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By Pat Hammond

Sneak Peek: Inspiring Women in Business

We are less than a month away from Women Inspiring Women's annual Inspiring Women in Business conference.

This year's Inspiring Women Business event will be held on Monday, October 2nd at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH and will include some very familiar speakers.

  • Peter Jude Ricciardi
  • Charlene DeCesare
  • Melissa Albano-Davis
  • Michael Katz
  • Sherry Dutra
  • Leslie Sturgeon

 This event provides the platform for New Hampshire business women to connect with local experts, participate in brainstorming, and develop a support network that many women struggle to find in the business world.

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Weekly Roundup


By Pat Hammond

Sneak Peek: 2017 UPS X-Port Challenge

You don't hear a lot about it, but New Hampshire has a thriving export economy.  

According to the NH Office of International Commerce, 2,625 New Hampshire companies export over $4 Billion of goods to 180 countries.  [1]

International markets can be very profitable for local manufacturers, but it takes money to get a product from a factory in the Granite State to a distributor or end user across the globe.  Which is where UPS comes in.

As a global shipping leader, UPS knows first-hand the costs and challenges small business owners face getting their products to international destinations and they've put together a contest called the UPS X-Port Challenge to help you get your products to a global market.

The pitch-off event is Thursday, October 26th from 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM at the Manchester Country Club. 

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