Welcome to EMDC!
Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) is a private, non-profit organization established in 1967. The Corporation is located in Bangor, Maine and serves the four Eastern Counties of Maine: Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis Counties as well as portions of Waldo County.
EMDC's service area covers almost 11,000 square miles with a population of 257,334 and is the largest economic development district in Maine. Our professional staff members are divided into three service areas - business, community and workforce.
Creating economic development opportunities in Eastern Maine since 1967
Celebrating 50 years of commitment to economic growth in Eastern Maine, we are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that proudly serves Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties.
At EMDC we take a holistic approach to econmic development by offering three services to our communities; Business, Community, and Workforce come together to foster growth within our region. Our service area covers almost 11,000 square miles with a population of over 250,000. We are the largest economic development district in Maine.