Chamber Archived Blogs 2018

New century, renewed focus; what can we do for you?

As the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce approaches its centennial, this is a good time to really take stock and consider where we are and how we can add the greatest value to the Capital region going forward. Our communities change over time, and ...

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More than networking, why support our local chamber

People are often unfamiliar with our work outside of events. A recent feature in Flackery captured it best — “People think a chamber of commerce is a networking organization for people who do business in a specific geographic area. The tr...

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A century of effective leadership continues

As we conclude the Chamber’s 2017-18 fiscal year, we can reflect on a number of successes for the organization. We have continued to serve a robust membership by providing varied programming and networking opportunities, communications and othe...

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Thank you for investing in our community

Leadership Greater Concord participants with Capital Area Student Leadership students. Leadership—it's the subject of many blog posts, summits, books and college essays. As New Hampshire's state capital chamber of commerce, the Great...

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The future of Concord lies in the balance

The verdict is in. We (well, most of us anyway!) have declared victory on the results of Concord’s downtown renovation. Investing in a destination downtown resulted in new businesses, restaurants, market rate housing and new entertainment ven...

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Concord, New Hampshire's live performance capital

One of Concord’s most delightful surprises is the wide variety of live entertainment options. When you consider the choices we have on any given day, for residents and visitors alike, it is really quite remarkable. If Concord doesn’t have...

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Building on Success

Toe Dancer. Milkweed. River House. American Dog. These are some of the names of sculptures you will see coming to downtown Concord this summer as part of the new public art initiative. Thanks to a partnership between the Chamber’s Creative Conc...

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SB 392: Chamber-initiated legislation passes both House and Senate

Concord is now home to not one, but two state prisons. The women’s prison recently opened on North State Street and is receiving inmates. What are the social and financial impacts of released state prisoners on Concord and the surrounding commu...

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Telling Greater Concord's story...in a more visible way

All the pieces are in place. Big city amenities without the hassle, New England charm, lots of open space for outstanding outdoor recreation, beautiful parks, quality schools and safe neighborhoods. And when you consider the inventory of cultural ass...

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Stimulating and celebrating local entrepreneurship

Greater Concord enjoys many advantages when it comes to making the case for relocating a business or family here – safe neighborhoods, quality schools, a cool downtown, great outdoor amenities for hiking, skiing, biking, swimming, the list goe...

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Keeping it personal with Business Showcase

In this age of digital communication and the sometimes impersonal approach to building business relationships, is there still room for the human touch? The answer is a resounding YES! People want to do business with people they know. And as we all le...

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