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18th Annual Mt Washington Valley Business to Business Expo is on May 16, 2016

News from Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce – April 26, 2016

Contact:  Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331, or Scott Gleason, 603-356-5701,

MWVCC Celebrates 18th Annual Business To Business Expo, 2016

Premier networking and expo in New Hampshire’s North Country

North Conway, NH – The Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce will present the 18th Annual Business to Business Expo, on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The Mt Washington Valley Business to Business Expo is the largest business networking event of the year in New Hampshire’s North Country. Over 100 exhibitors and as many as 400 participants will join in for a day of networking, idea exchange and educational workshops, all focused on ways to increase prosperity and success in the Mt. Washington Valley. An awards luncheon and a silent auction, with over a hundred items donated by local businesses, will round out an exciting schedule. Designed to offer premier networking and sales opportunities while showcasing a wide array of products and services offered by local and regional businesses, this year’s Business to Business Expo offers an excellent opportunity for continuing education and introduction to products and services offered in the North Country.

The Expo features the broadest spectrum of small and homebased businesses, non-profit and governmental agencies, and corporate exhibitors to be found in the region from fields including technology, finance, tourism, health, education, communications, construction, services, media, and non-profit. Leaders and principals from these local and regional companies will be on hand to provide resources, products and services to help Mt Washington Valley businesses grow, understand and embrace technology and succeed. A limited number of booths are still available for exhibitors.  Please contact Scott Gleason at for information and booth reservations.  

A highlight of the Business to Business Expo is the Business Awards Luncheon where Mt Washington Valley businesses are honored by their peers. Additionally, in honor of longtime Valley leader, Steve Eastman, another award will be given to one deserving community-spirited member of the community and presented at the Awards Luncheon. Tickets to the Expo Awards Luncheon must be purchased in advance of the expo for $50 per person.  Those who wish to attend the expo and luncheon may register by downloading the online registration form here.  The Awards Luncheon is sponsored this year by Heartland Payment Systems, Memorial Hospital, Eversource and TDBank.

Nominations are still being taken for the Mt Washington Valley Awards.  Nomination forms are available at the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce or online at  To download the nomination form, click here.

Throughout the day expo-goers may bid on thousands of dollars worth of products and services donated by Mt Washington Valley businesses during the silent auction.  Take home everything from guided tours, golf passes and attractions tickets to services from Valley professionals and more.  There is still time to donate to the Silent Auction. Businesses interested in donating an item for the Silent Auction may download a donation form here.

Three educational workshops will be presented to offer insight into marketing, branding and competing in today’s economy. The Workshop schedule follows:

 9:15 am to 10:15 am – presented by Frank Guerriero, Attitash Mountain Village/Eastern Slope Inn: The Brand Experience: Establishing Value through Sense of Arrival and Quality of Experience

 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Heather Jackson - Constant Contact: Relationship Marketing: Getting Your Customers to Refer & Do More Business

 11:45 am to 12:45 pm - Lani and Allen Voivod of A-HA Yourself! Epiphanies, Inc.: Social Media Trendsetting:  How to Succeed and Lead Today with Digital and Mobile Marketing

 Business to Business Expo Schedule:

9:00am: Business Expo and Silent Auction Open

9:15am – 12:45pm:  Educational workshops in Lafayette Room

1:00 pm: Silent Auction Closes

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Business Awards Luncheon

2:30 pm: Expo Re-opens

4:00 pm: Expo Closes

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Silent Auction Winners Pay at Business Expo Registration Desk - Main Lobby

The 188h Annual Business to Business Expo is presented by the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with supporting sponsors including Chalmers Insurance Group, Eastern Oil and Propane, Lakes Region Coca Cola, NH Electric Co-op. Education sponsors include M&M Assurance Group and NH Business Review.

Tickets are available for the Awards Luncheon.  Reservations for the awards luncheon are required.

For complete information about the 18th Annual Business to Business Expo, including links to all registration, exhibitor, nomination and donation forms, click here or call 603-356-7501 for more information.

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For photos of the Business to Business Expo in past years, visit the MWVCC Flickr files