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.

Professional Development

We work to grow and sustain our businesses. DBA Members receive access to  monthly professional / business development trainings on topics we select as a group. 
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 time to time we also find time for a little extracurricular fun!


Professional Development trainings
Business promotion through our website and social media
Weekly collaboration meetings
Our initial membership fee is low and renewal fees are currently waived .


We meet weekly on Friday mornings, Sept – May, 7:45  – 8:30 am. We currently meet via Zoom, but otherwise meet at the Somesville Library on MDI.

Member Profiles

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

Direct Email: info@DBAMaine.org