Who We Are

The Downeast Business Association is a dedicated  group of business owners, entrepreneurs, and innovators in Hancock County, Maine who come together to network, problem solve, learn, support one another, and offer referrals.

What We Do

Networking & Referrals

We bring together a community of small businesses to collaborate and refer business to one another. We offer free Networking Meetings open to any regional businesses, owners, or entrepreneurs who are interested.

Professional Development

We also work to grow and sustain our businesses. DBA Members are receive access to  monthly professional/business development trainings on topics we choose 
Past topics include: best HR practices, tax laws, organizational management software, and more!

Support & Problem Solving

Our members are sounding boards for one another. In our weekly meetings we create space to voice challenges, collect feedback and support, generate ideas, and refine our pitches.

A Little Extra Fun

From kayaking and hikes in the summer to dinner downtown, we also try to find time for a little extracurricular fun.


Any business professionals from the public are welcome at our networking meetings.
For a annual fee of $50.00, Full Members also receive:
Monthly professional development trainings
Business promotion through our website and social media
Weekly collaboration meetings

We know times are tough. Join as a Full Member for three months for free!


We meet weekly on Friday mornings, Sept – May, 7:45  – 8:45 am, at the Somesville Library.
(We are currently meeting virtually via Zoom)

We are open to the public during our Networking Meetings on the 3rd Friday of the month, Sept – June

RSVPs helpful but not required.

We've Gone Virtual!

In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, DBA has gone fully virtual. We will be hosting our weekly meetings through Zoom.
Join our next
Networking Meeting for free on the 3rd Friday of the month, Sept - June

Member Profiles

Questions? Need more info? WE'd love to hear from you!

Direct Email: info@DBAMaine.org