Get Your Tickets for CEI’s 40th Anniversary Celebration on April 25!

CEI is celebrating 40 years of growing an economy that works for everyone! This year we are shining a spotlight on the business owners, project developers, community partners, investors, and funders that have helped us to grow good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises, and shared prosperity in Maine and rural regions throughout the U.S. Reserve your ticket here today!

What:                   CEI’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

When:                  April 25, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 pm

Where:                 Brick South, Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

The celebration will showcase 40 current and former portfolio businesses and key partners from industries important to Maine’s economy including food and beverage, manufacturing, services, renewable energy, nature-based tourism, and sustainable development. Expect lots of great food and networking.

A welcome from our CEO Betsy Biemann and President Keith Bisson will kick off a discussion panel of Maine entrepreneurs will who are creating good jobs, integrating environmental sustainability into their business practices, and promoting shared prosperity.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please click here.

Business Showcase
Are you a business owner or project partner that has worked with CEI during the past 40 years? We are accepting applications now through March 1 for free table space and an event ticket for businesses and organizations interested in showcasing their services or products, and networking with our audience of colleagues, funders, investors, business leaders, and community partners. We will let you know by March 15 if you are selected as one of our 40 exhibitors. It’s a great way to connect with target audiences face to face, and show your support for CEI! Email for more information, or apply here!

Thank you to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

Meeting Sponsors



Cross Employee Benefits
FHLB Boston
Island Institute
Maine Community Foundation
Rapoza Associates
TD Bank
The Press Hotel


Bar Harbor Bank and Trust
Eaton Peabody
First National Bank
Kennebec Savings Bank
Maine SBDC
Veris Wealth Partners


Bath Savings Institution
Portland Financial Planning Group
Thornton Tomasetti
Warren’s Office Supplies

Promotion Partners

East Shore Studio & Print

Official Media Sponsor