Maine Pharmacy Association

Celebrating 150 Years – Registration

Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th Holiday Inn By the Bay Maine Pharmacy Association and the Maine Society of Health System Pharmacists  Come 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 […]

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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.





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Pharmacist CE Program (15 CEU Hours)

Technician CE Program (6 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.


Celebrate 150 Years of Maine Pharmacy

The 150th celebration events are included in registrations.

Friday, October 13th:  The President’s Reception will serve light hors d’ouevres and entertainment by Keys to the City Dueling Pianos.  We will be honoring our 50 year pharmacists and new officer installations.

Saturday, October 14th:  All 2017 Award presentations will begin at 4:15pm.  Between when the programming ends (5:00pm) and the MPA through the Ages Celebration begins (7:00pm), you will have the opportunity to try one of the many restaurants in the Old Port.    Go to VISIT PORTLAND MAINE , the Official Tourism Site for the Greater Portland Region of Maine for places to go and things to see in Portland.  Reservations may be required for some of the restaurants.

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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.