Annual Extravaganza

An annual celebration when FUSION Bangor bestows awards to those who have helped further our mission.

Our Awards


FUSION: Bangor’s signature and most prestigious award will recognize an individual, organization or business that promotes the common good of young people in the greater Bangor Region. Recipients of this award are those who inspire young professionals to reach their greatest personal and professional potential while making an impact on the quality of life in our community.

Past Award Winners:

2013 - Ben Sprague, Bangor City Council

2015 - Darlings

2016 - Kerrie Tripp


FUSION: Bangor is Downtown Proud, and we’re recognizing an individual, organization or business that shares downtown pride and helps to contribute to the wealth and health of a downtown community in the Bangor Region. This person, organization or business is one that promotes and advocates for downtown vitality and attractiveness and works with or in the community to develop our downtowns.

Past Award Winners:

2013 - 11 Central

2015 - Jamie Ballinger

2016 - Mason’s


Innovation is key to the growth of our region, and this award recognizes an individual whose innovative and creative work has impacted the Bangor Region over the last year. This is a person who has organized or enacted an identifiable project, group, or campaign that has positively affected the Bangor Region.

Past Award Winners:

2013 - Garrett Wilkin, Maine Hacker Club

2015 - Bangor Police Dept

2016 - Waterfront Concerts