Lakes Congress


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We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Lakes Congress, brought to you by Grappone Automotive Group, and hosted by NH LAKES, will be held on Thursday, June 1, and Friday, June 2, along the beautiful shores of Meredith Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee.

Our 24th annual education, training, and networking event, will feature guest presenter Ron Guilmette, avid kayaker and author of The Islands of Winnipesaukee on the evening of Thursday, June 1, and keynote presenter Dr. Wallace ‘J.’ Nichols, author of New York Times Bestseller Blue Mind, on Friday, June 2.

This event is designed for lake enthusiasts, lake/natural resource stewards and managers, lake-related business leaders, and municipal and political leaders to exchange information, ideas and experiences, and introduce new approaches to help manage and protect our lakes.

Thursday, June 1 & Friday, June 2, 2017

Church Landing at Mills Falls, Meredith, NH

On-line registration is now open.

2017 Lakes Congress Agenda

To Register:

Registration Fees:

  • Thursday, June 1:
    • The Islands of Winnipesaukee (7:00 – 8:30 p.m.)
    • $5 per person (pre-registration required)
  • Friday, June 2
    • NH LAKES Individual Members: $60*
    • NH LAKES Non-Members: $75*
    • Students: $50*
    • *Note: There is an extra fee for the Combat Communications session and the Floating Classroom session.

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!


  • Winnipesaukee Ballroom Sponsors:
    • The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation
    • Lovett-Woodsum Family Fund at the Boston Foundation



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Check out our previous Lakes Congress events!

2016 Lakes Congress

2015 Lakes Congress