The Economic Development Committee addresses issues relating to the New Hampshire economy and state economic development policy. The Fiscal Policy Committee examines issues around state government spending and taxation. The committees meet concurrently on the second Friday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.
Meeting Schedule 2018 January 12 February 9 March 9 April 13 May 11 August 10 September 14 October 12 November 9 December 14
Chair (Economic Development): Joe Murray, Fidelity Investments
Chair (Fiscal Policy): Steve Lawlor, Nathan Wechsler
BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President, 224.5388 x115
Meeting Agenda Friday, October 12, 2018 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Business & Industry Association 122 N. Main Street, Concord NH - 3rd Floor
Fiscal Policy Co-Chair: Steve Lawlor - Nathan Wechsler Economic Development Co-Chair: Joe Murray – Fidelity Investments
AGENDA 1. Introductions
2. A Conversation with Canadian Consul General David Alward New Hampshire and Canada share a bilateral trade relationship worth over $6 billion, with over 39,000 jobs in NH directly related to trade with our northern neighbor.
Canada is not only NH’s #1 export market, close to 600,000 Canadians come to NH each year. Last year alone Canadian visitors spent over $117 million while in the Granite State.
We are very pleased and honored to present Canada's Consul General to New England, David Alward, who will discuss this unique relationship and the latest details of the new Canada/US/Mexico trade agreement.
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