LR Chamber Holding Info Meetings for Trip to China in Spring 2014

LACONIA —  If a trip to China is on your bucket list, the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Beijing and Shanghai, China in the Spring of 2014. To learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunity, join the Chamber for an informal meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at the Chamber Office, 383 South Main Street in Laconia at either 11 a.m. or 5:30 pm.

The 9-day trip is scheduled from April 2 to April 10, 2014 with a cost of $2,500 per person including airfare from JFK Airport, 4-Star hotel accommodations, three meals per day, ground transportation with guided tours in China. The points of interest include The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Beijing and Shanghai.

"Seats are limited and filling up fast. Having experienced this trip in March with other chamber executives from across New England, I am pleased to offer this travel opportunity to our community," states Karmen Gifford, Executive Director of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

"The trip offers an amazing chance to travel the People's Republic of China, the world's most populous country with a population of over 1.35 billion. The tours explore fascinating old culture, the changes to new modern culture and insight into the world's fastest growing major economy. For those interested in learning more about business in China, a business conference can be set up including industry talks."

Information will include itinerary, trip registration forms, visa applications, optional tours and shopping directory as well as question and answers. Register to attend the information meeting by contacting the Chamber at 603-524-5531 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Be sure to indicate if you plan to attend the morning or evening presentation. Space is limited, registration is strongly encouraged.

The mission of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is to create value for members through collaboration and education that promotes an engaged community and thriving economy for the businesses in the Lakes Region. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 603-524-5531, visit the web at or find them on Facebook.