To promote the well-being of our communities
through healthy businesses and growing economies.
The Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce serves the Maine communites of: Calais, Charlotte, Dennysville, Eastport, Edmunds, Grand Lakes Stream, Lubec, Pembroke, Perry, Pleasant Point, Princeton, Robbinston, Whiting and also Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada.
Communication link to the general public.
Information CenterThe chamber receives calls to their 853-4644 number year round. With a remote connection the phone is answered by a volunteer even though the office is closed in the winter.
The email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Eastport Area website, www.eastportchamber.net, gives links to member businesses, pertinent upcoming dates and general information about our area.
Staffed information office Mid June through mid September. Ten volunteers work to staff the office Monday through Friday 10 Am to 3 PM. Informational brochures office.
Communication network for members
Information from Maine Office of Tourism, the Maine Chamber of Commerce , Biz Magazine may be passed along to chamber members
Opportunities to socialize at after hours, breakfasts, and at meetings allows members to meet their fellow business leaders of the community.
Other Services and Activities
Chamber Insurance Program - The US Chamber of Commerce markets a reasonably priced health insurance which is available to members.
Seat at the table at Downeast Area Regional Tourism (DART) - The Eastport Area Chamber has been a leader in the Hancock- Washington County grassroots tourism group.
Organizes the Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival - A fundraiser for the Chamber, the September festival brings people into the city for the Labor day weekend.
What We've Achieved
The Chamber was instrumental in coordinating the BikeMaine host city role for 450 bicyclists in the fall of 2016.
The Chamber has planned and financed the Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival for over 30 years.
The Chamber has been in existence serving local businesses since 1918 - 100 years in 2018!
The Chamber is a stakeholder in working to bring ferry service back to the area.