Corporate Partners


USM Corporate Partners is a community of leading organizations committed to building our workforce and region by investing time, resources and talent to build robust partnerships with the University of Southern Maine. We believe that partnering with an engaged, Metropolitan University and its students is how we invest in the future. 

Members of USM Corporate Partners are engaged with the USM community through regular events and other member benefits that bring local leaders together with USM faculty and staff, alumni, and students. Sign up to join USM Corporate Partners today! 


Maine's Future in Food: How Local Entrepreneurs are Paving the Way
September 14, 2017
Corporate Partners Kickoff Breakfast
Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Email to learn more. 


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Thank you to all who attended our previous events:

May 12, 2017 Breakfast"Examining Fake News with David Brancaccio, host of Marketplace Morning Report".       A special thank you to our sponsors: Camden National Bank and Portland Press Herald. 

April 6, 2017
"The Business of Booze: How Innovative Partnerships are Transforming Maine's Craft Brewing Industry".
A special thank you to our sponsor: CBRE | The Boulos Company

January 31, 2017 
"Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman & Lucas St. Clair".
A special thank you to our sponsors: L.L. Bean, Portland Press Herald, Chimani and pro-voke.

October 26, 2016
"Leadership, Exploration, and Survival: A Blueprint for Thriving in Our Changing World" featuring Olafur Grimmson, Chairman of the Arctic Circle Assembly and President of Iceland 1996-2016.
A special thank you to our sponsors: Verrill Dana, Bristol Seafood, Mainebiz, EIMSKIP and Icelandx207

September 14, 2016
"Marketing to Millennials" featuring Jeff Fromm, President of FutureCast
A special thank you to our sponsors: Bernstein Shur, Broadreach Public Relations, Live+Work in Maine, Maine Public Relations Council, MEMIC, Portland Press Herald