Coffee & Connections
Temporarily suspended due to COVID 19. Join us the first Friday of each month from 8:30-9:30 AM for socializing and networking 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/Annual Meeting
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.
Annual Upper Valley Health & Wellness Fair
The Upper Valley Health & Wellness Fair is an interactive community health fair that takes place each fall. The fair features health and wellness providers doing free screenings, demonstrations and sampling. The fair is open to the public.
Lebfest is an annual celebration for the Lebanon community taking place the 4th Saturday of September in Colburn Park. Music, food vendors and food trucks, games and community booths. A true community fair for everyone!
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.
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.
Upper Valley Restaurant Week
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.