Maine Grown: Building a Future on Big Ideas for Blitz and Legislators

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Cross Insurance Center

515 Main Street

Bangor, ME 04401

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MaineCF's summit will explore how we can each support entrepreneurs and innovators to build a brighter future for Maine.

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Help bring Maine’s big ideas to life.

PLEASE REGISTER ON THIS PAGE IF YOU ARE ATTENDING THE BLITZ CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 14.

November 13, 2019

3:00-7:30 p.m.

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

The Maine Community Foundation Summit will explore ways we can each support entrepreneurs and innovators to collectively create a brighter future for all of Maine.

We’ll celebrate the visionaries creating opportunity for themselves and others, gain a better understanding of the networks and resources that support them, and talk about barriers that stand in the way. Join us for a lively conversation about what’s next for Maine and how we can all be a part of an innovative future.

Guests include:

  • MATT DUNNE, founder & executive director, Center on Rural Innovation
  • HEATHER JOHNSON, commissioner, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development
  • JUSTIN HAFNER, CEO, KinoTek
  • CYNDI PRINCE, CEO, LooHoo LLC
  • KEREM DURDAG, chief operating officer, Great Works Internet (GWI )
  • SARAH GUERETTE, director, Women’s Business Center at Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI)
  • DON GOODING, founder, Singity, and chairman, Introspective Systems
  • MARTHA BENTLEY, manager, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development

Other highlights include an exciting announcement about a new grant opportunity coming in 2020-2021, and a pitch event hosted by our partners at Blitz to cap off the evening. Pitch participants are KinoTek, True North Beauty, and Gert & Lil’s .

We also will premiere a new video that highlights Maine entrepreneurs and the people, organizations, and communities who support them.

SCHEDULE

Conference: 3-5:45 p.m.

Networking, dinner, and cash bar: 5:45-6:45

Pitch competition: 6:45-7:30

* Attention entrepreneurs! Don't miss Blitz - the Bangor area entrepreneurship conference- taking place the next day on November 14th. Details here.

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Cross Insurance Center

515 Main Street

Bangor, ME 04401

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