Trade center plans seminar on China


PORTLAND – The Maine International Trade Center is sponsoring a seminar on Manufacturing & Legal Issues in China.

This seminar will provide key strategies and tips for Maine businesses interested in contract manufacturing in China and will address important legal issues surrounding contracts and intellectual property rights.

The seminar runs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 13.

The cost of this seminar is $40 for MITC members and $70 for non-members. For more information on the program or to register, visit or contact Ashleigh Arledge at [email protected] or (207) 541-7455. The registration deadline is April 10. No refunds on cancellations made after then.

Nonprofits workshop slated

AUBURN – Central Maine Community College’s Corporate & Community Services announces its “Workshops for Nonprofits” series starting April 12. Workshops may be taken individually, $65 each. Space is limited. For more information or to register call 1-800-891-2002 ext. 280 or visit

The seminars are strategic planning, on April 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, facilitator: Christos Gianopoulos; grant-writing, April 19, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, facilitator: Christos Gianopoulos; developing and managing volunteers, April 26, 10 a.m. to noon, facilitator: Jerry DeWitt; board development, May 17, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, facilitator: Christos Gianopoulos.