Connecticut Small Business Summit

Join other CT small business leaders, Monday April 22nd from 9am-2pm at the Mystic Marriott Hotel.

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Join other small business owners at the CT Small Business Summit. A one-day event full of networking, food, panel discussions, free 1-on-1 consulting, and more. Don't miss your opportunity to take part, register today.

What makes the CT Small Business Summit so special?

The CT Small Business Summit was created to help support the CT small business community.

To provide a place for Connecticut’s small business leaders to confidently discuss current trends and challenges. An opportunity to collaborate with other small businesses, get help, and make connections.

Where small business leaders come together once a year to strengthen Connecticut’s small business community as a whole.

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Keynote speakers

Congressman Joe Courtney was elected in 2006 to represent the Second Congressional District of Connecticut in the House of Representatives. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Congressman Joe Courtney

United States Representative

Congressman Joe Courtney was elected in 2006 to represent the Second Congressional District of Connecticut in the House of Representatives. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

A pioneer in the women's entrepreneurial ecosystem movement. She is a devoted and passionate catalyst for economic equity, justice, and inclusion for women. For nearly 30 years, she has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a path to economic independence for women.

Fran Pastore

Founder and CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council

A pioneer in the women's entrepreneurial ecosystem movement. She is a devoted and passionate catalyst for economic equity, justice, and inclusion for women. For nearly 30 years, she has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a path to economic independence for women.

Fran Pastore

Founder and CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council

A pioneer in the women's entrepreneurial ecosystem movement. She is a devoted and passionate catalyst for economic equity, justice, and inclusion for women. For nearly 30 years, she has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a path to economic independence for women.

A pioneer in the women's entrepreneurial ecosystem movement. She is a devoted and passionate catalyst for economic equity, justice, and inclusion for women. For nearly 30 years, she has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a path to economic independence for women.

Schedule

The full schedule of events for the 2024 CT Small Business Summit.

9:00 am
Registration Begins: Breakfast & General Networking
9:30 am
Welcome Message & Keynote Speaker
10:10 am
Break
10:20 am
Panel Breakout Session #1
Healthy business priorities—how health and wellness offerings can benefit your bottom line.
When it comes to health and wellness offerings, the cost of implementation is one of the first things small business owners consider. However, the financial impact of employee sick days and callouts can be just as costly. During this panel discussion, we will cover how health and wellness-related issues impact revenue and what to consider when evaluating options.

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Walking the walk and talking the talk - marketing and community impact.
How do you measure your brand’s success? Looking to create more community impact or build genuine relationships? This brand management panel covers all this and more, including current trends, social media, engaging with your customers, and other marketing topics.
11:05 am
Break
11:15 am
Panel Breakout Session #2
The bottom line - accessing capital and small business finance.
Learn to gain access to capital and better understand your small business finances. This session covers everything from tax credits and grants to forecasting and balance sheet management, so you can improve your bottom line.
12:15 pm
Break
12:30 pm
Keynote Speaker & Lunch
1:15 pm
Speed Networking Vendor Expo

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Don’t miss the opportunity. Join the Connecticut Small Business Summit.

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For questions or to become a CT Small Business Summit partner, contact Jessi Ewart.

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