Professional Development

Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Professional Development Opportunities

Androscoggin Leadership Development Institute
The Androscoggin Leadership Development Institute is designed to provide rising leaders the real world skills needed to have a tangible impact on their business and their communitites. The program will challenge participants to use learned skills vital for today’s managers and leaders. Additionally, ALDI will address complex challenges facing businesses today. This program culminates with a capstone that will bring real expertise back to your workplace and community! This program runs from September – December every year.

HR Thursdays
HR Thursdays are presented in partnership with the LA Metro Chamber, Central Maine Human Resource Association and the Lewiston CareerCenter and offer employers resources and tools to help gain a competitive edge. Presenters will share best practices to businesses owners, HR staff and hiring managers in order to create meaningful recruitment, training, and retention strategies. HR Thursdays allow participants, whether employers of one employee or 1500, gain information needed to survive the labor shortage while giving tangible, and usable, tools and resources.

Power Lunch
“Lunch and learn” to promote Chamber members’ business, service or organization to other members.

Power Trip
Sometimes you have to see it to believe it. Power Trips take you on site to learn more about fellow chamber members and see their business/organization in action.

Professional Development Series
Seminars led by specialists in their field.  Participants gain tangible skills.

Working the Workforce
Chamber member to member roundtable focused on helping businesses find alternative employee sources.