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Associated General Contractors of Maine (AGC)
The mission of the Associated General Contractors of Maine is to enhance the environment in which the associationís contractor members work by developing a healthy market for construction services,...View details

Independent Energy Producers of Maine
A not-for-profit association of renewable power producers, suppliers of goods and services to those producers, and other supporters of this industry. IEPM power producer members generate electricity...View details

League of Women Voters of Maine
Works to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government and to act on selected governmental issues....View details

Maine Association of Realtors

Maine Forest Products Council
Works to serve the diverse needs of Maine's forest products community. Membership ranges from landowners and loggers to truckers, paper mills, and lumber processors....View details

Maine Health Care Association
A fee-based membership organization supporting local economic and community vitality where member benefits include Legislative and regulatory advocacy, Group purchasing, and p....View details

Maine Hospital Association
Provide leadership through advocacy, information and education, to support its members in fulfilling their mission to improve the health of their patients and communities they serve....View details

Maine Insurance Agents Association
Contact: Stephanie Giddings, Administrative Assistant/RLI Coordinator...View details

Maine Labor Group on Health, Inc
Works to educate Maine's working people about health and safety in the workplace and to be a statewide advocate for working people in the health care system....View details

Maine Motor Transport Association
contact: Deb Stanhope, Administrative Assistant Works too foster and promote the motor transportation industry in the State of Maine as well as assisting in and provideing for education of...View details

Maine Municipal Association
A non-profit non-partisan organization with a voluntary membership of cities, towns, plantations and organized townships. Provides a unified voice of Maine's municipalities to promote and strengthen...View details

Maine Restaurant Association
Works for the protection, improvement, and promotion of restaurants in Maine....View details

Maine Science and Technology Foundation
The Maine Science and Technology Foundation is a private, non-profit state chartered organization dedicated to improving Maine's economy through the practical application of advanced science...View details

Maine State Bar Association
Promotes the honor, dignity and professionalism of lawyers, advances the knowledge, skills and interests of its members, and supports the public interest in a fair and effective system of justice....View details

Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine
Works to promote forest resources management that encompasses broad environmental and economic values...View details

Procurement Technical Assistance Program
The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) provides businesses with guidance for responding to opportunities to market products and services to Federal, state and local governments....View details

Maine Association of Community Banks
Provides member savings banks with a forum to exchange valuable industry information, gain maximum representation in legislative matters, receive education, training and staff certification for...View details

Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center
Assists in the development of economically viable aquaculture opportunities along the coast of Maine and at appropriate inland sites....View details

Maine Oil Dealers Association

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Maine Merchants Association
A non-profit trade association that was organized to improve Maine's business climate. The Association has a membership encompassing both large and small retailers and is diverse including small...View details

Maine Association of Retirees, Inc
A fee-based membership organization supporting local economic and community vitality where member benefits include access to low cost insurance, access to special events, assistance with retirement...View details

Maine Council of Self-Insurers
The initial and primary interest of the Council is workers' compensation and particularly the self-insurance of the workers' compensation liability. It speaks at the state and national levels...View details

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
A national trade association representing about 23,000 contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and related firms from across the country and from all specialties in the construction industry....View details

Maine Campground Association
Offers information on Maine's campgrounds....View details

Maine Osteopathic Association

United Maine Craftsmen Inc.
A membership organization of over 600 of Maine's artisans and craftsmen which supports its members by sponsoring artisan and craft shows throughout the state. Contact: Laurie Kelley, Administrator...View details

Maine and Company
Ellsworth, Maine 04605 A private organization that assists businesses looking for a new location. Site selection services are offered at no cost....View details