Today
Christian Leaders in Maine Business,
7:15 to 9 a.m., breakfast meeting with guest Stephen Buyze, Keeley the Katerer, 178 Warren Ave., Portland. There is a suggested donation of $10.

“Essentials of Export: Navigating International Trade,” 9 a.m. to noon, Maine International Trade Center, 511 Congress St., Portland. The program will cover the basics of international trade, and speakers include Bryan Bozsik, Joe Wyson and Lynne Gruel. The cost is $30 for MITC members and $45 for others. Register at www.mitc.com or call 541-7400.

Wednesday
Business Breakfast Series: “Business Success Stories,”
7:30 to 9 a.m. Student Center Atrium, Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville. The cost is $14 for members with advanced registration, $16 for members at the door and $20 for others. Contact Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 for registration or information.

Business After Hours, Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce holiday spectacular, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., The Kennebunk Savings Financial Center, Portland Road, Kennebunk.

MaineDOT public open house and informal discussion of possible improvements being considered for a section of Route 1 in Warren, 5:30 p.m., Warren Community School, Eastern Road. For more information, call 624-3262 or e-mail [email protected]

Thursday
GATEways to Employment,
9 a.m. to noon, first session in the workshop trilogy presented by Springvale CareerCenter, 9 Bodwell Court. Visit www.mainecareercenter.com or call 324-5460 to register.

“New Year’s Resolutions For Your Business,” 5 to 7:30 p.m., Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave., Rockport. RSVP to [email protected] The cost is $5 per person.

Gorham Business Exchange, 5:30 to 7 p.m., annual holiday reception, Nappi Distributors, 615 Main St., Gorham. The event is free, and members may bring guests.

Institute for Family-Owned Business, 5:30 to 7 p.m., holiday social for Maine’s family companies, Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport. The cost is $25 per person. Call 780-5935 or e-mail [email protected] for details or to register.

Propel, Chamber Young Members networking, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, 72 Commercial St., Portland.