Manufacturing Summit in Laconia to Focus on Sector’s Education-related Needs
(Washington – April 26, 2012) Representative Frank Guinta (R, NH-01) is hosting an important Manufacturing Summit in Laconia next week. It will be the second of three such events around the First Congressional District as part of his ongoing “Getting Granite Staters Back to Work” jobs initiative.
The summit will run from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 at Lakes Region Community College, 379 Belmont Road in Laconia. Representative Guinta will listen as manufacturers, business leaders and economic development officials detail what steps are needed to promote and maintain manufacturing jobs in New Hampshire over the coming decade. The Laconia summit follows on the first event in the series held in Portsmouth on April 11th.
“Manufacturers repeatedly tell me Congress can help them by cutting red tape, stopping intrusive government regulation and ending Washington’s out-of-control spending,” Guinta explained. “In addition, they also need a workforce with the technical know-how to carry their industry well into the 21st Century. It’s important for the manufacturing sector and educators to work together in order to meet this pressing need.”
The third and final Manufacturing Summit is planned for June 13th in Manchester. Information gathered during all three events will be used to guide Rep. Guinta’s effort to develop a plan for assisting job creation and retention in this sector of New Hampshire’s economy.
The summit meeting is open to the news media.