October 6, 2013


Upcoming events in the Maine’s business community


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Income Tax Planning for Real Estate Development in a Time of Uncertain Tax Policy,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Maine Real Estate and Development Association breakfast program at Hollywood Casino Hotel in Bangor. The fee is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.mereda.org.


What’s Hot and What’s Not: A Look Ahead to the Second Session of the State of Maine 126th Legislature, 7:15 to 9 a.m., with Ben Gilman, senior governmental relations specialist with Maine State Chamber of Commerce. Held at Spann Student Commons, Thomas College, 180 W. River Road, Waterville. The cost is $17 at the door for Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce members and $20 for others. Breakfast is included.

Consultants Academy, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., hosted by the Association for Consulting Expertise at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. A series of workshops features consultant experts and is designed for established consultants, those considering a consulting career and skills improvement. The cost is $109 for ACE members; $129 for all others. Lunch is included. To register, visit www.consultexpertise.com.

Techniques for Facilitating Great Meetings, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., training session with Pamela Plumb, co-founder of Great Meetings! Inc., and offered by Maine Association of Nonprofits. Held at Southern New Hampshire University in Brunswick. The fee is $80 for MANP members and $160 for nonmembers. For details and to register, go to www.nonprofitmaine.org, or call 871-1885.

“Cybercrime: Five Ways to Protect Business and Personal Data,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gorham Business Exchange meeting held at Gorham Savings Bank, 10 Wentworth Drive, Gorham. For more information and registration, visit www.gorhambusiness.org.

This week

Score workshops: “The How-to of Email Marketing,” noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, $35;

“Starting Your Own Business: All You’ll Need to Know,” 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, $35;

“ABCs of Running a Successful Social Media Contest,” noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, $10.

The programs are held at the SCORE office, 100 Middle St., Portland. For details or to register, go to SCOREPortland or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

CareerCenter job fairs:

Hiring Our Heroes job fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, geared toward veterans but open to all; held at the Augusta Armory at 179 Western Ave.

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