About Us

Downeast Business Association is a referral based networking group that is BNI inspired. We have one representative per type of business  in our group, so no two members are in competition. We have done over $300,000 of closed business as a group since our inception.   By joining this group you have a "volunteer sales force" of professionals from a variety of industries who are able to talk knowledgeably about your goods/services. 

We currently have openings in many business categories including: acupuncturist - art gallery - baker - beauty consultant/salon - builder - car mechanic - carpenter - caterer - dog groomer - executive coach - florist - gardener - health club - hotel - jeweler - personal assistant - and many others

If you have an interest in joining DBA or attending a meeting as a guest to see if it is for you,
please contact info@dbamaine.org 
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Requirements of joining the
Downeast Business Association
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings
  • $50/year dues
  • Refer members to your professional circle
  • Record your referrals and closed business to track group effectiveness
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Meeting Information

DBA currently meets at the Somesville Library from 7:45AM-8:30AM every Friday morning (except in August).

The basic program:  60 second presentations by each member, one ten minute presentation by a member or guest, periodically a 'business' portion of the meeting, and time for announcements. Meetings start and end on time.