Network Builder: A BIPOC Women’s Business Cohort

CEI Women's Business Center - Portland 2 Portland Fish Pier Suite 201, Portland, ME, United States

Building relationships and connections in professional settings can open doors to business opportunities. In this 4-week in-person cohort, participants master the skills of Intentional Networking, which cultivates professional growth and boosts self-confidence. Led by Flo Edwards, participants will learn and practice interpersonal, communication, and strategic selling skills. Topics include: ● Developing a brand that defines […]

Summer Programming Schedule Update

The CEI WBC is on our Summer Schedule! We are still open and actively engaging with female entrepreneurs across our state but our programming schedule looks a lot different for […]

Tuesday Toast Talks: Meet, Share, & Connect

Wears and Wares - Farmington 413 Wilton Road, Farmington, ME, United States

Join WBC Business Advisor, Jodi Cordes, for an informal networking meeting with new, existing, or aspiring female entrepreneurs from Greater Franklin County! Join us on the first Tuesday for a great conversation among business owners, at any stage. Come together to connect, share expertise, and learn from each other about running a business. Location: Wears and […]

Self-Worth, Boundaries, and Beyond

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Join us for a virtual reunion with fellow alumnae from the Self-Worth Club and Boundaries for a Thriving Business programs. We hope you'll join us on Tuesday, June 4th for this 1.5-hour informal get-together facilitated by Hannah Curtis! What to Expect: Reflect on your journey with self-worth and boundaries in your business. Collaborate on actionable steps […]

June Biz Fit: Buy (a) Local (Business)!

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Do you want to own your own business? Are you helping to transition a family-owned business? We need Small Businesses in our communities. The retention of successful and established small businesses is critical to healthy rural communities. They provide employment and circulate three times more money back into local communities than absentee-owned businesses and corporate […]

Info Session: Maine Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

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In this 1-hour workshop, Tabin Tangila Mesu Kamba, CEI Workforce Solutions Program Developer, will share information on Maine's new Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Come learn how you can get ready for this […]

Propeller Pop-Up (In-Person)

Brickyard Hollow Brewing Company 149 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME, United States

Join the CEI Women’s Business Center and fellow Propeller alumnae for a get-together. You’ll have an opportunity to practice your pitch, network with other alumnae, and learn about upcoming opportunities. We hope you’ll join us on Thursday, June 13th for our Propeller Pop-Up! Who’s Invited? Anyone who has completed Propeller I, II, or III. Location: Brickyard Hollow […]

Tuesday Toast Talks: Meet, Share, & Connect

CEI’s Women’s Business Center – Farmington 165 Front Street, Farmington, ME, United States

Join WBC Business Advisor, Jodi Cordes, for an informal networking meeting with new, existing, or aspiring female entrepreneurs from Greater Franklin County! Join us on the first Tuesday each month for a great conversation among business owners, at any stage. Come together to connect, share expertise, and learn from each other about running a business. […]