The Center for Workforce Research and Information through the Maine Department of Labor website provides access to labor market information covering labor force, occupations, income and wages, employers, education, demographics, and economic indicators. Profiles are also available based on area, industry, and occupation.
The Economic Development Council of Maine (EDCM) is committed to promoting the exchange of ideas, practices, and ethics with regards to economic development by providing education and relevant information to its members. The site contains detailed information about member benefits, council events and meetings, and other pertinent resources for doing business in the state of Maine.
The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) provides information on doing business in Maine, tax incentives, business assistance programs, and more. Various publications and reports regarding business development in Maine are also available on this site.
The Maine International Trade Center (MITC) is a member-based organization whose goal is to assist businesses in the state of Maine with international trade. It provides technical assistance, trade counseling, training, seminars, and more to members. Numerous reports, presentations, and some international trade statistics are available on the website.
The Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) aim to help small businesses in Maine develop through direct advice and education. The website provides detailed information on a wealth of topics such as business plans, taxes, bookkeeping, marketing, repairing credit, and much more. The offices also offer counseling and training on many business matters, either free or at a nominal cost.
The U.S. Export Assistance Center for Maine is a branch of the Department of Commerce which specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. The center provides paid services to help businesses succeed in exporting. The site has an exporters' resource database that features regulations, research, and forms. A local and national trade events list is also provided.