• UVBA Programs / Events

  • Programs

    Chamber events allow you the opportunity to meet and develop business leads and relationships. We plan a wide spectrum of activities to reach out to all interests and needs taking into consideration the demands of our busy members schedules.

    D’Perks

    The Dartmouth College/Dartmouth-Hitchcock employee discount program (DPerks) is managed by the Upper Valley Business Alliance. Market your business to more than 11,000 employees on a monthly basis by offering them a special promotion. Open to all. For more information, see the “D’Perks” flyer. Would you like to change an existing deal, renew, or become a new participant? Please fill out the online form.

    Meet-Up Upper Valley (MUUV)

    MUUV allows you to network your employees and your business/organization into our community. MUUV holds 2-3 events per month for partner companies that gives their employees an opportunity to network and experience the places of the Upper Valley. This is a great employee benefit or recruitment tool for participating companies. Alliance members can also choose to host a MUUV event which give you the chance to promote your business to MUUV participants. Learn more by visiting www.meetupuppervalley.org

    Business After Hours

    Join us the second Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:00 PM for a business mixer. Socialize and network with fellow members and guests. This is a great place to make new business connections.

    Networking and Special Events to meet New and Existing Members

    Forums, focus groups, joint meetings with neighboring chambers to meet your next customer and get connected. The UVBA is proud of the partnerships we have forged with civic organizations, schools and charities in our events and activities. These liaisons broaden the reach of our members while contributing to the work of our partners.

    Leadership Awards

    Each year, the UVBA celebrates exemplary businesses and individuals who through their leadership and dedication strengthen our communities.

    Annual Golf Tournament

    Hit the links at the UVBA Annual Golf Tournament. Enjoy a great day of friendly competition with fellow golfers, networking, a fantastic BBQ and terrific prizes.

    Dartmouth College Family Weekends

    UVBA has an exclusive invitation to promote our members at the First Year Student Family Weekend, Sophomore Family Weekend and the Student Move In Day (May, July, Sept.).  You are encouraged to get your information in front of these families by offering a special Dartmouth College promotion to entice them to visit your business or try your service.

    Employee Fairs

     UVBA has an exclusive invitation to present at the employee fairs of local companies including Dartmouth College, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Hypertherm about the businesses and programs we support with a table full of member coupons, discounts and promotions.

    Celebrate the Season

    The first Friday in December, Hanover comes alive with sounds of the season. Downtown businesses welcome patrons with refreshments and special holiday deals. Musical groups entertain visitors while a horse drawn wagon carries families around town and "elves" parade the sidewalks singing and handing out candy canes. A visit from Santa completes the festivities. Activities continue through the weekend with Soup Tasting for A Purpose on Saturday.

    Restaurant Week

    Following Celebrate, participating restaurants in the Upper Valley entice diners with ‘try-us’ prices! Restaurants with traditional menus will offer specially created prix fixe menus at great prices, while other restaurants will offer discounts on specialty items. This is your chance to find a new favorite eaterie at reasonable prices.