The Maine Fishermen’s Forum is a three-day annual event held over the first weekend in March at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. The Forum brings together fishermen, sea farmers, gear suppliers, state and federal scientists and regulators, and other stakeholders for education, collaboration, commerce, and more. Our trade show and seminars are free to attend.


Learn about how to apply to be an exhibitor, exhibitor setup guidelines, sponsorship, advertising, auction donations, places to stay, and evening events.


Learn about attending our free trade show, seminars, children’s programs, and health screenings. Purchase your tickets for evening events, find overnight lodging, and directions to the Samoset Resort. Register for onsite CPR training.


Apply for a scholarship. Learn about our process for submitting a Seminar Request for Proposal. Download forms. View the seminar schedule and descriptions. Download presentation materials after the forum.