Venues & Directions

Abromson Center

USM, Portland Campus

From North of Gardiner in Maine: I-95 South to I-295 South via exit 103, then directions via I-295 below.

From North of Portland, South of Gardiner: I-95 South to I-295 South via exit 52.

From South of Portland: I-95 North to I-295 North via exit 44.

From I-295: take exit 6B (Forest Avenue North) in Portland. Off the exit, immediately move to the far left lane on Forest Avenue to prepare for a left turn at the first stoplight (intersection of Forest Avenue and Bedford Street). Turn left onto Bedford Street at the stoplight and continue underneath the USM Alumni Skywalk. Immediately after the Skywalk, turn left onto Surrenden Street and continue into the USM Parking Garage.

If approaching the campus from Brighton Avenue, follow Brighton Avenue towards downtown until it turns into Bedford Street. Turn right onto Surrenden Street immediately before the USM Alumni Skywalk, and continue into the USM Parking Garage.


Clarion Hotel

1230 Congress St , Portland ME

From I-95 North and South: Take exit 44 onto I-295 North. Take exit 5 west (Congress St) and follow the signs around the clover leaf to Route 22 West. At the second light turn left onto Route 22 (Congress St West) The hotel is 100 yards on the left.

From Route 295 North: Take Congress St exit 5B. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 22 (Congress St West) merge into the left lane. At the first light turn left into driveway. The hotel is located behind the Mobil gas station.

For more information, (207) 774-5611.


The Cumberland Club

116 High Street, Portland ME

Take I-295 until Exit 6A, Forest Avenue South. At the end of exit ramp, turn right and stay in right lane. Bear right at the light, Route 77 (State Street.) Continue on State Street through three sets of traffic lights. After the third light, get into the left hand lane. At the next light, turn left onto Spring Street. (Mercy Hospital will be on the right as you make this turn.) Cross over Park Street (which is a three-way stop with a blinking red light.) The parking lot for The Club is on the left side of the street just after the blinking red light. These directions bring you to the parking lot on Spring Street. The High Street entrance is located across the street from the Portland Museum of Art.

For more information, call (207) 773-6402.

Important: The Cumberland Club requires appropriate attire be worn throughout the Club. For our meeting purposes in a private function room, casual business attire in good taste is expected. (No T-shirts, shorts, jeans or sneakers). Cell phone and pagers ringers must be turned off and either set to "vibrate" or left at the front desk. Cell phone usage is permitted only in the phone booths located on the first floor or outside of the building. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on Club property.


Fireside Inn & Suites

81 Riverside Street, Portland ME

Take I-95 to Exit 48. Take left at light. The MECPA has negotiated a special overnight rate of $79 per night - just ask for the "MECPA's" rate.

For more information, call (207) 774-5601.


Hollywood Slots Hotel & Raceway

500 Main Street, Bangor, ME

When traveling north or south on I95, take Exit 182A to I395. Then take Exit 3B onto Main Street and continue on Main Street until you arrive at Hollywood Slots Hotel & Raceway. Free parking is available in their covered parking garage.

For more information, call 1-877-779-7771


The Northeastland Hotel

436 Main Street, Presque Isle ME

Take I-95 to Exit 302 (toward Presque/Mars Hill). Take a left onto Route 1. The Northeastland Hotel is located on Route 1 in Presque Isle (436 Main Street).

For more information, call (207) 768-5321.


Spectacular Event Center

395 Griffin Road, Bangor, ME

From North: Heading South on interstate 95, take Union Street Exit 184. Turn Right onto Union Street. Go through 4 sets of lights. At the 5th light turn Left onto Griffin Road. We are the third building on the right.

From South: Heading North on interstate 95, take Union Street Exit 184. Turn Left onto Union Street. Go through 5 sets of lights. At the 6th light turn Left onto Griffin Road. We are the third building on the right.

For more information, call (207) 941-8700

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