Founded in 2013 by the City of Portland and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Growing Portland collaborative targets growing our local economy through initiatives that create jobs, generate investments, and attract young people. Primary initiatives focus on the marine economy, health informatics, and workforce development.
This September 2015 opinion piece from the Portland Press Herald gives an update on what we’re doing and where we’re heading: PPH 09-28-15 re Growing Portland
New developments include:
- The release of our report assessing the status and potential of the health informatics community in Maine (and here’s the latest);
- For the third year, we’re about to host Walk the Working Waterfront;
- Our recent hosting of a meeting connecting institutional purchasers of seafood with seafood processors and distributors;
For more information, please contact the Manager of the Growing Portland collaborative:
John Spritz, firstname.lastname@example.org.