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Celebrate CT! Annual Event

The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

CERC's annual event, Celebrate CT!, which honors economic development successes throughout the state, will be held on the evening of Thursday, November 30, 2017 at The Bushnell in Hartford. The evening celebration will feature a review of recent accomplishments from across the state, awards recognizing top people, organizations and initiatives, and networking opportunities for participants to connect to others who have a similar goal of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment.


  • 4:30 p.m. - Registration opens
  • 5-6 p.m. - Networking, buffet and cash bar
  • 6-7:30 p.m. - Presentation and awards
  • 7:30 - Dessert

Online registration has ended.  To register for Celebrate CT!, please contact CERC at 850.571.7137.

The 2017 CELEBRATE CT! Award Honorees

  • Capital (Hartford) Region
    Joining Technologies
    UConn Hartford Campus
  • Central (New Britain) Region 
    Alvarium Beer Company
    Jasko Development LLC
  • South Central (New Haven) Region 
    Stony Creek Brewery 
    Mike Freda, Town of North Haven
  • Southeastern (New London) Region 
    Beer’d Brewing 
    Sean Nugent, Preston Riverwalk
  • Lower CT River Valley (Middlesex) Region
    Goodspeed Musicals 
    Pegasus Manufacturing
  • Naugatuck Valley (Waterbury) Region 
    Basement Systems 
    Bristol Centre Square Project
  • West (Fairfield - Danbury) Region 
    BRT General Corporation 
    Ferguson Library (1 Million Cups)
    Inspira Marketing Group
  • Metropolitan(Bridgeport) Region 
    Corvus Capital Partners LLC 
    Future Health Care Systems
  • Northeastern (Last Green Valley) Region 
    Heirloom Food Company 
    Thompson Branding Plan
  • Northwestern Hills (Torrington) Region 
    Hurley Manufacturing
    Whiting Mills

The 2017 CELEBRATE CT! Sponsors

CelebrateCT! is made possible thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Farmington Bank

Fuss & O'Neill

Hartford Business Journal

Regional Water Authority

Robinson + Cole

Winstanley Enterprises



City of Norwalk Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce
City of Stamford Metro-Hartford Alliance
Community Investment Corporation Murtha Cullina
CT Academy of Science and Engineering New England Real Estate Journal
CT Airport Authority REX Development
CT Data Collaborative Sandler Training
CT Economic Development Association seCTer
CT Innovations Sentry Commercial
CT Main Street TD Bank
Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce The Business Council of Fairfield County