Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at the Tech Village

Supported in part through funding by a Community Development Microenterprise Block Grant.

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Start Tank – 9/19/17

Start tank

Join us on Tuesday, September 19 at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy as the finalists – Kevin Bourque and Patrick Lord – present their products to a panel of judges.

This event follows the MWV Chamber of Commerce’s monthly “Chamber After Hours” which begins at 5 PM.

For more information, call the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council (447-6622) or the MWV Chamber of Commerce 603-356-5701.


Boot Camps Coming Soon…

A series of programs for non-profits have been scheduled for the Fall of 2017.

  • Program #1:    Governance for Non-Profits              9/19/17

Join us on Tuesday, September 19 from 9:00 AM – noon as Laurette Edelmann, Assistant Director, NH Center for Nonprofits discusses Non-Profit Governance.

Better understand the role of the nonprofit board and responsibilities that come with serving as a board member.           

  • Trends impacting the nonprofit sector
  • Nonprofit lifecycle stages and the impact on board development
    • Choosing the board on which you serve
  • Legal and fiduciary responsibilities of the board
    • Three Legal Duties
    • Essential Responsibilities
  • Board Recruitment and Expectations
    • Recruitment process, orientation, evaluation, and education
    • Difference between work of the board and board member work
    • Board Structure – committees and task forces
  • Board Meetings: Culture & Structure
    • Using a Consent Agenda
    • Developing strategic agendas
    • How to handle conflicts of interest
    • Importance of the Board Chair-CEO relationship

For more information call the Mt. Washington Valley Economic  Council at 603-447-6622. To register on line, click here.  Cost $35.00 per person.

Networking from 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Program begins at 9:00 AM


  • Program #2:    Leadership for Non-Profits              9/26/17  

Join us on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 9AM – noon as Paul L. Dann, Ph.D., Executive Director of NFI North, a multi service educational, behavioral health and human service organization that offers twenty three distinct services across New Hampshire and Maine, discusses the basic tenets for strong leadership by breaking down different strategies for strengthening an organization.

  • Leadership as Practice
    • Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence
    • Choosing a leadership style
    • Building your leadership tool box
  • Building a culture of leaders through leaderful practice
    • Strategies to advance positive organizational culture
    • Systems that support organization wide leadership practice
  • Motivating staff, board members, and volunteers
    • Performance management and engagement for employees and volunteers
    • Board development and education

For more information call the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council at 603-447-6622. To register on line, click here.  Cost $35.00 per person.

Networking from 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Program begins at 9:00 AM