Member Benefits

The Mission of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is to champion a thriving business environment for its members through promotion, networking, advocacy, community partnerships and access to relevant information.

Key Activities

  • Publish and distribute 20,000+ award-winning ‘Belfast : The Bay and Beyond’ guides across the state and region
  • Market Belfast and Waldo County as a great place to live, work, relocate and vacation
  • Host Business After Hours and Business Breakfast networking, educational and training events, and a Small Business Conference
  • As Belfast’s only area visitor center, we greet thousands of visitors and encouraging them to stay and play locally
  • Publish weekly e-newsletter of events, announcements, promotions, plus a bi-weekly members e-newsletter of “news you can use”
  • Events for the community, such as Arts In The Park and Holiday on the Harbor, and an annual Golf Tournament

Your Chamber is working to bring the business community together to develop a strong network of local business owners who share similar goals throughout the Belfast region.


  • Visibility in the award-winning annual guide distributed throughout the state and region
  • Networking opportunities with other business with like interests at our Business After Hours and BAY PRO, the Belfast Area Young Professionals group
  • Educational and training opportunities through networking events and conference
  • Visibility in the weekly E-Newsletter sent out by the Chamber
  • The distribution and display of your company’s brochure and information year round from the BACC Information Center
  • Affordable advertising in our “Belfast : The Bay And Beyond” magazine, your own business webpage at, brochures at the Information Center, and the use of our window displays
  • Representation at the State Chamber, the Mid-Coast Chamber Council and Maine Office of Tourism
  • Business Referrals for your business through our Information Center, website, the annual guide, the e-newsletter, social media, and telephone inquiries
  • Sponsorship opportunities for Chamber events and the Annual Awards Night
  • Community support, visibility, credibility and advocacy