Today

“Building Maine’s Clean Tech Corridor,” 7:15 to 10:30 a.m., University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Portland. The cost is $15 for E2Tech members and $25 for others. For details and to register, visit http://e2tech.org/events.

Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell will speak, 11 a.m., Conference Center, University of Maine Hutchinson Center, Route 3, Belfast. The program is part of the Distinguished Speaker Series at Senior College and is presented in conjunction with the Camden Conference. The talk is free and open to the public with limited seating on a first-come basis. A reception will follow.

“Quickbooks Fundamentals #3,” 9 to 11 a.m., and “Marketing and Sales: Attract new customers and keep them,” 6 to 9 p.m., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 for each workshop with online registration. For more information and reservations, go to www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

“Showcase Maine,” Finance Authority of Maine annual meeting, 4:30 to 7:45 p.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, Spring Street, Portland. The event features a reception, exhibits and award presentations. Visit www.famemaine.com for more information.

Wednesday

GrowSmart Maine, annual meeting, 1 to 4 p.m., Hathaway Creative Center, Waterville. With keynote speaker Evan Richert, AICP, former State Planning Office director and current principal of Richert Planning and town planner for Orono. Call Kim Ballard at 699-4330, ext. 3.

Thursday

“New England and Canada: Trade, Security and Looking Beyond the Border,” 7 to 9 a.m., Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Part of the World Affairs Council of Maine International Breakfast Series. The cost is $25 for members and $35 for others. Register by noon Monday at www.wacmaine.org or call 221-4386.

“Power of Email and Social Media Marketing Made Simple,” free seminar, Atlantic Room, Portland Regency, 20 Milk St., Portland. The first session is from 10:30 a.m. to noon and covers email marketing; the second session, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., covers social media marketing. Lunch is not provided. To register, visit http://bit.ly/vyojiv.

Mobilize Maine launch meeting, 2:30 to 6 p.m., Peter A. McKernan Hospitality Center, Southern Maine Community College, South Portland. Planning an approach to regional economic development. Space is limited, and registration is due by Monday. Call 774-9891 for more information and to register.

“The Keys to a Successful Project,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth. Presented by the Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute. Speaker: Tim McCarthy, delivery director for SAP’s North American Professional Services Organization. For details and registration, visit http://www.pmimaine.org. Nonmembers are welcome.

Pecha Kucha Night, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with presentations at 7:20 p.m., River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk. Admission is $5 per person, and beer and wine will be available. Visit http://www.pechakuchamaine.org/ to learn more.

Friday 

Social Media Breakfast, 7:30 to 10 a.m., The Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress St., Portland. Speakers include Rob Gould, Linda Varrell and Sean Wilkinson. Breakfast will be served. Register at socialmediabreakfastmaine.com.

“How Maine Will Become Top National Center for Entrepreneurship,” 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Sponsored by the Association for Consulting Expertise with guest Don Gooding, executive director for Maine Center for Enterprise Development. The cost is $22 for members and $28 for nonmembers; breakfast is included. Advance registration is required at www.consultexpertise.com.

Gear disposal, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., old highway garage lot, 47 Beachwood Ave., Kennebunkport. For fishermen from Kittery to Bath to dispose of wood traps, buoys, warp, nets or other equipment (no vessels). Offered by the Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation. Call 263-5300 for more information.

“Estate Planning for the Business Owner,” 8:30 a.m. to noon, Berry Dunn, 100 Middle St., Portland. Presented by the Institute for Family-Owned Business. The cost is $99 for members and $175 for nonmembers. Register at www.fambusiness.org or call 798-2667.