- ‘Tis the Season. “Mindfulness and Father Christmas” Highlights December TechWomen Power BreakfastNovember 22, 2016 - 2:39 pm
The New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council) will host its last TechWomen Power Breakfast of the year on Wednesday, December 14 from 7:30 to 9 am at the Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road in Bedford. The program, “Mindfulness and Father Christmas,” will be presented by Dr. Annabel Beerel, an organizational consultant who will discuss strategies to reduce anxiety during one of the most hectic and frenzied times of the year. Read more.
- NH High Tech Council Announces Entrepreneur Forum Expert Panelists for December 7 EventNovember 21, 2016 - 1:49 pm
On Wednesday, December 7, Laconia-based Orion Entrance Control, Inc., an American manufacturer of robust turnstile and entrance control solutions, will share its company story, opportunities and challenges with a group of hand-selected experts and a live audience to gain valuable feedback and advice. That’s the format of the Entrepreneur Forum, one of the marquee events run by the New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council). Event organizers are excited to share the group of accomplished professionals who will make up the panel of experts that will be lending their experience to the event. Read more.
- Defining New Hampshire’s Tech EcosystemNovember 18, 2016 - 10:30 am
Even though New Hampshire is a small state in terms of size and population, we have a large and active non-commercial sector that serves and supports many technology causes and affinity groups. New ones form regularly and like the private sector, there are occasional mergers and acquisitions. This creates continual opportunities for partnerships and a need to regularly evaluate the landscape. Read more.
- Getting the Message Out – Great tech jobs and environment in New HampshireNovember 18, 2016 - 10:29 am
Okay, it’s finally happening. National stories about New Hampshire as a great place to work are being placed, read, liked and forwarded. On November 4, the Wall Street Journal called out four cities that they described as “the new silicon cities.” Manchester was included with Birmingham, Alabama, Eugene, Oregon, and Richmond, Virginia. Pretty good company for an old mill town! Read more.
- Now we know the players in Concord – help us write the playbookNovember 18, 2016 - 10:27 am
For the Council, we are always working towards and planning for the next legislative session. Whether it’s regarding issues held over from a past session, working on a new legislative concept, or working towards a collaborative approach with other trade organizations, or briefing new legislators or candidates about the Council’s important work here, we are never far away from the next round of legislative work. However, there is always the mindset to “wait for the election results” during any election cycle before finalizing plans, that was certainly true for this round. Read more.
- Community College System of NH and Registered Apprenticeships for Workforce DevelopmentNovember 18, 2016 - 10:23 am
The recent news that The Community College System of NH (CCSNH) has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the US Department of Labor to enhance Registered Apprenticeship opportunities within the information technology, healthcare and manufacturing sectors is welcome news for workforce development in New Hampshire. Read more.
- 2017 Health Care OutlookNovember 18, 2016 - 10:21 am
For too long, our health care system has been preoccupied with treating episodes of illness and paying for it on a fee for service basis. The result has been runaway health care costs that far exceed inflation. At Harvard Pilgrim, we are asking – doesn’t it make more sense to work together with physicians and hospitals to keep residents of New Hampshire healthy? Read more.