Email Kim at kim@exeterarea.org to learn more!
Community Events
Santa's Block Party
Thursday, December 2, 2021
4:00-8:00pm
Front Street, Downtown Exeter
Santa and his helpers are taking over Front Street in Exeter for a festive celebration! Come enjoy a free night of holiday music, train rides, lights, hot cocoa, singalongs, and so much more!

Santa's Block Party is produced by the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and Exeter Parks & Recreation Department.


Thank you to our Premium Tier Members: Exeter Hospital | WIN Waste Innovations | Cambridge Trust Foy Insurance


Upcoming Chamber Programs
Morning Mixer
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
7:30-9:00am
Trends Gift Gallery
85 Water Street, Exeter
Morning Mixers are morning events for professionals to personally promote their businesses and network with other area business people. Door prizes are member donated.

Kick off the holidays with us at Trends Gift Gallery Morning Mixer on December 1st from 7:30 am - 9 am. Need holiday gifts, or have a Yankee Swap gift to purchase? Kathy and her team offer many holiday gift giving ideas! It's a great place to do all your shopping in one convenient location!  Join us to share some holiday cheer! Coffee and light breakfast fare provided.

Trends Gift Gallery will give a $5 Gift Certificate to each Chamber Member with a purchase of $25.

Chamber Connects
Speed Networking
Monday, December 20, 2021
11:00am-12:15pm
Virtual on Zoom
Maximize your networking at the "CHAMBERConnects" virtual speed networking session! Meet and interact with other business professionals in a format based around a one hour fast-paced series of mini-meetings to allow attendees to maximize their networking impact in a short amount of time.

Space is limited to 30 people each session. Registration Required.

Sponsored by: Service Credit Union

Business After Hours
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
5:00-7:00pm
110 Grill
19 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham
Join us for Exeter Area Chamber December Business After Hours, an in-person event, hosted by 110 Grill, located at 19 Portsmouth Avenue in Stratham, NH. It will be an evening of fun and connecting with new business and community members.  

All are welcome to attend and join in the fun! Invite your friends, family, or co-workers! Registration is required. Non-vaccinated attendees are requested to wear a mask during the event.

Special Virtual Connect
Special Virtual Connect
EIDL Webinar
Thursday, December 9, 2021
11:00am-12:00pm
Virtual on Zoom
SBA continues to offer disaster relief through it’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. Join us to hear the latest on the program from SBA’s NH Deputy Director, Rachael Roderick. Rachael will give an overview of the following program changes and be able to answer your questions on how you can apply for this program and other resources and assistance offered by the agency.

Registration is free and is required to receive the zoom link.




Thank You to our WCH Supporters!
Host a Business Program in 2022
Want to get people into your business and make new connections?
Consider hosting either a Morning Mixer or Business After Hours in 2022.

Email Bobbi Vandenbulcke, Director of Member Partnerships, at bobbi@exeterarea.org to learn more.

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NH SBDC Resiliency Survey Results
New Hampshire’s business owners report that their financial situations are improving. Results from Phase 3 of NH Small Business Development Center’s Business Resiliency Survey show that respondents continue to become more optimistic about their business's likelihood of remaining in operation in the near future.

Phase 3 is the conclusion of the three-part Business Resiliency Survey, conducted together with the UNH Survey Center from September 15 – October 11, 2021. Phase 3 received 1,057 responses from businesses in 165 cities and towns. Sixty-four business organizations partnered with the SBDC by sending an open-link email invitation to participate in the survey to their member businesses.
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