Business & Real Estate

Tourism industry leaders to gather for annual conference

Tourism industry leaders will be gathering at the New Hampshire Governor's Conference on Tourism to explore "Innovations Around the Green" near Dartmouth College.

The conference from April 22-24 at the Hanover Inn will offer activities including a walking tour, exhibitors, a silent auction and educational workshops.

A keynote presentation about "human behavior hacks" will take place April 24.

Nancy Harhut, the chief creative officer at HBT Marketing in Boston, will deliver the presentation. She's known for her work looking at the intersection of behavioral science and marketing.

New Hampshire Travel Council co-chair Terri Wiltse says the industry brings more than 39 million visitors to the state each year who spend more than $5.5 billion.