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The Connecticut Economy


Friday, September 7, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

The Connecticut Economy

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CBIA/HABE Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
Non Member Ended $100.00 $0.00
Table of 10 Ended $650.00 $0.00

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Presented by CBIA, the Hartford Area Business Economists, and the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford

Sponsored by BlumShapiro, CL&P/Yankee Gas, Cablevision & Comcast

  • What are the challenges to doing business in Connecticut?
  • When will we see a sustained economic recovery?
  • How do decisions by the state legislature affect local businesses?
  • What industries are adding jobs?
  • What do you need to know to take advantage of the changing economy?

Join us September 7 and get answers to those questions and more from top economic and business experts.

    • Keynote Speaker: Ryan Sweet, Senior Economist, U.S. Macroeconomics Team, Moody’s Analytics
    • Featured Economists: Experts from the Hartford Area Business Economists (HABE) on how Connecticut can support economic and job growth
      • Dr. Steven P. Lanza, Executive Editor, The Connecticut Economy, A University of Connecticut Quarterly Review
      • Nicholas S. Perna, Ph.D., Economic Advisor to Webster Bank
      • Dr. Susan Coleman, Professor of Finance, Barney School of Business, University of Hartford
      • Alissa K. DeJonge, Director of Research, Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc.
      • Moderator: Peter M. Gioia, Vice President and Economist, CBIA
    • Panel discussion: The UMass Donahue Institute report, Connecting Connecticut: Cable’s Impact on the State’s Economy
      • Charles M. Davidson, Director of the Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute at New York Law School
      • Martin Romitti, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness; former Director of Economic and Public Policy Research at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute
      • Bruce Leichtman, President and Principal Analyst, Leichtman Research Group, Inc.
      • William Check, Senior Vice President, Technology and Science, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • You’ll also receive a free copy of the 2012 Survey of Connecticut Businesses, sponsored by BlumShapiro and presented by Tom DeVitto, Chief Marketing Officer, BlumShapiro.


Tune to WFSB Channel 3 or WTIC 1080 for cancellations due to inclement weather.

Have questions about The Connecticut Economy? Contact CBIA

When & Where

The Sheraton Rocky Hill
100 Capital Boulevard
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
, 06067

Friday, September 7, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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