Chamber sets Tourism Summit for May 3

Apr 20, 2017

Rockland — The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Tourism Summit Wednesday, May 3, at The Summit at Point Lookout in Northport. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

During the daylong seminar, community and chamber members will  hear from and interact with state of Maine tourism experts on a variety of topics. Presenters will include Steve Lyons, acting director of the Maine Office of Tourism; Steve Hewins, president & CEO of the Maine Innkeepers Association/Maine Restaurant Association; and Jenna Howard, grant manager for Maine’s Midcoast & Islands. In addition, Matthew Raynes, an Eaton Peabody attorney specializing in labor and employment/immigration practice, will discuss employer visa options, including the J-1 Visa/Exchange Visitor Program.

The Tourism Summit is open to all, and registration is available online through May 1 at The cost is $35 for chamber members, and $45 for nonmembers. For more information, contact Amy Rollins, member services director, at 596-0376 or

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