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Meet In Connecticut: Regional Breakdown

Connecticut has five unique Regions that will amaze you in all four seasons, from city, country or coast!

You’ll learn that Connecticut has so much diversity to offer to your meetings and events. Each region has big or small spaces, independent or brand hotels, boutiques, shining new and historic old venues to accomodate any type of event.

Everyone has New England on their bucket list - let’s help get your attendees here!
 

Meetings in Connecticut by Region

  • Greater Hartford/River Valley

    Greater Hartford

    Our capital city of Hartford is home to Bradley International Airport, and offers a variety of hotels and unique venues along the charming Connecticut River.

    Key Features of Region:

    • Downtown Hartford’s bustling business center has local flavor dining & entertainment within walking distance
    • Dash shuttle  is a FREE Circulator that gets your attendees moved around downtown hotels, and attractions
    • Historic attractions and Art museums throughout the region

     

    Major Venues Include:

    • Connecticut Convention Center
    • XL Center
    • Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field
    • Dunkin’ Donuts Park (Stadium)

     

    Largest Floor Space: 140,000 sq. ft.  

    Largest Ballroom Space: 40,000 sq. ft.

    11,300 Hotel Rooms including 1,100 in Downtown Hartford

  • Greater New Haven

    Greater New Haven

    Where art meets culture & education within a boutique city center accessible via numerous transportation modes.

    Key Features of Region:

    • Historic downtown
    • Diverse culinary experiences and World renowned Theatres
    • Boating, beaches and nightlife

     

    Major Venues Include: 

    • Omni New Haven at Yale
    • Yale University & Conference Center
    • Toyota Oakdale Theatre

     

    Largest Ballroom Space:  9,200 sq. ft.

    4,000+ Hotel Rooms

  • Mystic Country

    Mystic County

    Countryside or waterfront resorts, hotels and casinos right on the border of Rhode Island and only 90 minutes from Boston.

    Key Features of Region:

    • World-Class resorts, boutique inns and quaint shoreline villages
    • Maritime history, museums and aquarium highlights water-based activities

     

    Major Venues Include:

    • Mystic Marriott
    • Mohegan Sun
    • Foxwoods Resort Casino
    • Gampel Pavilion

     

    Largest Floor Space: 112,000 sq. ft.  

    Largest Ballroom Space: 47,500 sq. ft.

    9,600 Hotel Rooms

  • Fairfield County

    Fairfield County

    Just 35 miles from Manhattan, this region offers a unique blend of New York City cool and New England charm.

    Key Features of Region:

    • On the Long Island Sound with numerous boutique properties
    • Home to eight of the State’s 13 Fortune 500 companies

     

    Major Venues Include:

    • Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
    • Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa
    • Crowne Plaza Stamford
    • Chelsea Piers Connecticut
    • Webster Bank Arena

     

    Largest Floor Space: 80,000 sq. ft.

    Largest Ballroom Space: 10,240 sq. ft.

    5,900+ Hotel Rooms

  • Litchfield Hills

    Litchfield Hills

    Picturesque region featuring rolling hills with antique shops, art galleries, historic homes and post-card worthy small towns.

    Key Features of Region:

    • Spectacular fall foliage, antique trails, quaint town greens and quintessential New England historic architecture
    • Nestled in the foothills of Western Massachusetts Berkshire Mountains

     

    Major Venues Include:

    • Crowne Plaza Danbury
    • Winvian Farm
    • Ethan Allen Hotel
    • The Heritage Hotel, Golf, Spa & Conference Center
    • Hilton Garden Inn Danbury

     

    Largest Ballroom Space: 5,355 sq. ft.

    3,000+ Hotel Rooms

Affordable, accessible and an ideal option for your meeting in the Northeast.

Few destinations can offer the variety of hotels, proximity to major regional populations, transportation infrastructure and overall manageability that we can. Connecticut abounds with hotel meeting space of all sizes for any type of event.

Looking for more specific venue information? Search for it here.

 

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