Chamber Updates

Chamber 101

Thursday, November 9, 8-9am

550 Central Avenue

The Dover Chamber staff invites you to join us at this month's Chamber 101 program, sponsored by Eastern Bank.

Take advantage of this orientation session to review your membership benefits and make sure you are leveraging your Chamber membership effectively! There will be ample time for questions and networking with other members.

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Did you know with your membership you can:

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

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].

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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].

Morning Mixer

Wednesday, December 6, 8 -9 am

Location TBD

Join us 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
Shape Your Community

2023 New Hampshire Small Business Survey

Open through November 10

The GDCC is pleased to be partnering with the NH Small Business Development Center on their 2023 New Hampshire Small Business Survey.


Business organizations and economic development partners across the Granite State are sharing SBDC’s New Hampshire Small Business Survey. We all hope to discover how businesses have built resiliency and where they may still need our help.


Your input and responses are critical.  The higher the response rate, the deeper and more valuable the survey data will be. The survey results will directly impact how economic development partners create programs and add services to help you and other small businesses thrive in the years to come.

Take the Survey

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.

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Thank you to our Direct Connect Sponsor!

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Email Emily at [email protected] to learn how to advertise in or sponsor Direct Connect.

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