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Network with leaders of NH's top companies at BIA’s Annual Business Meeting

Network with leaders of NH's top companies at BIA’s Annual Business Meeting

CONCORD — The Business & Industry Association, New Hampshire's statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate, will hold its Annual Business Meeting Wednesday, May 17 at the LaBelle Winery in Derry.

There’s no better opportunity to network with board members and CEOs from New Hampshire's top companies. BIA represents nearly 400 member companies in a variety of industries that employ over 100,000 people throughout the state and contribute $5 billion annually to New Hampshire’s economy.

The meeting will include the election of BIA officers and directors for 2023-2024 and the presentation of BIA's Above & Beyond Award honoring outstanding volunteer members.

2023 Above & Beyond honorees:

Kristi Baxter, Sojourn Partners

Jamie Burnett, Sight Line Public Affairs

James Dean, University of New Hampshire

Sam Evans-Brown, Clean Energy NH

Wendy Hunt, Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce

Tom Jokerst, Anheuser-Busch

Mark Manuel, Industrial Marketing

Michael O'Reilly, Bangor Savings Bank

Dave Patterson, BIA board member

Adam Schmidt, J. Grimbilas Strategic Solutions

Courtney Tanner, Dartmouth Health

Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. The business meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. is for BIA members only. Non-members are invited to join the networking reception sponsored by Hinckley Allen, TD Bank and UnitedHealthcare from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Cost for BIA members to attend the meeting and reception is $60. Non-BIA members may attend the reception for $80. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served along with one beverage per guest. To register, visit

For more information, email Lora McMahon, BIA vice president of events & membership, at, or call (603) 224-5388 ext. 101.

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