Ellsworth & Downeast Maine

Welcome to Ellsworth, Maine!

Ellsworth is the heart of Downeast Maine, surrounded by quaint seaside villages and harbors. The area offers recreational opportunities some can only dream of with Acadia National Park just a few minutes away.

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is here to welcome you and show you the way life should be. Visit and explore all we have to offer. You may never want to leave!

Our Mission: To encourage, promote and support the growth and development of commerce, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our communities.

YOU CAN WIN! A $300 gift card to be used at either of the Vacationland Inns Locations

Maine Woods Inn in Brewer or the Charles Inn in Bangor!

A perfect staycation weekend awaits you!

Enter before January 25th

Winner MUST be able to stop into the Chamber office to claim their prize. Prize not redeemable for cash.


Enter Now!

Do You Know Someone Who is Award Worthy?

Each year the Chamber of Commerce presents four awards to people who make life in our area better, through their business and through their service to others. We’re now accepting nominations for our three business awards, the 2019 New Chamber Business of the Year, the 2019 Revitalization Award and the 2019 Customer Service Award. And we’re accepting nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award. If you know someone you’d like to nominate, please submit their information through the forms below. Nominations close March 1.


Featured Events

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  • Members First Cards and Ballots for the Annual Awards are Coming Soon!

    By the second week in February you should be receiving in a packet containing ballots for your nominations for the EACC Annual Awards in May as well as your 2019 Member’s First Cards with fantastic discounts to some of your favorites spots to shop and dine i...


     Leadership Hancock County, a program of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the participants in the 2019 Class of LHC, as well as Host sites for the 5-month program. LHC has provided leadership, communication and management training...

  • March Dine Around is on the Way!

    For several years, the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with many of the area dining establishments to bring March Dine Around to life. We have kept a list of all the participating restaurants and take out places along with their specials for t...

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