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May 2019

Basic Business Startup

May 1, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
York County Career Center, 9 Bodwell Court
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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A three-hour workshop sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration for those interested in starting a small business in Maine.

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June 2019

Startup Maine Conference

June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every 3 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$48.00

A two and a half day conference for entrepreneurs, innovators, and policy makers designed to help accelerate the creation and nurturing of start-ups in Maine.

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September 2019

Pricing Your Products and Services for Profit

September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Career Center, 66 Spruce Street
Presque Isle, ME United States
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A half-day workshop designed to help small business owners develop profitable pricing strategies for their products and services.

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October 2019

Recipe to Market: Is it for ME? Bangor

October 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

This half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns. Pre-registration is required for this workshop:   Register on-line This workshop will be helpful to a wide range of individuals who are thinking about starting a food…

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Recipe to Market: Is it for ME?

October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns. Pre-registration is required for this free workshop:   Register on-line This workshop will be helpful to a wide range of individuals who are thinking about starting a food…

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Pricing Your Products and Services for Profit

October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

One key to business success is setting a profitable price for your products and services.  This workshop will help small business owners develop a profitable pricing strategy for their business.  We will explore some of the key elements of pricing and help you determine how to set a profitable price.  Practical case studies will be used to demonstrate various pricing methods. Pre-registration is required by calling  207.667.8212  or e-mail:  joyce.fortier@maine.edu Presenter:  Jim McConnon, Extension Specialist and Professor of Economics, University…

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December 2019

Recipe to Market: Is it for ME? Lisbon Falls

December 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

This half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns. Pre-registration is required for this workshop:   Register on-line This workshop will be helpful to a wide range of individuals who are thinking about starting a…

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Recipe to Market (Half Day Intensive)–Falmouth

December 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$20

Thinking about starting a food business in Maine? Learn all the ins and outs to go from concept to success in this half day deep dive into starting a food business. Snow Date: Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

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November 2020

Recipe to Market: Is It For ME?

November 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25.00

This workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns. 

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May 2021

Recipe to Market: Is It For ME?

May 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25.00

This workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns.  Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a Zoom link a few days before the class. UMaine Cooperative Extension course instructors include: *Louis Bassano, Professor Emeritus of Cooperative Extension *Jim McConnon, Business…

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