2016 Indie Biz Awards

Join us at the 9th annual Indie Biz Awards on Thursday, October 6 at the Portland House of Music and Events, located at 25 Temple Street and celebrate Portland’s vibrant independent businesses and community organizations! This free event will boast a silent & live auction featuring treasures from Portland’s independent businesses, as well as local food and brews.

Hosted by Erin Ovalle, with live music by Saved and Sound, this free event will boast a live and silent auction featuring treasures from Portland’s independent businesses. Local brews will be on tap, and delicious food will generously be provided by: OTTO, Arabica Coffee Company, Aurora ProvisionsCabot Farmers Annex, Kamasouptra, Dean’s Sweets, Rosemont Market & BakeryK HortonPortland Food Co-op, Standard Baking Co., Tandem Coffee Roasters, and My 3 Sisters Italian Cookies

Thanks to the following businesses for donating unique gems to our silent and live auctions: Aikido of Maine, Allagash Brewing Co., American Roots, Anchorpak, Ann Tracy Photography & Fine Art, Aristelle, Bard Coffee, Bay Club Fitness, Bee Well Massage, Bowline Co.Caravan Beads, Circus Maine, CrossFit Beacon, David Wood, Dobra Tea, El Corazon Food Truck, Etain Boutique, Figgy’s Takeout & Catering, Fish & Bone, Flowfold, GreenLight Studio, Gritty McDuff’s Brew Pub, Guitar Grave, Home Remedies, Land of Treasure, LeRoux Kitchen, Letterpress Books, Lila East End Yoga, Longfellow Books, Love Kupcakes, Maine Beer Tours, Maine Bodyworks, Maine Foodie Tours, Maine Music and Health, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum, Maine Yoga Kids, METRO- Greater Portland Transit, Miyake Restaurant, Mosher Law, Nomads, One Longfellow Square, Patti’s Machine Quilting & Gallery, Portland Conservatory of Music, Portland Flea-for-All, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Paddle, Portland Schooner Co., Portmanteau, Rick’s Lobby Cafe, Rising Tide Brewing Company, Shift Portland, Sip of Europe, Sonny’s/ Local 188/ Salvage Bbq, SPACE Gallery, Spiral Tree Yoga and Wellness Studio, Stinson & Company, Summer Feet Cycling, The Dog Wash, Etc., The Dominic White Portrait Drawing Studio, The Holy Donut, The Honey Exchange, The SunriseGuide, Think Tank Coworking, Tim McLain Massage, Treehouse Cafe, Vena’s Fizz House, Z Fabrics, & Zootility Tools.  

Our Facebook event is a great way to RSVP and share the local love!

Congratulations to our 2016 Nominees!

Best New Business

American Roots

Shift Portland

Maine Baycycle


Sister’s Gourmet Deli

Better Together


Portland Food Co-op

Birth Roots

Portland Farmers’ Market

Portland Greendrinks

Business to Business


Xpress Copy

Local Economy

The People’s Geek

Knack Factory

Creative Crusader

SPACE Gallery

Maine College of Art

One Longfellow Square

Creative Portland

CSArt Maine

 Environmental Hero

Green Clean Maine

Revision Energy

SideWalk Buttler

East Brown Cow Management

Garbage to Garden

Portland Flea-for-All

Flavor of Portland

Aurora Provisions

Local Sprouts Cooperative

Casco Bay Organics


Woodford Food & Beverage

Made in Portland

Bowline Co.


Zootility Tools


Wolfe Editions

Out of Sight, Not out of Mind

Maine Beer Tours

Murphy Empire

Pickwick Independent Press

Wild Carrot Herbs

World Tree Spa

Portland Icon

Bayside Bowl

Gritty McDuff’s

Portland Trails

The Holy Donut


Portland’s Best Kept Secret

Stinson & Company



Thanh Thanh2

Treehouse Cafe

Thank you to our 2016 Indie Biz sponsors:
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