CHAMBER NEWS | September 27, 2019
Thanks to our Premium Members:
Camden Office:
2 Public Landing
Camden, ME 04843 

Rockland Office:
1 Park Drive,
Rockland, ME 04841

Our Visitor Centers are
now open 7 days a week: 
Mon. - Fri., 9 am - 5 pm;
Sat. - Sun., 10 am - 4 pm.
Chamber News and Happenings...
Join the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce
for our annual Gala Awards Dinner,
as we celebrate and recognize those who have made
extraordinary contributions to our region in the past year.

Samoset Resort
Thursday, November 14, 2019
5:00 pm

$95 per person;
supporting sponsorships and
full table of ten reservations are also available.

Please book online by November 8.

We have started to announce our Annual Award winners
via the Chamber Facebook page - follow us!

The Gala dinner menu, schedule for the evening,
overnight lodging information,
and event sponsors can be found here.
Thank you to our major sponsors:
Gala Sponsorship Opportunities still available!
We have a limited number of Honoree Sponsorships available.
Includes sponsorship of the Honoree Award Video, 2 Tickets for the Honoree, and either 2 Tickets or 10 Tickets (1 Table) for your business, depending on the level you choose. Contact Diane Norton,
Director of Member Marketing & Development to learn more: or 207-691-0131.
2020 Jewel Ad Sales Underway!
Your Display Advertisement in the Jewel  receives attention and traction in three ways:

  1. In the Jewel Magazine (65,000 published)
  2. In the Jewel Flipbook (free, digital version of the Jewel Magazine), viewed in 49 states and 33 foreign countries last year
  3. As part of the Video Display of revolving Jewel ads, located in both Information Centers (new for 2020) 

Member benefit: Only PBRCC Members are eligible to advertise in the Jewel . For advertising info, contact Diane Norton, Director of Member Marketing & Development, at 207-691-0131, or via email at .
Time to update your Jewel of the Maine Coast  listing!
Chamber members, please update your listing for the 2020 edition of the Jewel by logging in to your business profile page on the Chamber website. If you need to be reminded of your User Name and/or Password, contact

Members may also add up to 8 individual calendar events in our 2020 print publication. This is also done through your business profile page.

To get started, click here . Deadline is September 30, 2019.
12@12 is October 1, 11:30 am - 1 pm
Would you like to participate in a FREE lunch with 12 Chamber members and our Executive Director and Board Chair? 12@12 is a great opportunity to network and discuss the current business climate in a small setting. Pen Bay Medical Center is our host. To attend our October event - or any of our upcoming lunch dates - click here.
Next Business After Hours
is October 9 at Bangor Savings

Our friends at Bangor Savings Bank will host Business After Hours
on Wednesday, October 9, from 5 to 7 pm, 
at their office at 5 Commercial Street in Rockport.

You'll be treated to a unique Oktoberfest, 
with themed food and beverages, and fabulous door prizes. 
Hope to see you there!
Chamber Volunteers
celebrated at The View
Last Thursday, September 19th, Chamber board members and staff gathered to toast our faithful Chamber volunteers who help staff our visitor centers and otherwise welcome people to our region throughout the year. Our volunteers greet all cruise ship passengers and help keep our Camden and Rockland visitor centers open more than 300 days each year!

Thank you to 16 Bay View and The View for hosting us,
and to these Chamber members who provided sponsorship support:
Camden National Bank
Puffin's Nest

We salute all of you!
Do You Know About Our
Big Scissors?
If you're planning a Grand Opening, a Re-Opening, or some other special event that merits a ribbon cutting ceremony, please keep the Chamber's very photogenic (and sharp!) big scissors in mind. We'll even bring the ribbon!
Give us a call at 207-596-0376 to inquire about this special service.
Member News...
Submit your news releases to Amy Rollins for inclusion in our Friday Report: Member News edition, published every other week. Member news releases are always available for viewing on the Chamber website. Click here to read the latest.