An Abominable Adventure
Local Business is the Heart of the Community! This event is specifically designed to encourage people to visit and support the businesses in their communities as they search for Yetis! Participating businesses and organizations will be provided with a large Yeti to display. Over a three-week period, February 12th – March 4th, people in the community will go on a “Yeti Quest” using maps highlighting the various Yeti locations. Yeti seekers will be able to win daily prizes by visiting the displayed Yetis, taking photos, and posting the images to social media and tagging the Chamber’s Facebook or Instagram page. At the end of the Yeti Quest the Chamber will hold an event for the participating businesses and the Chamber membership.
Economic Development Breakfast
The Chamber actively supports the economic development and planned commercial growth of existing and potential Southern NH area businesses. The Annual Economic Development Breakfast serves to address various topics relevant to businesses each year.
Keynote speaker(s) discuss an Economic Development related issue, with a focus on the Southern NH area. Business leaders throughout the state attend with an average attendance of 200 people.
This fun night out offers a different entertainment feature each year. 2023 showcased Dueling Pianos and 2024 is set for the Taste of Southern NH. This annual event funds the Chamber’s Scholarship Program, Interview Challenge Competition and Business Education Collaborative.
The Business Education Collaborative annually develops programming that connects students with business. This helps students with career awareness and aids area businesses with developing a potential workforce. This event is a great opportunity to get your business in front of a large public audience and support an important Chamber function!
Chamber Golf Classic
The Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament provides a great opportunity to gain exposure for your business in Southern NH. Advertise your company, spend time with a top client, or invite a potential customer. Our tournament allows you to have fun networking while working on your game. Always an amazing day!
Hidden Jewel Celebration
The Hidden Jewel Celebration is a program developed to honor local women who add “sparkle” to the world, often behind the scenes, by making a profound and positive impact on our community.
Held in the late afternoon/early evening time frame, the Celebration provides an opportunity for your business to participate in the recognition of these special award winners. This is a great opportunity to have your business in front of a mostly female audience.
Annual Dinner & Awards
The Annual Dinner Meeting and Awards Ceremony features the introduction of the new Board of Directors and Officers that will guide the Chamber for the upcoming year.
The William A. Brown Businessperson of the Year Award, Chairman’s Award, and Volunteer of the Year Award are presented during the evening’s event. Each year the Chamber chooses a theme and festive decor that exemplifies the strengths and features of the region and our members. Individuals involved in the Chamber over the years are encouraged to attend. A Statement of Affairs and Financial Update are provided. Any Chamber business is conducted as necessary per the by-laws. This is the largest event of the year, with over 200 people in attendance.
Festival of Wreaths
Get into the holiday spirit with this festive event!
Local Business is the Heart of the Community, and this event is specifically designed to connect local people with the businesses of the Southern NH area.
The Southern NH Chamber of Commerce and its members create a unique, festive event open to the entire community.
The event kicks off with a member exclusive Chamber Business After Hours networking event. Guests will enjoy cocktails and light refreshments. Up to 100 wreaths decorated by local businesses and nonprofit organizations will be on display.
The wreath display will be open to the public, dates to be determined. Entertainment will be provided by various musicians and several special guests will make appearances. Throughout the event, guests can enter to win a wreath through raffle ticket purchase. Winners will be selected after the close of the event.