Chamber Updates

Tri-Chamber Business Open House

Thursday, November 16 , 5-7 pm

6 Washington Street, Dover

Join the Rochester, Dover, and Falls Chambers of Commerce for the final Tri-Chamber Business Open House for the year.

Host Children's Museum of New Hampshire invites members of all three chambers to enjoy an evening of networking. Bring plenty of business cards as this event will have members from all three chambers in attendance.

If you have questions, contact Melissa at [email protected].

Register Here

Morning Mixer

Wednesday, December 6, 8 -9 am

292 Middle Road, Dover

Join our host Townsquare Media Portsmouth for this month's Morning Mixer, Sponsored by First Seacoast Bank! The location of this event is still being determined, so stay tuned!

This fast-paced, speed networking program starts promptly at 8 am so participants can be on their way no later than 9 am. Bring businesses cards for up to 40, as this is one of our most popular programs. 

For more information, contact Melissa at [email protected].

Register Here

Want to Have Your Name Featured in Direct Connect?

Now planning the 2024 Chamber Business Programs Calendar

Interested in hosting a Business Open House or Morning Mixer, or being one of our Local Experts? We are now planning our 2024 Business Programs calendar and expect to have it filled before the end of the year. If you aren't sure if you want to host, reach out. Melissa is happy to discuss program options and see if there is a good fit for you!

To apply please fill out the Business Programs application here and email to MelissaIf you have questions, contact Melissa at [email protected].

Application Here
Shape Your Community

SBDC 2023 Resiliency Academy

Join NH SBDC at its 2023 Resiliency Academy to take a deeper dive into three specific areas of business and community resiliency: Cybersecurity, Sustainability, and Inclusivity. These issues affect a business' bottom line, brand image, and ability to attract and retain workers. Addressing them protects your organization from unplanned disruptions.

The 3-day Academy presents expert guest speakers, interactive exercises, resources, and networking. Open to current and prospective business owners, community leaders, and others who have an interest in the resiliency of businesses and their communities.

Resiliency Academy is free to attend and breakfast and lunch are included, but registration for one, two, or all three sessions is required.

Register Here

14th Annual Festival of Trees

Friday, December 1, 4-8pm

Rivermill at Dover Landing, 2 Washington Street, Dover

The Festival of Trees will feature 35 trees and wreaths elaborately decorated by local businesses and organizations to be auctioned and raffled off. The event will feature live choir performances, raffles, refreshments, and more. This event is underwritten by Kennebunk Savings Bank.

If you have questions, contact Hope at [email protected].

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To support this fundraising effort, we are asking local businesses like yours to provide a gift card donation for the Dover raffle tree. This raffle tree brings in over $1,000 each year and is the only raffle tree at the event. A donation for this tree helps support the lighting of the downtown during the holidays and could be an opportunity to promote your business this holiday season. We would be grateful for any amount that you are able to provide. If you are interested in donating, email Hope at [email protected].

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