Drinking with Strangers

Join Maine people from Maine agencies, drinking Maine beer, talking about things including, but not limited to: advertising, mustache competitions, unorthodox food trucks, secret hut hikes, agency life, boomerang skillz, super cute tattoos, your mom, Pineland Farms insane cheese selection, that ridiculous ad you saw last night, not hiking as much as you’d like to, how scary IT was, Kendall Jenner, the hottest new brands, the US curling team, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, Tina’s cats, the Pats, your boyfriend Matt, etc.

Walk in. Crack a beer. Meet a few folks from the Portland ad scene. Leave as BFFS.

Navigating Ad Land

Recent events:

Reality. Check.

Modern authenticity in a world of spin.

Saturday, Jan.12th, join host Chris Davis from Maine Ad + Design as he sits down with a panel of artists, entrepreneurs and influencers to discuss how brands approach the modern landscape of marketing and advertising. From trends and insights to pivots and positioning, the series gives us a personalized look at the culture and strategy behind building successful brands with staying power — while also staying true to themselves.

Tickets: FREE for MADE members - $10 for non-members


Lousia Cannell, Artist/Illustrator

Cam Held & Christine Reighley, Maine the Way

Sarah Madeira Day, Landscape Artist

Micheal Laniak, Taylor Stitch

Linda Wary Meyers and John Meyers, Wary Meyers

Register here

The Paddle Battle

Channeling our collective competitive spirit into scholarship funds for the next generation of creatives.

Stay tuned for our next battle!

Broderson Awards

Maine’s premier advertising awards show coming to you live Thursday, May 2nd at UNE’s Innovation Hall.