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Our next Business After Hours event will be on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Chiggy’s Restaurant in Pinardville, 571 Mast Road. $10 per person for members, $15 per person for not-yet-members. Remember members, you can bring your staff with you, or clients!

To help us better plan for the light hors d’oeuvres to be served, please RSVP. You can also preregister, to save time at check in.

RSVP: Email VP@tritowntownchamberNH.org.

PREREGISTER: Click here to register and pay.

Granite State Communications invites you to open house

Granite State Communications will host its annual customer appreciation day Saturday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 pm. at their customer service office, 425 Stark Highway, Weare. There will be a cookout, pumpkin carving, displays from local businesses and more. Stop by the Chamber table and say hi! For more information, click here.

 

According to the BIA: Chamber membership boosts reputation

Did You Know: businesses that belong to a chamber of commerce enjoy a bump in their reputation of up to 68%? A Schapiro Group study also finds businesses that advertise on chamber websites & newsletters see a 157% increase in clicks. The TriTown Chamber is a member of the BIA, which is the state’s Chamber of Commerce. As such, each member of the TriTown Chamber has access to the BIA and all of its benefits. For more from the BIA , click here.

Thanks to everyone who made the Business After Hours a Success!

Thank you to all who joined us for an evening of networking and socializing. We are especially thankful to Stonebridge, our hosts, for the wonderful appetizers and beautiful space to meet. Thanks also goes to Amanda Savage from the Business and Industry Association who joined us to share what her organization does and how it benefits our local business. It was great to see so many new faces, and we look forward to our next members event, a family bbq at Barnard Park Pavilion in Goffstown on Aug. 19. Save the date, and look for more information soon.

Grow Your Business

  • How to Start Your Own Business Starting a business is easy — starting a SUCCESSFUL business takes more time and effort! SCORE can show you the ropes to get started on owning a successful business: from your concept to your customers to your cash flow, we’ve got you covered in this workshop. This workshop will be held in Concord on Oct. ...
  • Financial Fundamentals Every small business owner needs to understand basic financial fundamentals: from cash flow to the principle statements used to review and analyze your profitability. If you’ve been wondering what your numbers mean, this workshop is for you! This workshop will be held in Manchester on Sept. 23. Click here for more information.
  • Marketing Basics How will your customers find out about you? We’ll talk about your products and services, how to identify your ideal customer, and what options are available to you. If you’ve been wondering how to attract more customers, this workshop’s for you! This workshop will be held in Nashua on Sept. 19. Click here for more ...
  • Learn about opportunities with federal trade agencies Please join The New England Council and BIA to learn about federal resources available to businesses interested in increasing exports and accessing and investing in foreign markets. This free Sept 7 event in Boston will feature representatives of several key agencies who support US trade activity.
  • Self-Employed? Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes Being self-employed comes with a lot of flexibility. Essentially, you’re your own boss which gives you the liberty to work on projects that you’re passionate about, at your own pace. However, the freedom that comes with being an independent worker is not without challenges. Now that you’re running your own business, access to the different benefits of ...

BIA News

  • Legislative Update:Even easier on the wallet? New Hampshire businesses got some welcome news last week as the Senate Finance Committee agreed to include further reductions in the Business Profits Tax (BPT) and the Business Enterprise Tax (BET) in the Senate version of the budget. If enacted, this will be the second budget in a row lowering business tax rates. The proposal ...
  • Legislative Update: Building bridges There is a bill that has really been flying under the radar, but could actually have a significant impact on reducing the number of “red list” bridges in New Hampshire (bridges that are either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, or in some cases, both). SB 38 FN, which has already passed the Senate, the House ...
  • BIA Perspective: Beware PFC overreach In the latest BIA Business Perspective, President Jim Roche urges lawmakers to rely on science, not politics, when it comes to redrawing contamination standards for PFCs and other chemicals. He says NH’s best served by a measured, calculated response to understanding the science around emerging contaminants.
  • Legislative Update: May 8 All I really need to know I learned in SB 191-FN The House put a gold star on SB 191-FN, the bill that would fund full-day kindergarten throughout New Hampshire. The early childhood plan, advocated for by the governor, got tepid support from Republicans – but enough votes to make final adoption seem likely. Weighing in for ...
  • An Employer’s Guide to Mental Health in the Workplace Forum Presented by Tufts Freedom Health Plan. May 31, 11:30-1:30 pm, Radisson Hotel, Manchester. One of the most overlooked workplace wellness issues is mental health. The conditions run the gambit from stress, depression, and substance abuse to personality disorders, PTSD, and bipolar disorders. With public awareness growing about destigmatizing mental health issues, employers will be addressing these challenges ...

Join today

There is no better time than now to join or renew your Chamber membership. Membership fees are just $100 annually for businesses, or $75 for nonprofits.  To join, fill out the Membership form and submit it. If you do not wish to pay online, there is an option to mail a check.