Weekly Roundup: Manchester Business & Networking Events Oct. 14 – 20

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Friends of Manchester Animal Shelter 10th Annual Wine and Chocolate Fundraiser – Enjoy an evening of wine, chocolate, appetizers, and networking!

Since 1996, the Friends of Manchester Animal Shelter has provided food, shelter, and medical care to over 25,000 of Manchester’s homeless animals.

The shelter is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on funding from grants, fundraisers, and the community.

Manchester Animal Shelter Wine and Chocolate FundraiserTheir annual Wine and Chocolate Fundraiser is the perfect opportunity for you to meet people, promote your business, and give back to the community.

This year’s event will be held from 5:30 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 at the Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Road in Manchester.

In addition to wine, chocolate, and appetizers, the evening will include live and silent auctions featuring:

  • vacations
  • restaurants
  • spa packages

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased through their event page.

For information about sponsorship, please contact Journey Ewell at 603.540.7660 or email wineandchocolate@manchesteranimalshelter.org.

Reminder: Check the bottom of the page for this week’s webinars

Top Business & Networking Picks for Oct. 14-20, 2018.

  1. Alpha Loft Lunch & Learn: Understanding the 5 C’s of Credit (how banks gauge the creditworthiness of potential borrowers)  12 – 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 16 Alpha Loft 1087 Elm Street, Manchester, NH
  1. Powered by Women from NH Business Review 8 – 11 a.m. Thursday, October 18 at Manchester Country Club – 180 South River Road – Bedford, NH

Media Boot Camp – Mike Nikitas 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 at Nackey S Loeb School of Communication, 749 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, NH

For creative, science, and tech events, please see the weekly Manchester STEAM Events post, it comes out every Thursday.

Listed below are the events on next week’s Business & Networking calendar.  This information is gathered from 30+ sources and is thought to be reasonably accurate however event organizers sometimes cancel or reschedule events and forget to update their group calendar.  If you RSVP most organizers will send an email to let you know when an event is canceled, but if you’re unsure, please take a minute to contact the group organizer before heading out.

This Week’s Business & Networking Events in Manchester, NH 

Sunday, October 14, 2018

12 – 3 p.m.     NHJPA 2018 Educational Meeting, Giorgio’s Ristorante – 270 Granite Street – Manchester, NH

Monday, October 15, 2018

5 – 7 p.m.       Business NH Magazine: Ultimate Biz(NH) Bash – Concord, McAuliffe-Sheppard Discovery Center 2 Institute Drive Concord, NH

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.       Improv 101: Improv Fundamentals (Manchester), Jupiter Hall – 89 Hanover Street – Manchester, NH 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

12- 1 p.m.    Alpha Loft Lunch & Learn: Understanding the 5 C’s of Credit (how banks gauge the creditworthiness of potential borrowers) – Manchester, Alpha Loft – 1087 Elm Street – Manchester, NH 

5 – 8 p.m.       Institue of Management Accountants: Information Security Sized Right, Puritan Conference Center – 245 Hooksett Road – Manchester, NH

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

4 – 5 p.m.       Spanish Conversation Group Manchester, NH, Panera Bread 52 March Avenue, Manchester, NH

5-8 p.m.        QC Bike Collective Meet and Greet, Great North Aleworks – 1050 Holt Ave – #14 – Manchester, NH

6 – 7:30 p.m.       SCORE: Creating an Engaging Work Culture – Valuing Your Employees – Derry, Derry Town Hall  14 Manning Street Derry, NH

Thursday, October 18, 2018

7 – 8:30 a.m.       Millyard Toastmasters – Manchester, Eversource Energy Park at 780 No. Commercial Street, Manchester, NH

8 – 9 a.m.       New England B2B Networking Group Event in Manchester, NH, Braucher & Amann, PLLC – 65 Market Street – Manchester, NH 

8 – 11 a.m.     Powered by Women from NH Business Review, Manchester Country Club – 180 South River Road – Bedford, NH

6- 8 p.m.   Keller Williams Sip & Shop Night!, Residential Mortgage Services Building – 318 S River Rd – Bedford, NH 

6 – 8 p.m.        Toastmasters of Manchester, Manchester Community College, Room #Main 240 1066 Front Street, Manchester, NH

Friday, October 19, 2018

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.       CWE Women Business Leaders Conference 2018 – Framingham, MA, Sheraton Hotel (“The Castle”) – 1657 Worcester Rd – Framingham, MA

9 a.m – 5 p.m.     Democratic Management Crash Course: Building A Culture of Leadership with Clear Rights and Responsibilities, America’s Credit Union Museum – 420 Notre Dame Ave – Manchester, NH

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.      NH Realty Gals Rail Trail Ride, Goffstown Parks and Recreation Center – Goffstown Rail Trail – 155 S. Mast Street – Goffstown, NH 

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.       Democratic Management Crash Course: Building A Culture of Leadership with Clear Rights and Responsibilities, America’s Credit Union Museum – 420 Notre Dame Ave – Manchester, NH

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Media Boot Camp – Mike Nikitas, Nackey S Loeb School of Communications 749 East Industrial Park Drive Manchester, NH

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.     NH Writers’ Project Workshop: Horror, Humor, and Humanity: Three Keys to Scary Storytelling, The Ford House on the campus of SNHU 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH

5:30 – 10 p.m.      Manchester Animal Shelter 10th Annual Wine & Chocolate Fundraiser, Derryfield Country Club 625 Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH

Misc. Webinars – Note: These are not all local businesses, but they are relevant to NH small business 

Thursday, October 18  4 – 5 p.m.  Granite State College: Virtual LinkedIn Workshop

NH Society of Certified Accountants holds a large number of webinars on a wide variety of accounting and tax-related topics.  There are 38 pages of planned webinars – please see their website for details. 


The Weekly Roundup is a listing of upcoming regional business and networking events in Manchester, Bedford, Hooksett, and Goffstown. It includes Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) networking events, as well as local business groups, free and paid business training, workshops, and seminars.

For more information about upcoming business and networking events please visit the Queen City Buzz Business Networking & Events Calendar.

If you would like your event included in the calendar, please send an email to Pat Hammond,  buzz@queencity.buzz – subject line “Events.”