29 MIT Enterprise Forum, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, FIRST Place, Manchester. Sponsored by the New Hampshire High Technology Council. The MIT Enterprise Forum offers a unique opportunity to tap the experience and advice of proven experts on a forum panel. Opportunities to network will be available prior to the program. Cost: $25 NHHTC members, $50 nonmembers. Contact: NHHTC, 603-924-8324, nhhtc.org.
29 Conference for Office Professionals, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, Sheraton Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth. Expand and enhance your professionalism and administrative skills, and discover new ways to streamline office procedures. Cost: $225. Contact: University of New Hampshire Professional Development & Training, 603-862-2015, learn.unh.edu/pros.
29-30 Insurance Agent Education Conference, April 29-30, Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester. Hosted by the Professional Insurance Agents of New Hampshire Inc. and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New Hampshire. Find out the latest in regulatory issues and other current topics. Contact: Melissa N. Cibelli, PIANH, 800-424-4244, pia.org/NH.
30 Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck and Take Control of Your Financial Future, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, Portsmouth Marriott Courtyard, Portsmouth. Hosted by Catapult Portsmouth Young Professionals Network, money expert Michael Rubin will explain how to lower debt and save on your current income without budgeting. Cost: $5. Contact: Catapult, catapultseacoast.org.
30 Crisis Communications, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, Heritage Commons, Plymouth State University, Plymouth. Learn about crisis communication success stories and challenges from a panel of communication veterans representing a variety of areas including education, health care and non-profit. Cost: $35 PRSA member, $45 non-members. Contact: Chris Williams, 603-535-2276 or firstname.lastname@example.org, yankeeprsa.org.
1&2 Vermont/New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group Annual Conference, May 1&2, Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vt. The two-day format will have presentations by today's search marketing and direct marketing industry leaders as well as interactive sessions and. breakout opportunities to meet with service providers. Cost: $349 DMG members, $449 non-members. Early registration discounts available. Contact: Vermont/New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group, 802-457-2807, vtnhdmg.org.
5-7 32nd Annual Governor's Conference on Tourism, May 5-7, Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods. New Hampshire's tourism industry and related businesses will discuss tourism trends and how to prepare for the future. Presented by the New Hampshire Travel Council. Cost: $195 NHTC members, $295 non-members. Single-day discounts and special room rates available. Contact: New Hampshire Travel Council, 603-665-9559, nhtravelcouncil.com.
6-8 Emotional Quotient Inventory Certification Workshop, 8 am. to 5 p.m., May 6-8, Nashua Country Club, Nashua. The Emotional Quotient Inventory is a versatile tool that can be used in training and development in clinical and educational settings. Cost: $2,100 for 3-day workshop. Contact: Jim Kimberly, Sapphire Consulting, 603-889-1099, jim@consult sapphire.com.
7 Chamber Member Briefing, 7:45 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Board Room, Manchester. This program provides you with the opportunity to meet chamber staff and learn about the chamber's agenda and program of work. Cost: Free. Contact: Laurie Gouley, email@example.com.
7 Hillsborough Pride Business Investment Event, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, Nonni's Italian Eatery, Hillsborough. Hillsborough Pride, a New Hampshire Main Street program, is seeking viable, strong retail establishments and investors to energize the downtown commercial space. Interested business owners can learn about the potential for expanding or starting a new business in Hillsborough and also to development and real estate investment opportunities. Contact: Paula Simpkins, Hillsborough Pride Main Street, 603-464-2953, hillsboroughpride.org.
7 Asset Allocation, 7:45 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, Bedford Village Inn, Bedford. An overview will look at the markets and where they might be going and how investors might take advantage of these moves. Cost: $25 New Hampshire High Technology Council members, $20 non-members. Contact: Contact: NHHTC, 603-924-8324, nhhtc.org.
8 Export Logistics Certification Course, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays, May 8-June 5, International Trade Resource Center, Portsmouth. Attend this comprehensive course and become certified in all aspects of export logistics. Topics covered range from export documentation, licensing, NAFTA, free-Wade agreements and embargoes, and the automated export system, as well as import compliance issues. Cost: $475. Contact: Melissa Aho, ITRC, 603-334-6074, firstname.lastname@example.org.
13 The Long and Winding Road: Transportation Planning in New Hampshire, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, Radisson Hotel Manchester-Center of New Hampshire, Manchester. The Business and Industry Association will discuss the state's infrastructure. Cost: $35 BIA, Capitol Connect, N.H. Motor Transport Association, and A Safer Road to Tomorrow members, $300 for tables of l0 members; $45 non-members, $400 for tables of l0 nonmembers. Contact: Business and Industry Association, 603-224-5388 ext. 116, acteva.com/go/ nhbia.
13 Lunchtime Connections, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Board Room, Manchester. Pack a lunch and share your lunch hour with other chamber members. Cost: Free to members. Contact: Laurie Gouley, customerservice@ manchester-chamber.org.
20 Favorite Foods Inc. Food Show, Tuesday, May 20, Radisson Hotel Manchester-Center of New Hampshire, Manchester. The Food Show will have more than 100 food service manufacturers and service providers, and sample thousands of items. Contact: Julie Cole, Favorite Foods, 603-692-4990 ext. 124, email@example.com.