National #VETBIZ Week is Almost Here

New Hampshire District Office - October 2019

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Save the date- National Veterans Small Business Week, November 4-8, 2019

Celebrate National Veteran Small Business Week #VETBIZ

Veteran-Owned Small Business Resource Roundtable

Workshop on Exploring Government Contracting as a Veteran-Owned Small Business


100 Arboretum Drive, Newington NH 03801
Wednesday, November 6th
9:00 – 12:00 pm

There is no charge to participate but space is limited

Please join us for an informal networking session to learn about the programs and services that can help your small business succeed. Representatives  will be on-hand to give you a short overview of how they can help your business access the counseling, capital or contracts your business needs. This local network of resources is available to small business at all stages and offers free confidential business counseling, no or low-cost training programs and other networking opportunities. We include time for us to hear from you -- the veteran business owner -- about the needs you face and how we can help your business.

Followed by a Workshop on Exploring Government Contracting as a Veteran-Owned Small Business #NSVBW

Register Here to secure your spot.

Please contact Rachael Roderick (603) 225-1603 or email  if you have any questions.

Save the Date


Government Contracting Matchmaker

WHAT: Annual Matchmaker Event

WHERE: Manchester Community College, 1066 Front Street, Manchester 
WHEN: Friday, December 6


Note: Veteran Discount

About the Matchmaker

The NH Small Business Matchmaker brings small businesses together with prime contractors and federal agencies. Its design allows small businesses to meet with targeted prime contractors and government agencies that are looking for small businesses with appropriate services or products to fulfill their government contracts. See the growing list of exhibitors below.
Small business resources are available during the day; several breakout sessions on aspects of government contracting are offered and will be listed here soon.
Registration includes breakfast, lunch and coffee – and networking opportunities abound.
If you have yet to participate in a Matchmaker, watch this page for announcements of workshops prior to the Matchmaker with NH PTAC and U.S. SBA to equip you with what you need to know to have a successful day!

Early bird (October 15 - 31) - $60; veterans $30
Regular (November 1-December 5) - $75; veterans $35
Day-of/Walk-in (December 6) - $85; veterans $50

Any questions please contact Rachael Roderick at (603) 225-1603 or by email

12/11 & 12/12


WHAT: Boots to Business

WHERE: Pease Air National Guard Base, Building 145, Newington, NH 

WHEN: December 11th and 12th

COST: FREE for Veterans, spouse and/or dependent children over 18


About Boots to Business

Boots to Business is a two-step training program developed to introduce all Veterans and transitioning service members to business ownership. This 2-day workshop helps ensure that every participant has access to a standardized entrepreneurship training track and the small business resources in their local communities. Any veteran, spouse and/or dependent children over 18 are welcome to participate!

After completing the 2-day Boots to Business session, participants will have the tools and knowledge they need to identify a business opportunity, draft a business plan, connect with local small business resources, and launch their small business.

If you have any questions, please contact Miguel Moralez at 603-225-1601 or email 

Nominate your favorite


2020 National Small Business Week Awards. 

Winning an SBA award during National Small Business Week is an honor that few small businesses ever achieve. It is a chance for our communities to highlight and support amazing small businesses, their owners, and the unique stories that led each of them to success. Please take a moment to visit NSBW

and NH Nomination Guidelines

To be considered, nominations should be
received by November 15, 2019

Contact Cheryl Croto at (603) 225-1407 or email

National Small Business Week Awards. Hashtag #SmallBusinessWeek

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