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The Maine Woods Consortium (MWC) is an open association of non-profit organizations, businesses and government agencies dedicated to advancing a “triple bottom line” approach (economy, environment, community) to development and conservation in the Maine Woods region. The work of the MWC is currently concentrated in three areas:

  1. Information sharing to promote awareness, collaboration and innovation among Maine Woods stakeholders;
  2. Expanding the influence of members on relevant large-scale Maine Woods initiatives; and
  3. Incubating and guiding investment in initiatives that advance the economic, community and ecological well-being of the Maine Woods region.
      Creating Quality Vacation Destinations
      in the Maine Woods

      On May 6th, the Maine Woods Consortium hosted tourism business leaders and other stakeholders for a day-long retreat to:

      • Hear from Carolann Ouellette, Director of the Maine Office of Tourism, about the state’s 2013 marketing plan and new campaign touching on brand platform, strategies, objectives and target markets.
      • Talk with destination development leaders from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont about their experiences working with businesses, local organizations, private landowners and others to position their place as a successful vacation destination. Panelists will include:
      • Join peers from destination areas and across the state to assess the status and potential of specific Maine Woods destination areas, and identify key opportunities to collaborate on common challenges and opportunities.

      Click here for more information on this event. 

      Maine Mountain Heritage