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Additional Speakers for 25th Annual Camden Conference

Additional Speakers for 25th Annual Camden Conference

The Camden Conference in February 2012, entitled “The U.S.

Lafayette Hotels to Manage Historic Captain Daniel Stone Inn

Lafayette Hotels to Manage Historic Captain Daniel Stone Inn

Lafayette Hotels of Bangor, Maine has been awarded the management contract of the renowned Captain Daniel Stone Inn in Brunswick, Maine.

The historic Captain Daniel Stone Inn in Brunswick, Maine, joins the Lafayette Hotels family.

The Captain Daniel Stone Inn, a AAA four-diamond ranked inn, balances an historic feel with top of the line amenities. The Inn features 24 well appointed guest rooms and suites, the No. 10 Water Restaurant and Fireside Tavern, meeting facilities for up to 150 people, a state of the art fitness center, and a hot tub and sauna.

Christmas Party To Benefit Home Heating Assistance

Cook’s Lobster House is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Holiday Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction to be held at the restaurant, Cook's Lobster House, 68 Garrison Cove Road, Bailey Island on Saturday, December 17th from 4-9pm. Proceeds benefit the Harpswell Home Heating Assistance program and the Harpswell Santa Fund.

December Regional Chamber After Hours "Holiday Special"

Thursday, December 15th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm  hosted by at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St, Bath

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It's time to put 2011 "in the books," and self-proclaimed Chief Social Officer Joe Byrnes is going to help Chamber members and guests do just that on December 15th.                                                                                                

We Are the Ultimate Social Tools

We Are the Ultimate Social Tools

During a pretty brutal return home from SMX Social Media in scenic Scottsdale this week, I started reviewing notes of easy takeaways that I could start implementing right away. One presentation that resonated was by Courtney Seiter from Raven Tools.

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"Maine's Retail Sector: How Are Things Going This Season and what Can We Expect in 2012?"

"Maine's Retail Sector: How Are Things Going This Season and what Can We Expect in 2012?"

December 14th, 2011, from 7:30 - 9:00 AM,

at The Inn at Brunswick Station, 4 Noble Street, Brunswick.  Cost is $8 for members and includes buffet breakfast; nonmembers & the public $15

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Join us for a breakfast buffet at the beautiful Inn At Brunswick Station.  Our guest speaker is Curtis Picard, Executive Director of the Maine Merchant's Association.  Curtis will speak to us about Maine's retail sector, discuss a recent survey of retail businesses of Maine, and touch on retail/merchant-sensitive legislative issues on the docket for the 2012 legislative session.  This is a must attend event if you want up-to-date information on both the Mid Coast and Maine's retail sector! 

A special "Thank You" to our 2011 Breakfast Sponsor, Border Trust.  Because of their generousity, each chamber member saves $8 dollars per person -- almost 50% -- each and every time they attend a breakfast event. 

Social Media Breakfast Maine 29 - Looking Ahead at 2012

Social Media Breakfast Maine 29 - Looking Ahead at 2012

Please join us on December 16th from 7:30am until 10:00am at the Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress Street in Portland, and meet three of Portland's favorite marketing and social media professionals. They are coming to talk about changes they have seen and what they think is important to look at for 2012. Rich Brooks is going to take a look at social and mobile opportunities and give his opinion on if we should Buy, Sell or Hold on each. Monica Wright is going to talk about what Google+ is and why it is so important (Google+ is by far the biggest change to the social media landscape). Also, Marc Pitman will discuss his growth in the past year using social media to sell his book, get speaking opportunities, and grow his business.

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