Trade Day

Trade Day 2022

May 24: The New World of Exporting and Annual Awards Ceremony

May 26: Networking Reception Celebrating Award Winners

Maine International Trade Center celebrates Maine’s international business community and highlights the importance of trade for the state during our annual Maine International Trade Day event in May.

UArctic Assembly

May 31 - June 3


In 2018, MENADO invited and hosted the President of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) for meetings and introductions to Maine colleges and universities. Since then, several Maine schools including USM and UNE have joined this prestigious network. This year, UArctic will hold its Annual Assembly in Portland, where 150+ Arctic experts from around the world will convene for meetings and events. The University of the Arctic (UArctic) is a cooperative network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned with education and research in and about the North. USM, UNE, and UMaine are coordinating efforts to host the event. FMI, contact Dana Eidsness.

Seagriculture USA 2022 Informational Webinar

June 16 @ 9:00 - 10:00 AM EDT

Live Webinar

Europe’s leading conference for the Seaweed industry will host its first event in North America on September 7 – 8 in Portland, ME. How can your business take full advantage of this major international event happening right here at home? Join MITC, MENADO, and partners from Maine DECD and MTI for this informational webinar to hear from event organizers and past participants and begin planning your strategy to get the most out of the Seagriculture USA experience in Maine!

Seagriculture USA 2022

September 7 - 8

Portland, ME

Registration is open for Europe’s largest seaweed event making its North American debut in Portland, Maine. This international event will bring together the world’s leading science and business innovators in seaweed value creation. MENADO is arranging for side events, industry site visits, and B2B activities to leverage this experience to build Maine’s blue bioeconomy. FMI, contact Dana Eidsness.