About the Chamber
Formed on August 1, 2011, the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and tourism in the Camden/Rockland region, encompassing over 20 communities within and surrounding Knox County, Maine. The Chamber represents the coming together of businesses, nonprofits, governments, and citizens in support of a vibrant and growing region with unparalleled quality of life and place. The Chamber is incorporated in the State of Maine, and is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit organization under section 501c6 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The continuing goal of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is to become, and remain, an influential leader for the benefit of our communities and membership. To accomplish this, we will seek to:
- Promote and serve the interests of local businesses, non-profits, and community groups by providing the support, services, and information that enable them to prosper.
- Make ourselves a financially stable business with a professional staff devoted to developing appropriate new programs and services and to providing them in a cheerful, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
- Remain at all times a vital part of the community, maintaining a positive, high profile; speaking for our members and representing their interests locally, regionally, and statewide.
- Stay mindful in all our endeavors of balancing the area’s business growth and development with its natural attributes, heritage, and exceptional quality of life.
The Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership corporation that promotes the interests of its Members by advocating for the commercial and economic development of the region.