3rd Annual DownEast Acadia Tourism Symposium and Awards Luncheon

September 15, 2017

Please join us on November 9th to network with our region's leaders in the tourism industry, sample local products, hear news and ideas from top professionals, and celebrate the exceptional work of our movers and shakers. 

This year’s event will be held in downtown Bucksport at the Alamo Theatre and the newly opened Lighthouse Arts Center.  Discover local businesses new and old, explore the River Walk, and gain inspiration from the energy of this dynamic community.
Register Online: downeastacadiasymposium2017.eventbrite.com
Our keynote speaker, Amber Lambke, President and CEO of Maine Grains, will speak from her unique perspective regarding the ways in which resource-based community development can promote the economy and build community.
Exceptional local producers will provide samples and wares for sale – get a jump start on holiday gift shopping with that special gift made only in DownEast Acadia!
Please also consider joining us on the afternoon and evening of November 8th for discussions and networking with the Maine Downtown Center – learn about the Main Street Bucksport program and hear inspiring stories from other Maine Downtown communities.  Join us for wine, cheese, and conversation - stay overnight and support your local economy!  (bucksportbaychamber.com/where-to-stay)
And make sure to nominate for an award those exceptional businesses, individuals, and organizations who work so hard to make DownEast Acadia an exceptional tourism destination!  
For more information, contact:
Crystal Hitchings, DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism – 207-546-3600
Leslie Wombacher, Bucksport Area Chamber of Commerce - 207-469-6818
Brook Minner, Main Street Bucksport – 207-479-3933