Event Details

Blitz is the Bangor area's entrepreneurship conference. The conference is for founders, side hustlers, makers, scalable and corporate entrepreneurs, providing a time for everyone to connect, learn and engage. Blitz supports the entrepreneurial ecosystem for all in the greater Bangor area and will convene interested individuals annually.

Registration Includes:

$15 on a Buoy Local gift card for lunch downtown

Drinks and appetizers at the networking event

Continental breakfast Thursday morning


  • Track One

  • Track Two

  • Track Three

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mistakes to Avoid
Come hear the most common mistakes business owners make as they are starting and building their business.
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Intro to Self Employment
So you think you want to be your own boss. Come hear from others who have done this before to learn all the ups and downs.
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Emotional Side of Building your Business
Building a business is an emotional roller coaster, come to this session to learn how to build resilience to make sure you are in it for the long haul.
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Selling Your Business
Eventually you will exit your business! If you want to sell, at this session we will talk about the key steps you need to take in the 3-5 years before you transition.
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Networking for Pros
Networking is more than just handing out business cards and selling. If you actually want to be able to learn how to effectively grow your business relationships, come hear from our experts


Blitz Conference Registration (Sold Out)
Standard Price $25

Organizing Team

Blitz is organized by a team dedicated to promoting and supporting entrepreneurship in and around the Bangor Region. Co-founded by Leslie Poake and Jason Harkins, the event was organized by:

Ashleigh Briggs- CourseStorm

SarahJoy Chaples - New Ventures Maine

Jason Harkins - Scratchpad Accelerator and Maine Business School

Jennifer Hooper - Jennifer Hooper Life Coach

Leslie Poake - LG&H


Downtown Bangor

Bangor, Maine

If you have any questions please contact Jason Harkins

Contact Organizer

+1 2078919195

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