Maine Pharmacy Association

2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

Join us for our 2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble ! Where: Val Halla Country Club When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Shotgun start 1pm Includes 18 holes of golf on a championship course, golf cart, BBQ dinner at Rachel’s on the Green! Cost: Single Golfer: $110.00 Foursome: $400.00 Dinner Only: $35.00 Corporate or personal hole sponsorship: $75 […]

Pharmacists from across Maine convene in Augusta to advocate for profession and patients

Pharmacists and pharmacy students from across the state convened in Augusta on May 30th to advocate for LD 572.   Update: Senate passes LD 572; now on to the House!  LD 572 specifies in statute that the “Practice of Pharmacy” is “the provision of health care services” and that “Pharmacists” are “providers of health care services”. […]

LD6 and LD44 Are Successfully Moving Through the Legislative Process

Good news!!  Two bills, LD 6, an “An Act to Prohibit Insurance Carriers from Retroactively Reducing Payment on Clean Claims Submitted by Pharmacies” and LD 455, “An Act Relating to the Provision of Smoking Cessation Services by Pharmacists” are moving through the legislature process. LD 6, an “An Act to Prohibit Insurance Carriers from Retroactively Reducing Payment on […]

Achievement Award Nominations

MPA would like your assistance in nominating persons worthy of these honors to be recognized at the Sesquicentennial Awards Ceremony at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, October 13-15, 2017.  To nominate a person, please complete the nomination form and submit by June 1, 2016. MPA Award Nomination Form **NEW** Douglas H. Kay Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award Sponsored […]

IMPORTANT Augusta Legislative Update – Time to Advocate!

NOW is the time to advocate for your profession!  Details about how YOU can get involved are outlined below. I’m delighted to report that a date for a public hearing has been set for LD 572, An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Practice of Pharmacy, and LD 456, An Act to Increase Access to […]

Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th

Holiday Inn By the Bay

Maine Pharmacy Association and the Maine Society of Health System Pharmacists

 MPA 150 Logo VerticalCome join your MPA and MESHP colleagues for an exciting weekend of education and festivities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of MPA, the first state pharmacy association.  The event is sponsored by both organizations and will provide you with the opportunity to network with pharmacists from all practice experiences.  Expand your continuing education from diverse and varied topics directed for pharmacists, technicians and student pharmacists.  The programming is ACPE-accredited through the University of New England.  We look forward to seeing you.





Exhibitors and Sponsors: Please click here for more information.


For programming, please click:

Pharmacist CE Program (13 CEU Hours)

Technician CE Program (5 CEU Hours

Note:  New ACPE accreditation requires technician specific programming.  The technician accredited programming will be available on Saturday, however you are encouraged and welcome to attend the entire weekend.

CPR Training/Certification (4 CEU Hours)

Friday, October 13, 2017 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

Sunday,  October 15, 2017 from 8:30am – 12:30pm.

Includes Hands on Training and Book Instruction

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) – APhA Certification (21 CEU Hours)

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the University of New England College of Continuing Education will be conducting the APhA Certification program of MTM. The program provides 21 CEU Hours (8 hours of live CE and 13 hours of home study).  The program will run from 8:30am – 5:00pm at a cost of $425.00 which includes breakfast and lunch.  To register for the MTM training, please click here.

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Conference Registration Pricing

Program Pharmacist






CE Programming
     Full weekend $150/$240 $70/$95
     Full w/CPR $170/$260 $90/$105
     Friday Only $90/$135 $35/$60
     Saturday Only $90/$135 $35/$60
CPR Only $60/$70 $50/$60
Presentation Handouts $20 $20


Select your desired conference registration and pay using your Visa or MasterCard.

Note:  In “message to seller” field, please indicate name to be printed on name tag and professional title (RPhm PharmD, CPhT, etc).

Pharmacist Registration Options

Technician/Student Registration Options

Presentation Handouts


Do you need to renew your membership or join?  Click the association name to activate/renew a membership, Maine Pharmacy Association or Maine Society of Health System Pharmacists.


Complete the registration form and instructions to register through the mail.

Click here: Sesquicentennial 2017 Registration

By Phone

If you would like to register over the phone, please contact Linda at 207-502-0825.

In Person

You can also register in person the day of the convention. You will be assessed a $20.00 fee for day of registrations.


To book your accommodations, please call the Holiday Inn By the Bay at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention by September 12, 2017. The room rates are as follows:

Single/Double Occupancy: $170.00/ night

Triple Occupancy: $180.00/night

Quad Occupancy: $190.00/night


Convention Cancellation policy: We will refund 100% of your registration fees until October 1st  and 50% of your registration fees on or after October 1st.

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The Maine Pharmacy Association is celebrating its 150th year.

We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.




Save the Date for the Sesquicentennial Celebration

It’s all about ME!
A Tradition of Caring: The Way Pharmacy Should Be!

October 13-15, 2017

Holiday Inn By the Bay

Portland, ME

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information


A room block has been reserved for the event.  You may request your room by calling the Holiday Inn By the Bay at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention.  The room rates are as follows:

Single/Double Occupancy:  $170.00/ night

Triple Occupancy:  $180.00/night

Quad Occupancy:  $190.00/night