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Connecticut Business Advantage 2014 Training & Matchmaker Event

Thank you to all who participated in making this year's Matchmaker another smashing success!

Check out photos from the 2014 event on facebook.The Matchmaker Conference offers an invaluable opportunity for small to large businesses interested in expanding their contracting opportunities.

The Matchmaker Event offers an invaluable opportunity for small to large businesses interested in expanding their contracting opportunities. At the event, small businesses meet with prime contractors, municipalities and government agencies to present their goods and services in a series of 10 minute one-on-one sessions.

Next year's event is tentatively 

At the conference, small businesses meet with prime contractors to present their goods and services in a series of 10 minute one-on-one sessions.

scheduled for:

Thursday, June 11, 2015
7 am - 3 pm
University of Hartford


  • Prime registration opens January 12, 2015
  • Small business registration opens May 1, 2015

To join the Entrepreneurial Center email list and receive event updates, click here.

2014 Prime Contractor List:

This process offers all involved a winning situation where companies identify potential partnerships quickly and efficiently.

Barr & Barr Inc.
Canberra Industries Inc
Carlin Construction Co, LLC
Cigna City of Bridgeport
City of Hartford
City of New Britain
City of New Haven
Connecticut Lottery Corporation
Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
CT Department of Transportation
DAS/Division of Construction Services
Delta Industries
Dimeo Construction
Elbit Systems of America, Kollsman
Enterprise Builders
General Dynamics Electric Boat
Global Montello Group Corp.
Kaman Aerospace
Lane Construction Corporation
Morganti Group Inc.
NAVFAC Public Works Dept.
New Haven Job Corps
Newfield Construction Inc.
Northeast Utilities
O&G Industries, Inc.
PAC Group
Pfizer, Inc.
Rolls Royce Marine North America, Inc.
Staples Advantage
Supervisor Ship Building
Sysco Foods
The Hartford
The Metropolitan District
Triumph Group
UConn Health Center
University of Connecticut
University of Hartford
US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District
US General Services Administration
UTC/ Buildings, Interiors & Systems
UTC/Hamilton Sundstrand
UTC/Pratt & Whitney
UTC/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp
Wesleyan University
Western CT State University
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Yale University

2014 Gold Sponsor:


2014 Bronze Sponsor:

Santander Bank is the Bronze Sponsor for 2014 Matchmaker event.

2014 Organizing Sponsors:

     EC logo        SBA logo        DAS logo        DECD logo          

            DOT logo              GSA logo        PTAP logo      SBDC logo

Win Government Contracts

The Connecticut Business Advantage Matchmaker Conference helps match small businesses with large contractors.

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