the presentation, we will have an open Q&A session to help you solve marketing problems and learn of opportunities that are impacting your business today.


To Register, Click Here.



About Our Presenter:


Tim has 19 years experience in driving digital marketing through product/project management with particular expertise in marketing analytics/performance measurement across many industries. Tim earned an MBA from the Maine Business School in 2001 and a BA in Business - Finance in 1993 from the University of Maine.

Reach Maine Digital Marketing Agency, provides digital marketing services for over 100 organizations in Maine across many industries including: International e-commerce, Healthcare, Local & Regional Government, and Local Retail.


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

Matchmaker Prep

Details coming soon! Locations vary - see dates/times below.

- Tuesday, June 23 (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.) 
EMDC, 40 Harlow St., Bangor

- Wednesday, July 15 (10:00 a.m. to Noon)
GPCOG, 970 Baxter Blvd., Portland

- Tuesday, July 21 (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)
SBA Maine District Office, 68 Sewall St., Augusta

- Wednesday, July 22 (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)
NMDC, 11 West Presque Isle Rd., Caribou
Introduction to Government Contracting

Learn the ropes of government contracting with Maine PTAC Counselor Ernie Gray, as he explains what it takes to sell to the government. Small business owners looking to get into government contracting will learn how to register with the federal government, what the government is buying and much more! Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 17; 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)
970 Baxter Boulevard, Portland
RSVP: or 207.974.3223
Expand Your Market with Local, State and Federal Opportunities

This workshop is a must for small business owners who are considering doing business with the government. The workshop will include a general overview of how the government buys good and services and how to get your business started with government contracting. Additional topics will include government registrations, what the government buys, and much more. Join Maine PTAC counselor, Dana Delano as he presents this exciting learning opportunity! Click here for more information!

Thursday, June 18; 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Houlton Excutive Center
39 Bangor Street, Houlton
RSVP: or 207.521.5840
Understanding Bids: How to Read and Respond

If you are currently selling to the Government or interested in giving it a try but you are unsure about the process, this is a learning opportunity you won't want to miss!

Learn how to read the details of local, state and federal government product and service solicitations and how to respond with a winning bid proposal. Melody Weeks Maine PTAC Program Manager, will explain what it takes to sell to government entities and expand your business opportunities.

Thursday, September 17; 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
DECD Burton Cross Building - 3rd Floor Conference Room
111 Sewall Street, Augusta
RSVP: or 207.974.3223