Our primary mission is to promote economic vitality in Belknap County and the Lakes Region.
Belknap EDC’s strategic goals are:
Retain and attract young talent.
Support creative entrepreneurs.
Enhance workforce development programs.
Be a pro-active catalyst, partner, investor, and/or owner in property development that enhances quality of place or economic opportunity in Belknap County.
The Belknap EDC envisions the Colonial Theater as the ultimate center for all civic performances, performing arts clubs and third party organizations to hold, host and drive cultural arts, community events, and professional performances into our community. With the revitalization, the City of Laconia and Belknap County will provide one of the largest indoor performing arts stages in NH, generating jobs and economic stability for generations to come.