March 2024 Partner Newsletter II

March 2024 Partner Newsletter II

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In This Issue:

  • Annual Meeting Recap
  • Set Your 2024 Season Up For Success
  • Maine Eclipse
  • Industry News + Events
  • Featured B2B Partners
  • New Partners

Annual Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our Annual Meeting at the Innovation Hall at UNE. Click below to view highlights of the day.

Set Your 2024 Season Up For Success

Spring into action. Before the season kicks into high gear, it’s time to prepare your hospitality business for success.

  • Approve your Visitor’s Guide listing
  • Update your brochures for distribution
  • Attend a networking event or seminar
  • Maximize group sales potential

Learn more

Plan Ahead for the Maine Eclipse

All lodging in Maine is full near or around the path of totality of the Solar Eclipse occuring on April 8, 2024.  Post your Eclipse packages or events on our website via the Web Dashboard.

Learn more about the Maine Eclipse here.

Industry News + Events

  • Maine Day Ventures has been nominated for the 2024 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards by USA Today.  Let’s help them – Submit your vote for them here
  • The Maine Office of Tourism has provided a 2023 tourism summary for the Greater Portland & Casco Bay Islands region. View the entire Visitor Tracking Report here.
  • This year, the Maine Office of Tourism’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism will occur on April 24-25 at Holiday Inn By the Bay. This is a great opportunity to hear about the state’s marketing plans and more.  Learn more and register here
  • The Inclusion Maine Conference will occur May 1-3 at the Portland Sheraton. This annual multi-day conference provides training on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to improve talent attraction and retention in Maine. Register for 50% off here.
  • Maine Tourism Association’s 102nd Annual Meeting will occur on May 14 at Thompson’s Point.   Learn more and register here

Featured B2B Partners

From The Nest

At From The Nest, Abbie helps business owners and organizations get focused on their marketing goals, build brand visibility, and tell their stories on social media.

Kennebec Savings Bank

Combining quality banking expertise with a passion for community, we provide dedicated, personalized customer service and demonstrate a commitment to our local communities.

Sutherland Weston

Full-service integrated agency with the tools, talent, and connections to help businesses develop answers to problems impacting their ability to grow.

New Partners

The Ecology School at River Bend Farm

From weekend programs to customizable retreat spaces, we offer immersive opportunities to connect with nature and community on our 313-acre private campus.

Italian Heritage Center

Two beautifully decorated function rooms that can accommodate groups from fifty to five hundred guests seated.