DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism
December 2018 Tourism Industry & Stakeholder Update
2019 Quarterly Board Meeting & Symposium Schedule

Please Save these Dates and plan ahead to join us
for another year of working together to support, develop, and promote tourism in the DownEast Acadia Region.
Quarterly Board Meetings

All Board meetings are held from 10am to 12pm, and the meeting venue will be announced in advance of the date.

  • March 7- Ellsworth (March 14 is our snow date)
  • June 6 - Bucksport
  • September 5 - Whiting
  • December 5 - Sullivan (includes annual election of officers)

5th Annual Tourism Symposium and Awards Luncheon

  • October 30-31 - Stonington
Governor's Tourism Awards Nominations are Open!

Nominate An Outstanding Tourism Industry Business, Individual, Organization - maybe even Yourself!

Award Winners will be honored at Maine’s 2019 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Augusta on April 10th, 2019 in Augusta .

  • General award categories
  • Marketing & Promotion 
  • Leadership & Growth
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Key award: Governor’s Award for Tourism Excellence

Visit   for more information and to submit your nomination!   Deadline for submissions is January 11, 2019 .

2019 Governor's Conference on Tourism

April 9 & 10, 2019, at the Augusta Civic Center
For more info visit
Registration opens in February
DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism | 207-546-3600 | |