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Maine Lobster Festival Inducts Shannon Kinney As Board Member

Posted: 1/14/13

The Maine Lobster Festival is happy to announce the addition of Shannon Kinney as its newest board member. 

Kinney, Founder and Client Success Officer for Dream Local Digital, has been a contributing member of the Maine Lobster Festival for many years.  She and her team at Dream Local Digital have contributed marketing services to the Festival, including managing their social media channels, media planning, advertising design and management, public relations, documenting Festival events, providing online customer service, and acting as liaisons between Festival coordinators and outside media.  In 2012 alone, she and her team fielded more than ten thousand inquiries and have worked to promote the Maine Lobster Festival around the world.  Kinney has also been active in other areas of the festival such as planning and the Great Crate Race.  As a member of the Maine Lobster Festival Corporation Board, Kinney will work to coordinate advertising, marketing and PR. The Maine Lobster Festival Corporation board and membership are focused on volunteerism, and profits each year are donated back to the community through several channels.

“I’m honored and extremely proud to have been nominated by my esteemed peers to serve on the Maine Lobster Festival Corporation blog. This group works year-round to help promote the Maine Lobster industry to the world, and encourage visitors to enjoy five days of feasting and fun on the fabulous coast of Maine. In 2012 we brought approximately 100,000 visitors to our area while also raising thousands of dollars to give back to our community,” said Kinney in a recent interview.”

The Maine Lobster Festival is excited for Shannon’s new role on their board beginning in January.  Her dedication to this organization and commitment to the Rockland community makes her a great asset, and the board is happy to welcome her. 

Dream Local Digital, LTD is a digital marketing agency serving small-medium sized business and non-profit clients nationwide providing social media and online marketing services founded by Shannon Kinney. Since their inception in 2009, the goal has been to help these businesses succeed in their online and Social Media marketing efforts and help save them time while they run their business. The company has been recognized by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce with their Innovation in Business Award, and has offices in Rockland and Bangor Maine, and nationwide through partnerships with media companies, entrepreneurs, and advertising agencies. For more information on Dream Local Digital, visit their websiteFacebook, and blog. If you are interested in having Shannon speak to your group, email  Shannon is also a board member of the Rockland Kiwanis Club. 

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine!  The Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to Maine’s Midcoast region, and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community.  In recent years, the Festival committee has given more than $500,000 to the local community through support for Midcoast Regional Child Development Services, Trekkers, Meals on Wheels, and much more!  For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit our website at and be sure to “like” us on Facebook!