Fall Festival

This is our 5th annual LocalHW Fall Festival, where we bring together local small businesses, live music, food trucks, a beer and wine garden and fun family activites for a great day for our community. The festival takes place in Hamilton on Railroad Avenue and across the street at the Shops at 300 Main. We thank our sponsors Hamilton Development Corporation and Salem Five Charitable Trust for helping to make this wonderful day happen!

Mark your calendars - we look forward to seeing you there!


Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Location: Railroad Avenue, Hamilton MA
Start Time: 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Children's Business Fair

Could a Ten Year Old Invent the next Uber? Find out at the Hamilton Wenham Children’s Business Fair, showcasing kids’ entrepreneurial genius!
Join us at the third annual HW Children’s Business Fair. Kids create a product or service, develop a brand, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at this one-day marketplace. The event is sponsored by Local HW, The Wenham Museum and our national partner Acton Academy, The Acton School of Business, along with donors and volunteers who all believe that principled entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation.


Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Location: The Wenham Museum front lawn, 132 Main St, Wenham, MA
Start Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Save the Date: Marketing Symposium and Quarterly Members’ Meeting

Join LocalHW Marketing Director Natalie Bowers in discussion wiith local digital marketing expert and Owner of Green Banana SEO, Kevin Roy, and Brand/Graphic Designer and Professor of Design, Amy Kunberger, in an honest discussion that might dispel the mysteries and give you the motivation and insight to invest in your marketing so it can begin to work for you. 

Kevin Roy is a Wenham resident and owner of Green Banana SEO, a full service SEO agency based in Beverly. 

Amy Kunberger is a graphic designer and design educator. She teaches design at BU and at the University of New Hampshire. Amy's work focuses on non-profit marketing, publication design, and branding for small businesses.

Natalie Bowers is a Wenham resident and owner of Acorn Commmunications, a full service marketing consultancy. She is the current Marketing Director for Local HW and services small and mid-sized businesses, municipalities and nonprofit institutions. 

Date: Wedneday, September 28, 2022
Location: tba
Start Time: 7:00-8:00 PM

Past Event: The Benefits of Partnering with Non-profits

Local HW will dialogue with local businesses nad non profit organizations to explore the mutual benefits to such a relationship and how strengthening these relationships creates stronger communities and often help small businesses thrive. 

Date: June, 2022
Location: tba
Start Time: tba

Past Event: Membership Drive & Social

Local HW is pleased to launch our first ever membership program. Join us to ask questions, share ideas, and get to know other local business owners in a fun, relaxed environment.

Date: November 4th
Location: AMonogramShop, 56 Railroad Avenue, Hamilton, MA
Start Time: 7:00pm

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