Gov.-elect Hassan takes Innovate-NH tour to Laconia
New Hampshire Gov.-elect Maggie Hassan took her Innovate-NH tour to Laconia.
Hassan delivered remarks at the 17th annual meeting of the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development at the Lake Opechee Inn conference center.
The meeting’s theme was “Business without Borders” – focusing on recruitment and international trade. Hassan was scheduled to speak at 1 p.m. to about 200 business owners and state officials.
She then toured Lakes Region Community College’s Energy Services and Technology Program, which trains students for jobs in the burgeoning energy services sector.
During her campaign Hassan emphasized the need to develop educational programs and incentives to meet the growing need for skilled workers in computer technology and related fields.