Maine Business Education Partnership (MBEP) was formed to foster workforce initiatives to help grow Maine’s retail industry. MBEP’s vision is to develop strategic alliances and partnerships resulting in a well-trained and dynamic workforce. The mission is to empower businesses to recruit and retain talented individuals while encouraging lifelong learning.

Incorporated under 501(c)(3) status in December 2020, the Maine Business Education Partnership (MBEP) is a non-profit entity that is managed by the Retail Association of Maine (RAM) and governed by an independent board of directors. MBEP