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Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend

November 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Thomas College hosts Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend, an event to help transform your idea from a dream to a reality.

Participants will engage in thought-provoking keynotes, workshops, breakout sessions, and network with experts in their fields. A must-attend event for those looking to start businesses in food and agriculture, technology,  and craft/novelty and service businesses.

Resources from across the state will be available to answer your questions. Maine Technology Institute, Maine’s Small Business Development Center, Finance Authority of Maine, CEI, SCORE and more will be in attendance!

Open to members of the community as well as area college students.
Get an early start on planning and organizing your future!


12:30-1:00pm: Registration- Summit Room

1:10-1:30pm: Opening Session- Summit Room
Mike Duguay- Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College

1:35-2:45pm: “Framing Your Startup” – Breakout Sessions

3:00-5:00pm: Financing Expose

5:10-6:10pm: Dinner – Spann Student Commons

6:15-7:15pm: Keynote Speaker – Ayotte Auditorium and Bonnie Rukin (Slow Money Maine)

7:15-8:30pm: Networking – Hall of Flags



General Public: $35
Students: Free

For a detailed schedule and other information visit http://www.thomas.edu/create/, or call (207) 859-1111.


Thomas College
180 West River Road
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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