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2016 Business & Community Expo; April 13 - Register Today!

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes all community members to visit this year's Business & Community Expo! This FREE event, open to the public, will be held at the beautiful Samoset Resort in Rockport on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

In addition to providing a venue for area businesses to showcase their products and services, the Expo will again feature a special section for non-profit organizations. The Loft has been a very successful addition to the expo, allowing non-profit participation at a reduced rate. We hope that this will continue to enhance their collective opportunity to promote their missions and programs.
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2016 Business After Hours Schedule

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2016

2016 Business After Hours Schedule

PBRCC proudly announces the 2016 Business After Hours schedule.

Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources.

Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company. Continue Reading →

Presidents' Day Chamber Office Hours

Posted Friday, February 12, 2016

Presidents' Day Chamber Office Hours

Both the Chamber offices will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day on Monday, February 15

For Chamber information, check our website www.mainedreamvacation.com where you will find a list of things to do and places open for the February Winter Break. The Chamber offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 16 at 9am. Continue Reading →

What To Do During the Winter Break in the Midcoast

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2016

What To Do During the Winter Break in the Midcoast

You've finally made it to Winter Break and you're happy that you have a break from school and work. That is, until you realize that you are now bored out of your mind! There are plenty of great activities, both inside and outside, during this Midcoast winter break... Continue Reading →

Valentine's Day 2016: Places To Stay, Things to Do and Places to Eat

​Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and this year it falls on a Holiday weekend, Presidents' Day being February 15th. Make it a weekend to remember with a night or two away at one of the many hotels in the area that are offering amazing Romance packages. Also provided is a list of restaurants open and events this weekend for Valentines Day. Continue Reading →

Diane Norton joins Chamber of Commerce Staff

Posted Monday, February 1, 2016

Diane Norton joins Chamber of Commerce Staff

​Thomas Peaco, Executive Director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, recently announced that Diane Norton has been hired to serve as Director of Member Marketing & Development. Norton commenced her role on February 1, 2016.

Peaco noted, “We are thrilled to welcome Diane to our Chamber staffing team. She is a very familiar face in our business community, and she brings great knowledge of our region to this new role. She will be a tremendous resource to our members in marketing their businesses through the Chamber.” Continue Reading →

Chamber Office Hours for WinterFest and Toboggan Nationals

The Camden office of the PBRCC will be open for visitors during the Camden WinterFest this Saturday, January 30, 11am - 3pm. We will also open the following weekend, during the US National Toboggan Championships, on Saturday, February 6, 10am-4pm and Sunday, February 7, 9am-1pm. Continue Reading →

Celebrating the Holidays at our Local Restaurants; Christmas & New Year Availability

Don’t feel like cooking for the Holidays? There are PLENTY of restaurants and eateries in and around the Midcoast that would LOVE to serve you.

The holidays are a time of celebration. We celebrate our families, friends, relatives, and sometimes even co-workers. We celebrate the day, the night, and the meals in between. Here are a few options for you, if you’re alone, or just don’t want to cook! Continue Reading →