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Rochester’s business culture is active and inclusive, and the city provides resources and events to foster growth and opportunity. The city also offers tools to help businesses grow, whether it’s access to new markets, capital and networking opportunities.
We hosts events throughout the year from listening and networking events such as Rochester Listens, monthly Business Roundtable meetings and the quarterly Seacoast Manufacturers Exchange to seminars and workshops on topical issues including finance, permitting and sustainability. (Check out the city calendar for current event listings or visit the Rochester EDC Facebook page.)
We encourage new talent and are constantly looking to expand and diversify our business community.
Every year we host the Seacoast NH Start Up Competition, to encourage new entrepreneurship. The city also provides a full menu of resources to streamline the process for businesses and organizations looking to relocate or expand– from the REDC’s Developers’ Handbook to on-line permitting and access to information about incentives quick-search capabilities for commercial and industrial properties.