Live 2023 Forum!

The Board of Directors has announced that in March 2023, they will be hosting a LIVE Forum!  The event will be held at the Samoset Resort in Rockport March 2, 3 and 4 next year, and we are already in the planning stages.

We have booked over a third of the trade show exhibitors.  The trade show application is already available on the FORMS PAGE, and space is already filling up, so please book early!

We will also be soliciting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the Forum, and the deadline for receipt is December 1, 2022.  Directions and the fillable application are on the FORMS PAGE.

Applicants for the 2023 Scholarship drawing are welcome to apply, using the link on our FORMS PAGE to access our application.  Remember – the applicant must provide a transcript from their college or trade school in order to qualify.  For more information, contact Coordinator Chilloa Young at (207) 442-7700.

Please plan on attending; we are all looking forward to seeing you at the 2023 Forum!

Forum Event Manager (Coordinator) Position Opening

The Fishermen’s Forum Board of Directors is looking to fill some big shoes: After 25 Years of Service, Chilloa Young will be retiring from her position as Forum Coordinator after the next Forum.  We’re looking to find an individual or organization ASAP so they can work with Chilloa in the lead up to the March 2023 event: this on-the-job training will be critical to a smooth transition.  Please note submissions are due July 27th and ALL questions and inquiries should be sent to the e-mail set up for this purpose, which is

Position Description:  (PDF) (Word)

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