Register for NELBF’s 2011 Fall Gathering – Home for the Holidays

The next regional gathering of the NELEN will take place on Friday, October 21st in Portsmouth, NH.  This gathering will focus on our 2nd annual New Enlgand holiday campaign, our integration with a first-ever national holiday campaign and how our member businesses can maximize their benefit of being local during this holiday shopping season.

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Here’s a draft agenda for the day:

9:00 –  10:00    Breakfast & Networking

10:00 –  10:15   Introductions & Welcome

10:15 –  11:15   Panel Discussion:  How Local Business owners can engage the movement, and their customers, during the holidays.

11:15 – 12:30   Workshop: Communicating the Buy Local message to busy business members

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

1:30  –  2:45     The First Ever National Holiday Campaign: Information about the collaboration, tactics and resources for local networks.

2:45  –  4:00     The Future of NELEN:  Where do we go from here?

4:00  –  5:00     Closing discussion, learnings, next steps

5:00 – 7:00    HAPPY HOUR – Drinks with our colleagues and friends from New England

Friday October 21st, 9:00 AM to 5:00PM

Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH

TBA – Estimated $10-$25

This event is being organized by the New England Local Business Forum and hosted by Seacoast Local.

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2 Responses to Register for NELBF’s 2011 Fall Gathering – Home for the Holidays

  1. Laury Hammel says:

    Looks great team! I’m looking forward to getting together with my New England friends!

  2. michael kanter says:

    Powerful gathering! It is great to meet with like-minded people from the region.

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