ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

ACCESS is the Greater Manchester Chamber’s Annual Economic Growth Conference, that brings together experts and thought leaders to share insights, perspectives, and inspiration on current trends and future visions for the economic growth of Greater Manchester.

Manchester, NH is one of the region’s most economically and socially diverse cities. From modest beginnings, Manchester grew throughout the 19th century into the largest textile plant in the world. Today in Greater Manchester, we’re ushering in the next-generation of innovation and are focused on building a thriving, sustainable, resilient, and equitable community for tomorrow.

Attendees can expect a dynamic program that includes an inspiring keynote speaker, expert advice on how to grow your business, thought-provoking panel discussions, and networking opportunities with like-minded professionals. Whether you are a business owner, economic development professional, or simply have an interest in the growth and prosperity of Greater Manchester and New Hampshire, ACCESS 2024 is a must-attend event! This growth conference will explore how talent, innovation, and livability must work together for economic success.

ATTENDANCE & PRICING

ACCESS 2024 will host a wide range of topics related to small business development, sustainable strategies, community collaboration & economic transformation. This conference is for business owners, economic development professionals, city/town planners, HR & talent attraction professionals, marketing professionals & beyond. If you play a role in growing the business you own or work for, or are simply interested in the growth of our community as a whole, this conference is for you.

Chamber Members:
$165 – General Admission

Not-yet Chamber Members:
$190 – General Admission

Registration Opening Soon!

CONFERENCE FORMAT/AGENDA

A day-long conference with Keynote Speaker, and four different “Growth Tracks,” featuring three sessions in each throughout the day.

Growth Track 1: Small Business Development
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Growth Track 2: Sustainable Strategies
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Growth Track 3: Community Cultivation
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Growth Track 4: Economic Transformation
Sponsored by:

Attendees can stick to one Growth Track throughout the day, or hop around based on their interests and growth goals.

DETAILED CONFERENCE AGENDA, SESSION TOPICS & EXPERT SPEAKERS! COMING SOON!

7:30 am
Registration & Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am
Welcoming Remarks
Presenting Sponsor Remarks by Bellwether Community Credit Union

8:15 – 9:15 a.m. 
Plenary Session: Economic Forecast

9:30 – 10:45 am
Growth Track 1, Session 1
Growth Track 2, Session 1
Growth Track 3, Session 1
Growth Track 4, Session 1

11:00  – 12:15 pm
Growth Track 1, Session 2
Growth Track 2, Session 2
Growth Track 3, Session 2
Growth Track 4, Session 2

12:15 – 1 p.m. 
Lunch & Networking

1:15 – 2:30 pm
Growth Track 1, Session 3
Growth Track 2, Session 3
Growth Track 3, Session 3
Growth Track 4, Session 3

2:25 – 4 p.m.
Closing Session [Topic TBD]

4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Cocktail/Networking Reception
Location TBD

**All attendees will be invited to download our Event App, which is where you’ll receive real-time updates on the Agenda and workshop topics

BECOME A SPONSOR

Supporting ACCESS 2024 empowers Greater Manchester’s growth through economic development. As a conference sponsor, you will earn the recognition of your commitment to and leadership in the economic growth of Greater Manchester. Your sponsorship allows us to provide exceptional speakers, a dynamic conference program, and valuable training to help support area businesses.

If you are committed to the economic development and growth of the greater Manchester region, and you have services that could be useful to our business community and beyond, we encourage you to consider a sponsorship to support ACCESS 2023.

Click here to view Sponsorship Guide!

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

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Growth Track Sponsors

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Economic Forecast Sponsor

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Visionary Sponsors

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Specialty Sponsors

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Supporting Sponsors

AGENDA & TOPICS

ACCESS 2024 will feature a robust lineup of expert speakers, participating across various sessions! View Session Topics & More at the link below!

The Greater Manchester Chamber is no longer accepting proposals for workshops and sessions that cover a wide range of topics related to small business development, sustainable strategies, community collaboration & economic transformation.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Lauren Getts
VP Economic Development & Strategic Communications
Greater Manchester Chamber
P. (603) 792-4119

AGENDA & TOPICS

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