Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Attract, Build, Retain

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm EDT
Cross Insurance Center
Bangor, ME
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Register now for a full-day summit focused on education, workforce, and leadership in Maine, September 28th in Bangor!

In the morning, recognize and celebrate the existing talent in Maine at the Maine Development Foundation’s Annual Meeting. Next, enjoy lunch and hear from keynote speaker Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO of the Lumina Foundation and author of America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating, and Deploying the 21st Century Workforce. Then participate in the launch of Maine’s post-secondary achievement goals and cross-sector discussions about the implications for your work and the state.

The Maine Philanthropy Center, Maine Development Foundation, and Maine Workforce & Education Coalition are pleased to be collaborating to bring you this full-day event.


7:30 – 9:00 am

Leadership Maine Alumni Breakfast

9:30 – 11:45 am

Maine Development Foundation Annual Meeting

11:45 am – 3:00 pm

Talent for Maine

  • Lunch and Networking
  • Keynote Speaker: Jamie Merisotis
  • Launch of the Maine Workforce & Education Coalition 2025 Post-Secondary Goals
  • Cross-Sector Discussion & Questions for Jamie and the Coalition


  • Full Day Ticket: $80
  • Lunch and Afternoon Only: $65
  • Leadership Maine Alumni Breakfast: $15


Register Now!

If you require an accommodation in order to fully participate in this program, please make a note when you registration online (at least two weeks prior to the program).

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