Startup Nashua, a startup and small business conference, will be held May 1 and 2 at Rivier University in Nashua.
Day One will include a Business Plan Pitch Competition by Rivier students, followed by a networking event with IUGO Nashua. Day Two will include a full day of presentations and workshops by industry professionals and experienced entrepreneurs for both existing businesses and startups.
This conference is a collaboration with Rivier University, the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, IUGO Nashua, Pearl Marketing, the Center for Women & Enterprise-NH, Enterprise Bank, Edward Jones and Bernstein Shur.
Presenters include Bryan Caplan, Google-supported trainer and CEO of Bryan Caplan Marketing; Dot Sheehan, founder and CEO of Operation Hat Trick; Cynthia Kalina-Kaminsky, president of Process & Strategy Solutions; Paul Hebert, CEO of SquareTail; Jason Haviland, senior partner at Cottage Street Advisors; Chris Duffy, business advisor at the Regional Economic Development Center; John Ela, owner and CEO of Ela Management Group; Amanda Schneck, founder and president of Pearl Marketing; Susan-Ann Terzakis, CEO, founder and master coach of Terzakis and Associates, Kartik Shah; founder and managing partner of Skyscape, and Michelle Gray, president of HR Synergy.
The Nashua Chamber of Commerce is also hosting a Small Business Expo at the Pheasant Lane Mall on May 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. after the conference.