The Gateway to New England is conveniently located between New York City and Boston, approximately 2 1/2 hours either direction.

Choose Connecticut

Accessible, affordable, attractions & activities make Connecticut an ideal choice for meetings in the Northeast. The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau will assist in finding the perfect site for your Meeting, Convention, Sports Event or Social Gathering.

Connecticut is easily accessible by car with three interstate highways, I-95, I-84 and I-91 running north, south, east & west. Amtrak and Metro-North offer frequent rail service while CTtransit has an extensive map of bus routes that connects our entire state. Air service is available by five airports, of which Bradley International Airport (BDL) is the largest, and proudly offers nonstop access to many popular domestic and international destinations that include Canada, Mexico and Dublin.


Getting Here

Learn about all the ways your attendees can get to and around Connecticut.     read more

Regions & Maps

In Connecticut we have it all: city, country and coast! Get to know each region.    read more

What's your Event?

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau partners with a unique blend of large and small venues from Convention Centers to quaint boutique hotels located in the city, country or coast. Choose a venue based on your type of event!

Our Clients

At the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau, we’ve helped numerous clients host their meeting in Connecticut. Hear what some of our clients have to say about working with us!

Getting your attendees here is the first step. We know today, more than ever, they want activities, adventure and education. There's an entire state for you and your attendees to discover off-site adventures! There is some much to do in Connecticut, check out just a few of those things here.

Once you think you have a handle on the basics, give us a call and we'll help you get down to the business of planning. Click below to upload your RFP, or complete and submit the RFP form. The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau staff are ready to review and recommend the best Connecticut venues for your event.