CONCORD — The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire plans to host eight roundtable sessions in June with business and opinion leaders around the state.
The roundtables offer a chance for businesses to target challenges and concerns and help the BIA shape its legislative and regulatory agenda.
“The BIA engages in a comprehensive, four-step policy development process every two years to establish our legislative and regulatory agenda for the next biennium,” said BIA President Jim Roche in a news release. “These roundtables are the first step in that process.”
BIA partners with local and regional chambers of commerce and business associations throughout New Hampshire to host and publicize the events in different regions to ensure a diverse representation of interests.
Each session lasts about two hours. They begin with an overview of the BIA’s current business agenda and results from the legislative session, followed by a discussion and ranking of top business issues.
This year, business roundtable discussions will be held in the following locations:
Concord: June 11, 9 to 11 a.m., Lincoln Financial Group, One Granite Place;
Manchester: June 11, 2 to 4 p.m., Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, 54 Hanover St.;
Portsmouth: June 12, 2 to 4 p.m., Pierce Atwood, Pease International Tradeport, 1 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 350;
Keene: June 16, 2 to 4 p.m., Peerless Insurance Co., 62 Maple Ave.;
Laconia: June 17, 9 to 11 a.m., The Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane;
Lincoln: June 17, 2 to 4 p.m., InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook, 33 Brookline Road;
Milford: June 18, 2 to 4 p.m., Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., 117 Old Wilton Road;
Lebanon: June 19, 2 to 4 p.m., Hypertherm, 71 Heater Road.
The sessions. presented in partnership with local and regional chambers of commerce, are free and open to the public.
Advance registration is requested.
For information and to sign up to attend a roundtable,. visit http://www.biaofnh.com/legislative/roundtables.aspx, or call (603) 224-5388, ext. 100.