Business Resources

Numerous government agencies, groups and programs exist in NH to aid in establishing and growing your Pelham NH business. Advocacy, education and training can also be found through the many private trade and local business organizations that provide assistance with grants, information and networking opportunities.

State, Regional, and Town Resources

NH Small Business Development Center
Provides confidential long-term business management consulting and educational programs to more than 3000 New Hampshire small businesses each year.

Rockingham Economic Development Corporation
A non-profit regional economic development corporation serving new, growing and challenged businesses in Rockingham County.

The Office of NH Business and Industrial Development
Expanding opportunities in New Hampshire through the attraction of new businesses and the expansion of existing businesses

The NH Office of International Commerce
Planning, developing, and administering programs for international trade promotion and foreign market development for NH businesses.

Division of Travel and Tourism
Develop and promote New Hampshire as a domestic and international travel destination and preferred location in order to increase visitation, expenditures, business activity and employment throughout the state.

State of NH Department of Employment Security
State resource for labor market information, employment services and employment laws and regulations.

NH Works
Serves as a catalyst to establish a secure and sustainable workforce that can meet current and future skilled labor needs and provide a competitive advantage for New Hampshire businesses.

New Hampshire Business Finance Authority
Fosters economic development and employment creation by working with banking, business and economic development sectors to expand the availability of credit in the state.

Community Loan Fund
The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund collaborates with a wide range of donors and lenders, and with business, nonprofit and government partners.

NH Business and Industry Association
Shaping business-friendly public policy and provide counterbalance to legislation and regulations that threaten the growth and prosperity of New Hampshire business.

NH Office of Energy & Planning
OEP provides information, data and guidance to assist decision makers on issues pertaining to development, land protection, energy use and community planning.

Nashua Regional Planning Commission
Since its formation in 1959, NRPC has provided its members with comprehensive solutions to local environmental, land use, transportation, and regional planning issues as well as cutting edge mapping & data services.

Groups & Organizations

The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce provides networking events, community support and advertising opportunities to member organizations. The GSCC works closely with Pelham’s Economic Development Committee to create opportunities and provide education for local members.

Offers free counseling to established small businesses and to start-ups, on a personal face-to-face basis, one time or long term.

Merrimack Valley Venture Forum

Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce

Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce

NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership

American Business Women’s Association

Granite State Association of Nonprofits

New England Innkeepers Association

New Hampshire Made

NH Association of Realtors, Inc.

NH High Technology Council, Inc.

NH Industrial Research Center

NH Lodging and Restaurant Association

Retail Merchants Association of NH

Smaller Business Association of New England