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BIA to host NH’s largest business networking event

BIA to host NH’s largest business networking event

CONCORD –– The Business and Industry Association will host its 110th Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration, presented by Eversource, Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Manchester.

New Hampshire’s largest and most prestigious business networking event draws over 700 business, political and opinion leaders from around the state. The celebration kicks off with a networking reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards ceremony. The evening concludes at 8:30 p.m.

BIA, New Hampshire’s statewide chamber of commerce and leading nonpartisan business advocate, will present its coveted Lifetime Achievement and New Hampshire Advantage awards. Winners will be announced in August.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes business leaders who help shape their communities and the state through their successful business endeavors, active participation in civic organizations, involvement in boards and service to local and state government. Last year’s honorees were Dr. Susan Huard, former president of Manchester Community College; Fred Kocher, host of WMUR’s NH Business; and Dick Samuels, an attorney with McLane Middleton.

The New Hampshire Advantage Award, sponsored by Bank of America, honors businesses, organizations or projects that enhance the Granite State’s special character and quality of life in meaningful ways. Waypoint received the 2022 honor.

For a list of all past award winners, visit

Tickets are $1,500 for a table of 10, $750 for a half table and $150 per person. To purchase tickets, visit To learn about sponsorship opportunities, email Lora McMahon. For more information, call (603) 224-5388 ext. 101.

Annual Dinner sponsors:

Presenting – Eversource

NH Advantage Award – Bank of America

Hors d’oeuvres – Nathan Wechsler & Co.

Wi-Fi – Verizon

Platinum: Catholic Medical Center, Harvard Pilgram Health Care, McLane Middleton, Southern New Hampshire University

Silver: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Fiduciary Trust Company of New England

Exhibitor: New Hampshire Insurance Department

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