Let's Talk Maine Seafood

November 18, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Take part in this fun, informative webinar and learn how to prepare an entire meal featuring the best of Maine seafood, using traceable, sustainable food sources from the coast of Maine! Join three industry leaders from their home kitchens to learn about the variety of sustainable Maine seafood available today,…


What's Your Best Business Structure — S-Corp, LLC, or Sole-Proprietor?

November 12, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Entity selection is a crucial decision made by business owners early in their company’s life. While some entity options allow for growth and expansion, other entity options could come with burdensome costs and unexpected consequences. In this free webinar, we’ll cover the different types of entity options used by most…

Driving Results

Driving Results and Sales with Online Marketing

October 14, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this virtual session, we'll help you execute your plan of attack to drive sales for the holidays and beyond. We will offer quick tips for success in driving sales on social media, on your website, with email, and paid advertising tactics that drive results. This session will also include…

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How Much and How Fast? Helping Your Downeast or Midcoast Business Weather the Pandemic

October 8, 2020 – 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This free webinar, hosted by the Island Institute in partnership with Eastern Maine Development Corporation, will provide information to Hanccock, Knox, Waldo, and Washington County businesses and nonprofits on the new low-interest, low entry-level loan program focused on Downeast and Midcoast communities in response to the Covid pandemic.

Techers' Conference

2020 Island Teachers Conference

October 8 - 9, 2020

Striving for Equity: Rural Educators as Courageous Leaders REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The Island Institute's Education Team is excited to bring you our annual Island Teacher Conference—completely online for the first time, October 8-9! The conference will offer a variety of learning opportunities centered around our theme, "Striving for Equity: Rural…

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Developing Your Marketing Plan of Attack

October 7, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Every successful endeavor starts with a plan. In this free webinar, we'll walk through how to develop your plan of attack for the holiday season and beyond. We'll review how to set goals, where to prioritize your time, and steps for success with your website, social media, search, email and…

Coastal Maine Voices

Coastal Maine Voices: Let's Talk Lobster

July 22, 2020 – 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for this special online event to learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing Maine's lobster businesses in 2020, and the recent impacts felt by this core Maine industry. We'll discuss the shifts and challenges that are reverberating through the industry in a number of ways, from market depletion to workforce safety, as well…