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May 2017

Featuring: The 2017 Business and Business Leader of the Year Awards, the prom economy, employee implants, and more. Purchase your copy or subscribe to BNH today.


Business of the Year 2017
May 25, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Applications for Lists & Competitions

The Top 100 Private Companies in NH

Business NH Magazine compiles a list of the top 100 private companies in NH for the September issue. Companies are ranked by annual gross sales. The five companies on the list with the fastest growing sales during the past three years are also profiled in this issue. Business NH Magazine also creates a 10 companies to watch list, consisting of those companies with sales under $10 million but experiencing substantial growth.

To access the 2017 application click here. The deadline is Sept. 1.

The Top Woman-Led Businesses in NH

Business NH Magazine and The NH Women's Initiative want to recognize the top women-led businesses in NH. We compile a list of the top woman-led businesses in NH for the July issue.Companies are ranked by annual gross sales. We will also recognize fast-growing woman-led companies.

To access the 2017 application click here. The deadline May 2.

The Best Companies to Work for in NH

Does your company work hard to retain its best and brightest workers with innovative workplace programs and benefits? Then Business NH Magazine and NH Businesses for Social Responsibility want to hear from you.

We're looking for the best places to work in NH–the businesses whose employees love their jobs, have great benefits, are treated fairly and take pride in the work they do. If this sounds like your company, we invite you to enter "The Best Companies To Work For in NH" competition, which is open to any company with headquarters in NH. It is also open to companies with headquarters elsewhere but with 100 or more employees in NH or to smaller out-of-state companies that employ the majority (50 percent plus one) of their workforce in NH.

Click here for more information about the competition. Click here to access the 2017 application.

Top Family-Owned Businesses in NH

Business NH Magazine compiles a list of the top NH-based family-owned companies. Companies will be ranked by annual sales. Companies will be ranked under general headings (i.e. $1 million to $5 million in sales), but specific revenue figures will not be publicly disclosed in the magazine and will be kept confidential. They will be used for ranking purposes only.

To access the 2017 application click here. The deadline is May 2.

Business and Business Leader of the Year Awards Competition

For over 22 years, Business NH Magazine and the NH Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives have celebrated the NH Businesses of the Year and Business Leader of the Year.

Awards are given to one Business Leader of the Year and nine NH companies, one in each category:

  • Business Assisitance Organization
  • Business Services
  • Education
  • Nonprofit
  • Financial Services/Insurance
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing/Technology
  • Construction/Engineering/Real Estate
  • Retail/Wholesale
  • Hospitality/Tourism

The 2017 competition is now closed. The 2018 application will be available online on Sept. 1, 2017.