Events downtown

Apr 07

Fast Forward Maine Conference 2020 Aura | 121 Center St 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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After traveling the state offering free business workshops and weekly podcasts, Fast Forward Maine has announced The 2020 Fast Forward Maine Conference. This event is all about sharing the resources that all growing Maine businesses need. The conference will be held on April 7th at Aura Maine – 121 Center Street Portland.

This is an all day event for growing Maine businesses. Topics include growth planning, storytelling, workforce development, digital marketing, and the challenges/opportunities Maine businesses face.

The speaker lineup is comprised of CEO’s, national speakers, best-selling authors, and local experts. Keynote speaker, Rich Brooks is among the nation’s most recognized on-line marketing authorities and has been a speaker at many conferences including Social Media World. Rich is the author of The Lead Machine: The Small Business Guide to Digital Marketing, a popular and well-received book that helps entrepreneurs and marketers reach more of their ideal customers online. He has appeared in Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post, FastCompany.com, CNN.com, the Social Media Examiner, and many other news sources for stories on digital marketing.

New York Times bestselling author, Chris Brogan, provides simple plans and proven methods for business success. He is CEO of Owner Media Group, a sought after public speaker, and author of eight books and working on his ninth.

A contagiously positive straight talker, Michelle Neujahr is an energetic entrepreneur and brass-tacks businessperson. Serious about helping businesses grow, she brings a depth and breadth of real business experience to each one of her clients—whether a small business owner or a multi-million dollar corporation.

Larry Barker began his banking career in collections at Machias Savings Bank in 1991. He worked his way up through the business banking department and was later promoted to senior vice president of business banking in 2008. Barker has been responsible for commercial and retail banking activity, including business development efforts, loan portfolio growth and implementation of strategic initiatives.

Over 200 local and regional Business owners and leaders from Maine will be in attendance for the 1-day event. The event is powered by flyte new media and sponsored by Machias Savings Bank in Portland, ME.

About flyte new media: flyte new media is a web design and internet marketing agency in Portland, Maine that specializes in building WordPress websites that establish credibility and generate leads and sales for businesses. flyte is experienced developing internet marketing strategies for businesses including search engine optimization, social media and paid search strategies. They also produce the Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference.

Early Bird Tickets are available until 2/29