Connecticut Business Day 2018

Date(s) - 03/14/2018
Time(s): 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Legislative Office Building
Address: 300 Capitol Avenue Hartford CT 06106

Join hundreds of business leaders at this annual event.


Legislators need to hear from the business community as they look to help employers grow the economy and create more jobs. This is your chance to have your voice heard.

The morning begins with a plenary session, followed by breakouts that give you an opportunity to meet with lawmakers to discuss issues that impact you as a business owner in Connecticut.


8:30 am: Check-in & networking (Room 2D)

9 am – 10:15 am: Speaking program (Room 2C)

  • Gov. Dan Malloy
  • Members of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth

10:15 am – 10:30 am: Networking break

11 am – 12 pm: Breakout discussions

  • Fiscal Policy (Room 2B)
  • Labor & Workforce Development (2A)
  • Transportation (Room 2E)

Thanks to support from chambers of commerce and other business and trade groups, this event is free of charge.

Make sure to plan ahead for parking. Here are some options.

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For more information, contact CBIA’s Adam Ney at 860.244.1933 or

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