Made in NH Expo


April 6,7 & 8, 2018
Sign Ups Open Friday, March 9 at 8 a.m.NOTE: We have a limited number of shifts for this show – when sign ups open, please sign up for only one shift. If there are still open shifts a week later (Friday, March 16 at 8 a.m.) you may take as many as you like.

The Made In NH “Try It & Buy It” Expo is dedicated to showcasing the impressive variety of quality products and services made in the Granite State. It hosts about 150 exhibitors and thousands of attendees every year; the shopping is amazing! There is a little bit of everything: jewelry, crafts, lawn and home care, pottery, bath and beauty products, pets, kids, and of course food, wine, and desserts.

All active GSAs and Future Leaders of NH are eligible to volunteer.

Event Hours

Friday, April 6: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Event Location
The Downtown Manchester Hotel (formerly known as the Radisson)
Click here for Google map/directions

Parking Info
Parking is available in the garage ($6 validated rate) and on nearby streets (the side streets are free on weekends, Elm St. is only free on Sunday).

The Expo has offered to pay for our parking while we’re volunteering, but we encourage you to park on the street when it’s free (Saturday and Sunday) and carpool whenever possible, because $6 each for 50 plus volunteers can add up very quickly!

Event website

GSA Duties

Door Greeter: Welcome guests, pass out programs, check hand stamps
Ticket Sales: Sell tickets, stamp hands. You will need to be able to accurately use the cash register – this Expo has a number of different prices and policies that you must be comfortable with.
Expo Support: Walk around the Expo, assisting guests and exhibitors
Back Door Monitor: Sit/stand by the back door to ensure that no one sneaks in.
NH Tourism Booth: Pass out State tourism literature and talk to guests about tourism in NH.


Come early or stay late to see the Expo

A volunteer orientation meeting is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, March 29, at Millyard Communications’ office, 55 S. Commercial St. in Manchester. There will be two orientation sessions, one at 10 a.m. and one at 11 a.m., because their conference room isn’t big enough to hold everyone – please sign up for only one.

Dress code

Full GSA uniform: GSA shirt, kakhi pants or skirt and name tag.
No shorts at this event.
No purses or large bags, please. Fanny packs and small over the shoulder wallets are okay.
If you need to add extra layers for warmth, please try to wear them underneath your GSA shirt (white or black long sleeved shirts, turtlenecks, etc.) Please try to avoid sweaters, coats, and vests that might obscure your uniform shirt.

Difficulty Rating: 3
Must be able to stand and/or walk for entire shift

Contact person for GSAs