MDF Events

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Upcoming Events


Maine Downtown Institute: Engaging Communities in Difficult Conversations

Location: Johnson Hall, 280 Water Street, Gardiner, Maine

We will define public engagement, explore the need for engagement (particularly dialogue based interactions in local communities and downtowns), share principles of civility and provide opportunities to practice engaging in difficult conversations.

Leadership in Action Breakfast

Location: Mariner's Church Banquet Center, 368 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

The World Health Organization defines a healthy workplace as one "where workers and managers actively contribute to the working environment by promoting and protecting the health, safety and well-being of all employees." This includes supports for managing stress, anxiety, depression and other factors that can impact an employees life, career and productivity. We will hear from a panel of experts on best practices.

Building Downtown Networks that Foster Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Location: Margaret Chase Smith Library, Skowhegan, Maine

The Maine Community Foundation and Maine Downtown Center have invited the National Main Street Center to present this workshop. Participants will leave the day with: an understanding of the process to develop entrepreneurial ecosystems, having identified assets and partners, and will look at their role in entrepreneurship as it relates to overall downtown and community economic development and transformation. There is no charge for this workshop and it is open to any community or downtown.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

Fundraising - Best $$ Events (promo). More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

Signage - Michael Hall, Augusta (design). More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Institute

Topic: Development Planning. More information coming soon.

Institute for Civic Leadership Graduation

Location: The Woodlands Club, 39 Woods Road, Falmouth, ME 04105

Celebrate with the Bigelow class on Friday, April 3rd 2020 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth

Maine Downtown Center Awards Luncheon

Maine Downtown Center Awards Luncheon. More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

Attracting and Training Volunteers (org). More information coming soon.

Leadership Maine Graduation

Location: Migis Lodge, South Casco, ME

Celebrate with the Baskahegan class on Friday, May 8 2020, at Migis Lodge, South Casco, ME.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

Building Event Partners & Expanding Events (promo). More information coming soon.

National Main Street Conference 2020

Location: Hyatt Regency Dallas Texas

National Main Street Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Maine Downtown Institute

Topic: Grants & Grantwriting. More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

How to Engage and Utilize your Legislators (org). More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Center Webinar

How Historic Tax Credits Benefit your Downtown. More information coming soon.

Maine Downtown Institute

Topic: Understanding the benefits of TIF's. More information coming soon.

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