Chamber Connections is a quarterly series that focuses on the political environment within the State Capitol. Each program is designed to be a non-partisan, informational presentation that addresses topics that directly and indirectly affect Chamber members. The goal of Chamber Connections is to inform and educate members while encouraging their participation in the political process.
The Chamber's Women's Network meets monthly to strengthen business relationships, hear topical speakers and develop leadership. The Women's Network is all about business and building relationships! This event is usually held on the second Wednesday monthly, from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.>
IMPORTANT: Your reservation guarantees your seat at the Women's Network Luncheon. To cancel, please notify us three (3) business days before the event, or you will be invoiced.
January 18th - Merry St Pierre with Townsquare Media - Marketing and How to Make it Work for Your Business - Thank you for registering
February 8th - Victoria Abbott, Executive Director at Bread of Life - Victoria's Leadership Journey - Thank you for registering
March 8th - Tamara Lilly, Business Support Specialist at Burgess Technology Services - Cultivate Your Network - Thank you for registering
April 12th - Heather Groves, Owner and Operator of Cole River Consultants - Heather's Leadership Journey - Thank you for registering
May 10th - Melissa Churchard Hannon - Melissa's Leadership Journey - Thank you for registering
June 14th - Greg Glynn, Pliable Marketing, PR and Broadcasting - Supporting Women in Sports - Register Here
July 12th - Speed Networking facilitated by David Pease
August 9th - Lisa Casella, Casella Waste Management - Lisa's Leadership Journey
September 13th - Julie Barter Lucas, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones
October 11th - TBD
November 8th - Kristin Mutchler, Pickle's Potions - Is your skin ready for winter?
December 13th - Member Business/Vendor Expo - email Jennifer at if you are interested in a booth>
Thank you to our 2023 Women's Network Luncheon Sponsors!
The Chamber organizes free monthly networking receptions for members by pairing with host businesses. The host business pays a nominal fee to the Chamber and agrees to host the reception with food and drink in a proper venue. Attendance may range from 75 to 300. Business After Hours occurs monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
What are The Kenney Awards?
So you’ve experienced the Grammys and the Emmys, but are you ready for the Kenneys?
The Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the Kenney Awards! The Kenney, named for the region we hail from, will be awarded annually to area businesses and professionals that are deserving of our attention and recognition.
The 2024 Kenney Awards will be held on January 26, 2024 at the Augusta Civic Center.
Sponsorships are available for the 2024 Kenney Awards! Contact if you are interested in sponsoring. >
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Register as an individual or as a team. Registration includes the following:
Sponsorships are available! Contact >> if you are interested in sponsoring. >
Thank you to our 2023 event sponsors!
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Augusta Natural Gas | Day's Jewelers
Augusta Civic Center | Sprague & Curtis Real Estate | Vickerson Appraisal Services
A Partner in Technology | Augusta Natural Gas | Connected Credit Union |Cross Insurance | D.R. Struck Landscape Nursery | G&E Roofing | Macomber, Farr & Whitten | Maine Mobile CPR LLC | Maine State Credit Union | Woodlands Senior Living
The Kennebec Leadership Institute (KLI) goal is to assure a continuing flow of able, committed, and resourceful leaders to serve our communities. As the oldest leadership program in the state, KLI draws prospective leaders from a broad cross-section of businesses, organizations, and the community. Its purpose is to inspire these promising individuals to work more effectively within their spheres of influence while expanding their civic and community participation.
Sponsorships are available for the 2023 KLI program! Contact > if you are interested in sponsoring. >
Please join us in welcoming new business and new technology to the Kennebec Valley! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram pages to see where our next Ribbon Cutting will take place!
If you are interested in having a ribbon cutting, please contact the Chamber at .>