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Celebrate CT! Annual Event 2018

Infinity Music Hall & Bistro
32 Front Street, Hartford

CERC's annual event, Celebrate CT!, which honors economic development successes throughout the state, will be held on the evening of Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Infinity Music Hall & Bistro 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
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Networking, buffet and cash bar
  • 6:00 -7:30 p.m. - Presentation and awards
  • 7:30 - Dessert


Online registration has ended. 
To register for CELEBRATE CT!, please call CERC at 860-571-7136.  Thank you. 

Celebrate CT! Will be Live Streamed!

If you are unable to join us in person, download the Loki app and get notified when the live stream begins!

The 2018 Celebrate CT! Award Honorees

  • Capital (Hartford) / Central (New Britain) Region
    Admill Machine
    Energy and Innovation Park
  • South Central (New Haven) Region
  • Southeastern (New London) Region
    Tylaska Marine & Aerospace
  • Lower CT River Valley (Middlesex) Region
    Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park / Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort
    Wesleyan University
  • Naugatuck Valley (Waterbury) Region
    Bad Sons Beer Company
    The Station Restaurant
  • Western (Fairfield-Danbury) Region
    Half Full Brewery
    Makery Coworking
  • Metropolitan (Bridgeport) Region
    PSEG Power Connecticut LLC
    Wade's Dairy, Inc.
  • Northeastern (Last Green Valley) Region
    Northeastern CT Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
    Westminster Tool Inc.
  • Northwestern Hills (Torrington) Region
    American Mural Project
    South Farms

The 2018 CELEBRATE CT! Sponsors

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

Platinum Sponsors



CT Department of Labor




Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsors


Fuss & O'Neill

Regional Water Authority

MetroHartford Alliance






Better Business Bureau (BBB)

BSC Group

Connecticut Economic Development Association

Connecticut Innovations / CTNext

CT Green Bank

CT Office of Tourism

Hartford Business Journal

Sandler Training

TD Bank

UCONN Office of Global Affairs

BDC Capital/New England Certified Development Corp.


Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

Connecticut Airport Authority

Connecticut Council of Small Towns

CT Main Street

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

Pullman & Comley

Sentry Commercial

The Business Council of Fairfield County

Winstanley Enterprises, LLC