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Unlocking Opportunities

May 15, 2024
Grappone Conference Center
NHADA's Business Conference & Partner Expo


Date: May 15, 2024
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Grappone Conference Center: 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH 03301

Gear up for a day of innovation, collaboration, growth and power-packed experience showcasing the best of New Hampshire's automotive industry.

Early bird discount
Register by April 15th to secure your spot and enjoy an exclusive early bird discount. Don't miss out on this opportunity to save while unlocking a world of possibilities!  
Exclusive Offer

Be on the lookout for our Expo Card! Complete it as you visit partner booths, and those eligible to receive a Workers Comp rebate can pick up their check EARLY! It's our way of saying thank you for your active participation. Just be sure to register ahead.


Individuals are responsible for making their own reservations by calling the hotel directly at 603-225-0303 and asking for reservations. All reservations must be made prior to April 23, 2024.



Partner Expo
Explore booths from our esteemed NHADA partners. Learn about the latest solutions, technologies, and services shaping the automotive landscape in New Hampshire.  
Networking Mixer
Connect, converse, and celebrate with fellow industry professionals during our Cocktail Hour Networking Mixer. Exciting prizes await, so don't miss your chance to win!  
Breakout Sessions
Stay ahead of the curve with our dynamic breakout sessions. Industry experts will tackle hot topics relevant to your team's success. Check back in the coming weeks for a list of sessions you can expect to see.  


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Assembly Lobby, Armory

Partner Registration & Setup

Partner Registration in Assembly Lobby, Setup in Armory

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Assembly Lobby, Armory

Attendee Registration

Attendee Registration in Assembly Lobby, Continental Breakfast in Armory

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Business Sessions 1
Powerpoint Leadership Room

Economic Forecast

Presented By: Mark Strand, Cox Automotive Inc.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Business Sessions 1
Panelist Room

Employment Law: Most Asked Questions and Q&A

Presented By: Margaret "Peg" O'Brien, McLane Middleton;
Jennifer Shea Moeckel, Cook Little, pllc;
Hilary Holmes Rheaume, Bernstein Shur
Marrielle Van Rossum, Devine Millimet & Branch PA

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Business Session 1

EVs Are Here And There is No Going Back

Presented By:  Craig Van Batenburg and Aiden Neary, ACDC 

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM


Partner Expo & Lunch

Lunch available in the Armory

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Business Sessions 2
Powerpoint Leadership Room

Overcoming Leadership Gaps

Presented By: Bill Napolitano, ProActive Leadership Group

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Business Session 2

EV Round Table Discussion

Presented By: Dan Bennett, NHADA, 
Hilary Holmes Rheaume, Bernstein Shur,
Jim Merrill, Bernstein Shur

12:45 AM - 1:45 PM


Partner Expo & Lunch

Lunch available in the Armory

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Business Sessions 3

Building High Performance Teams

Presented By: Gerri King, Human Dynamics Associates

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Business Sessions 3
Powerpoint Leadership Room

NH Titles & Regulations FAQs

Presented By: Kirsten Lange, Supervisor 1, Title Bureau, New Hampshire DMV

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Business Sessions 3
Panelist Room

Meet The New Hampshire DMV

Bureau/Division: John C. Marasco, Director Division of Motor Vehicles;
Nathan A. Noyes, Colonel Division, NH State Police;
James O'Leary, Lieutenant Division, NH State Police;
Jennifer O'Leary, Title Bureau, NH DMV

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cocktails & Networking

Why Else You Should Attend

Discover Solutions

Meet our NHADA partners and explore how their offerings can benefit your business.

Connect with Current Vendor Partners Engage with the vendor partners you're already working with. Learn about potential updates, and discover exclusive offers available to you and your business.
Network With Other Members Mingle with fellow NHADA members, fostering a community of collaboration and support.
Sponsorship Opportunities Support the event! 

Explore our sponsorship opportunities to maximize your visibility and impact at the event. By becoming a sponsor, you not only showcase your commitment to the automotive industry but also gain exclusive benefits.

Door Prizes! Make a lasting impression by donating a door prize! Your contribution will add an extra layer of excitement to the event while highlighting your brand.


Contact Kaleena Guzman, Director of Major Events and Partnership Program at NH Automobile Dealers Association (NHADA)
office: (603) 224-2369

This event, Unlocking Opportunities: NHADA Business Conference & Partner Expo, is exclusively designed for NHADA members and partners in good standing*. Participation in this event is subject to the following terms and conditions:


  • The event is open only to NHADA members and partners who are in good standing.
  • Attendees must meet the membership requirements set by NHADA.


  • Registrations for attendance and booth space are non-refundable.
  • All registration fees must be paid in full to confirm attendance or secure booth space.

*This event is not open to associate members