2019 Build Maine - Save the Date

Build Maine 2019 will be held on Wednesday, June 5th and Thursday, June 6th. Save the date!

For a quick ticket-buying tutorial, click here.

Continuing Education Credits

Please see bottom of Program page for more details on number of credit hours per profession.


The workshops on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 will be held in Callahan Hall on the 3rd Floor (fully accessible) of the Lewiston Public Library at 200 Lisbon Street.

The conference on Thursday, June 6th, 2019, will be held at the Royal Oak Room & Iron Horse Court at 1 Bates Street in Lewiston, Maine.


Coordinate a ride to Build Maine this year! Please follow this link and offer or catch a ride. Please make sure to indicate in the Notes field which day you will be offering/needing a ride (June 5th - workshops, June 6th - Conference).



Please plan to park at the Oak Street Parking Garage (entrance on Park Street) in Lewiston, Maine for all Build Maine events. There is a daily rate of $6.00. Please note that there will be no on-site parking available. If you have mobility constraints, please email connect@build-maine.com.

6/5 Workshops: Please plan to park and walk five minutes from the Oak Street Parking Garage.

6/6 Conference: Please plan to park and walk seven minutes to the conference venue at 1 Bates Street. There will be a tactical urbanism activated walking path to the venue. Stay tuned for details!

Sign up for a Lightning Talk slot at our evening beer garden!

To kick off Build Maine 2019 networking, we will host 10 five-minute lightning talks (modeled after PechaKucha presentations) at our annual evening beer garden on WEDNESDAY JUNE 5th, 2019. **Please note that this will be directly following the workshops on Wednesday, June 5th, and is the evening before the main conference event on Thursday, June 6th, 2019.**

The beer garden will begin at 4:30 pm, and the lightning round of talks will begin at 5pm and go until about 6pm. Each presenter will have five minutes to address the following:

  • What are you DOING in your community to make it vibrant, thriving & exciting?

  • Why is it innovative?

  • Who is involved?

  • Tips & tricks for others

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/kzYqFwEWqWm8UFWN2

Are you a student?

Please email connect@build-maine.com for the Student Discount access code. Student tickets to the June 6th conference are $25.


If you are interested in attending the workshops or conference on a scholarship, please fill out the form linked here.


There is a Room Block at the HAMPTON INN, Lewiston, ME:
ADDRESS: 15 Lincoln Street, Lewiston, ME 04243

PHONE: (207) 344-1000


Please click here to be redirected the Hampton Inn booking page

Rate: $121 per night for a room with 1 King bed or 2 queens beds. Rates include hot buffet breakfast. (All prices
are subject to Maine State Occupancy Tax).
Room block is limited. We encourage you to book on or before May 17th, 2019 to ensure availability.
Room Block Code: BLD
Tax Exemption: Please contact the Hampton Inn to discuss applicable tax exemption status.
Check-in time is 3 p.m. Check-out time is 11am