Introduction to Business Planning

Event Phone: (207) 733-2341

Offered by the Town of Lubec with presenters from New Ventures Maine (formerly Women, Work, and Community), The Women’s Business Center at CEI: Rural Maine and Thomas College.

Class Description

This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you and what is needed in writing a business plan for existing businesses. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed.

Jane Searles, Regional Manager/Micro Enterprise Specialist from New Ventures Maine, Ruth Cash – Smith, Certified Business Advisor, The Women’s Business Center at CEI: Rural Maine, J. Peter Gilbert, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance, Thomas College and a practicing CPA, will provide a two hour workshop on Wednesday August 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lubec Town Hall, 40 School Street, Lubec.


There is no fee but seating is limited and registration is required by calling the Town of Lubec at (207) 733-2341 by Monday August 24th.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic CEI offices are closed to the public. CEI staff will be working remotely and want to hear from you! Please reach out to your CEI contact regarding scheduled meetings and/or any questions/concerns. Click here for a list of COVID-19 Business Resources.