Monday, November 9, 2020
Chamber Updates
Why Marketing Matters
November 10, 8-9:30 a.m.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced us to rethink how we do business and how we market ourselves. This year’s Smart Business Series, presented by The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Eastern Bank, will focus on navigating this new virtual landscape with an emphasis on marketing and programming. The program, which will take place via Zoom, consists of three sessions: Why Marketing Matters (Nov. 10); How to Make it Virtual (Nov. 12); and Ask the Advisors (Nov. 18). Sign up for two sessions and get the third one free! Visit dovernh.org/sbs to register or for more information. At the completion of the series, registration fees will be refunded to all who attend.
In this first session, participants will explore the importance of re-branding in light of COVID-19, what messages should be conveyed to customers, and how to get those messages across. Panelists include:
Seacoast Region Virtual Job Fair
Tuesday, November 17, 10am-1pm

The New Hampshire Seacoast Chamber Alliance, in cooperation with New Hampshire Employment Security, will host a Seacoast Virtual Job Fair on Tuesday, November 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There is no cost to participate but pre-registration is required. If you have positions to fill, sign up for your virtual table to interact with dozens of interested job seekers.
Business Open House
Wednesday, November 18, 5-7pm

Join the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and the Orpheum Apartments for a virtual networking event. Participants of the Business Open House will partake in group speed networking.

Participants are also be invited to visit the Orpheum in person via scheduled tours.

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Morning Mixer
Wednesday, December 2, 8-9 a.m.

Join the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce online for our monthly Morning Mixer, sponsored by First Seacoast Bank and hosted by Spring Village (virtually)!
Pre-registration is required. The program starts promptly at 8 a.m.

Participants will join the zoom meeting where Chamber staff will go over the virtual format. Once all participants have joined the zoom meeting, participants will be broken out into groups of two for networking.
Community Rescources
PPP Forgiveness Applications:
Eligibility and filling out applications
Monday, November 16, 10-11 a.m.

Learn about the PPP Forgiveness Applications: Eligibility and filling out the applications. Are you eligible to use the simpler or the EZ PPP Forgiveness applications? Come find out & walk through the apps,. If you don’t qualify for either one, we suggest you contact your SBDC advisor yo help you fill out the full application. 

Adapt Your Marketing: Increase Certainty in your Business
Thursday, November 19, 1-2 p.m.

Learn how to adapt your marketing. Get all in on marketing in a COVID-19 world.
This is a comprehensive action-packed 60-minute webinar that will push you to rethink and rework your marketing for today’s customers.
-         Why you should be doing marketing, and understanding your audience’s new needs and habits.
-         What you can do to meet customers where they are with the content they want.
-         How you can hare this new, relevant, and thoughtful content out for the highest ROI.

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