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MidCoast Maine Office of Tourism Seminar

Damariscotta -

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine –  The MidCoast Chamber Council will host a Regional Maine Office of Tourism seminar for MidCoast region businesses  from 9 to 11:30 a.m.  Tuesday, Nov. 1,  at the Skidompha Public Library. Light refreshments will be generously provided by Rising Tide Community Market of Damariscotta. Admission to the event is free to members of any of the MidCoast region Chambers of Commerce. Seminar presenters will include Carolann Ouellette, Director of the Maine Office of Tourism, and Maine Office of Tourism vendors Portland Webworks and Davidson-Peterson Associates.

The event’s seminars will provide local business owners with practical advice and information they can use immediately, including: Maine Office of Tourism resources and services for Maine businesses; how to add events and businesses to the VisitMaine.com website; MOT partners site resources; MidCoast regional information on visitors and residents and how it can enhance marketing efforts; and tips and tricks for using Google Analytics, online surveys, email marketing, and online advertising to market a business.

MidCoast Chamber Council President Carolyn Farkas-Noe said of the upcoming seminar, “We’re thrilled to host this event. Attendees will walk away with a wealth of knowledge on cutting-edge marketing and advertising techniques, and of the Maine Office of Tourism’s many resources for local businesses.”

The MidCoast Chamber Council is a regional alliance of six Chambers of Commerce of the MidCoast Region of Maine (Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber, Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce, Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce, Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, Union Area Chamber of Commerce, Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce) and Searport’s Economic Development Committee. The chambers cooperate to market the MidCoast as a region, lending power and breadth to their individual efforts. The Council produces materials for tourism kiosks, educates the Maine Office of Tourism and Governor of Maine’s Office on major activities and events in the region, oversees an informational phone line for the region, and administers the MidCoast’s website.

For more information, call 725-8797 ext. 4.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Carolyn Farkas-Noe

Telephone Number: (207)725-8797

Website: http://

Email: vicepresident@midcoastmaine.com