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Why Connecticut?

Connecticut - the Gateway to New England- is conveniently located between New York City and Boston, MA, approximately 2 hours either direction.

* By Land...The state is easily accessible by car with 3 interstate highways, I-95, I-84 and I-91 running north, south east & west. Amtrak and Metro North offers frequent rail service.

* By Air...Air service is available by 5 major airports: Bradley International (BDL) 34 non stop flights including Canada, Mexico, Dublin & Scotland

* Access... Within a 300 miles radius, CT has access to over 23 million people- ideal for for attendance building, sponsorship and exhibitor participation.

* History & Culture...From Colonial times to the present, Connecticut has been a popular gathering place and we take pride in our long history of hosting meetings, conventions and sporting events.

* City, Country Coast...Our unique blend of urban centers, coupled with waterfront, country and casino resort settings, offer a diverse selection of meeting venues. For groups of up to 3,500, we offer the CT Convention Center, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun. For a lesser number of attendees, the options are in the hundreds of hotels, resorts & conference centers and unique venues, state-wide.

* Wine & Dine: Dining on lobster next to a 19th century lighthouse, cruising on the Long Island Sound or on one of our many rivers, taking a Ferrari for a spin on a racetrack and blending your own bottle of wine, are just a few examples of a memorable Connecticut experience your attendees can enjoy.

* Engage & Entertain... Team building programs that incorporate, the great outdoors, food, wine and art make the process both fun and beneficial.

* Experience...Both the CT Convention & Sports Bureau and its Connecticut team of industry professionals strive to be current with trends and raise the bar when it comes to the level of service and quality of product we offer. One of the few Statewide DMO's, our goal is to find the perfect match for your next event in Connecticut.

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