Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business

An exterior photograph of the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family BusinessFor Students. For Business. For Maine.

The Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business (CFB) at Husson in Bangor, Maine, is dedicated to supporting and strengthening the 30,000 family-owned businesses in Maine. The Center for Family Business serves family business owners, managers and employees through a variety of seminars and workshops.

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For Students - Experiential Learning
Staffed by students from our college of business, facilities at the Center include conference and meeting rooms, plus a library and resource room which are open to the public daily during our regular business hours.

Center Hours
9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday and during events.
Call 207-973-1053 and one of our students will be happy to assist you.

Conference Planning
Located on a beautiful site, with convenient parking, on the Husson campus in Bangor. The CFB Conference Center is the ideal venue for your meeting, conference, seminar, workshop, or special event. Nine sets of french doors lead to a bird's eye view of the campus. With state-of-the-art meeting rooms, audiovisual equipment, advanced presentation technologies and a capable staff, the Conference Center will deliver an outstanding event every time. Combine these resources with an unparalleled setting and you have discovered the hidden beauty of the CFB Conference Center.

Facilities
The Center for Family Business offers two spacious Conference and Function Rooms that can be configured to meet virtually any meeting requirement.

  • The Conference Room: A 49' X 39' room that can seat up to 125 people in a variety of chair and table configurations. Multimedia presentations are made easy with our 7' X 9' motorized drop-down screen positioned diagonally for optimal viewing. This large space allows for in-room buffet tables and business materials tables. Registration can be accommodated at either the main entrance or at the entrance to the Conference Room itself. This large room is equipped with vertical blinds, media table and podium.
  • The Board Room: This 49' X 14'7" room is for smaller meetings. Seats up to 26 in board-room style comfort with plush caster chairs and ample room for multimedia presentations, as well as press and media coverage. The room is furnished with 8 full-size conference tables, podium, and media table.
  • We can connect you with providers of meals and other food needs.

To schedule an event, please contact Jennifer Snow, Event Coordinator at 973-1053

The 2013 Frank M. Carter Tax Institute was recently held at the Dyke Center for Family Business. To view the coverage by WABI, please follow this link.

    Getting to the Center for Family Business
    From the north or south, take I-95 to Bangor. Take Exit 185 (Broadway) and turn right onto Broadway. Go half a mile and and turn left onto Husson Avenue. At the stop sign, take a right. The Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business will be on your left.

    For more information

    Name Phone and Email Address

    Nancy Forster-Holt, M.B.A.,Ph.D.
    Executive Director of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education

    207.973.1053 (o)
    207.973.1020 (f)
    cfb@husson.edu
    Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business
    Husson University
    1 College Circle
    Bangor, ME 0440