A Workshop With The Women’s Business Center at CEI and Brainstorm Academy This workshop is designed to address accounting related record-keeping guidelines for small business owners. Creating and maintaining thorough business records is essential. These records will help you analyze your business’s profitability, stay out of trouble with tax authorities, maintain positive relationships with clients (more…)

This 2.5 hour seminar on April 26, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm has been approved by MaineHousing and meets Fannie Mae’s Guidelines. The course will cover tenant issues including: applications, screening and reference checks, fair housing, leases vs. tenancies at will, security deposits, eviction procedures; and building issues including: property maintenance and repairs, lead and carbon (more…)

This Event is on First Friday and is open to new, existing and potential business owners. Women Business Owners come together and strengthen the business community in Western Maine by connecting , sharing expertise and learning from each other and experts about how to maintain or take your business to the next level through marketing, (more…)

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we are offering an Early Stage Business Peer Group and a Growth Stage Business Peer Group. Once you’ve registered we will contact you and ask you to complete a short questionnaire (more…)

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we are offering an Early Stage Business Peer Group and a Growth Stage Business Peer Group. Once you’ve registered we will contact you and ask you to complete a short questionnaire (more…)

This Event is on the Second Wednesday and is open to new, existing and potential business owners. Women Business Owners come together and strengthen the business community in Central Maine by connecting , sharing expertise and learning from each other and experts about how to maintain or take your business to the next level through (more…)

Get inspired to think big, be bold and take risks. Challenge yourself to grow your business and take it to the next level.   Keynote Erica Emery & Dave Allen, Rustic Roots Farm Entrepreneur Panel Andrea Bowen, Maine Mud Josh Michaud, Expenet Bruce Albiston, Adaptive Outdoor Education Opportunities for growth: Using Financial Statements to Improve (more…)

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer the Homebuyer Education class, a two-day course, on Saturdays, May 20 & 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Presumpscot Commons 22 Foster Street Wesbrook. Thinking about buying a home? Attend CEI’s Home Buyer Education (more…)

This Event is on First Friday and is open to new, existing and potential business owners. Women Business Owners come together and strengthen the business community in Western Maine by connecting , sharing expertise and learning from each other and experts about how to maintain or take your business to the next level through marketing, (more…)

This Event is on the Second Wednesday and is open to new, existing and potential business owners. Women Business Owners come together and strengthen the business community in Central Maine by connecting , sharing expertise and learning from each other and experts about how to maintain or take your business to the next level through (more…)