About Us

The Durham Business Association Welcomes You

durham business association


The Durham Business Association (DBA) is an active, non-profit organization comprised of businesses and professionals working together to foster a “Good Neighbor” approach toward the local government, the residents and the students living and working in the Durham area. The DBA, financed by annual dues and community donations, includes businesses and individuals with the shared interest of maintaining and improving the climate for conducting business in Durham. Through partnership with the Town of Durham and the University of New Hampshire (UNH), DBA encourages economic growth and well-being, tourism, civic pride and community awareness.

The Durham Business Association is the voice of business in Durham, NH. We advocate for business; we offer networking opportunities for our members; and we continually promote the economic vitality of Durham.


To encourage business and professional people to work together in a planned manner with both the Town and the University to advance the economic well being of the community.


Featured Business

Buy gold coins

Represent the business and professional community by communicating the Association’s views on matters that affect business in our area by acting as a liaison between the business community, the Durham Economic Development Committee (EDC), the Durham Landlord Association (DLA), and the Town Council.

Working with the University of New Hampshire’s Durham It’s Where U Live (DIWUL) committee other university organizations toward shared goals, values and objectives.

Effectively communicating with current members and promoting our organization to attract new members.

Marketing Durham businesses through special events.