ROCKPORT — Heather Johnson, commissioner of the Maine Department of Economic & Community Development, will be the featured speaker at the next Business Breakfast of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 7 to 9 a.m., at the Samoset Resort, in Rockport.
Commissioner Johnson will speak on the newly released Maine Economic Development Strategy 2020-2029 – A Focus On Talent And Innovation, which she presented to Governor Mills and the Maine Legislature in December. The plan is centered on a vision that “by 2030, Maine will be an international leader with a vibrant, sustainable, environmentally-responsible economy. All across the state, the people of Maine will have access to an unmatched quality of life and good-paying jobs,” according to the Chamber, in a news release.
Commissioner Johnson will share details of the pillars of the plan to achieve this vision, and how the strategy will be felt in Knox County and the greater Midcoast.
Admission, which includes breakfast, is $25 for Chamber members, and $30 for non-members.
Pre-registration is required, and those wishing to attend may visit www.CamdenRockland.com and click on the “Events” menu to register. Register by Friday, February 21.
Pen Bay Medical Center is the Gold Sponsor for this Business Breakfast, and Silver Sponsors include Eaton Peabody, LCI, and Courier Publications/Village Soup. The Samoset Resort is an Event Partner.
The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce serves as a primary business conduit for the Camden-Rockland Region, which encompasses 27 municipalities within and surrounding Knox County. The Chamber provides a variety of platforms and opportunities for close to 800 business and nonprofit members to promote themselves to residents and visitors to the region.
To learn more, visit www.CamdenRockland.com or call 207-596-0376.