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University of Hartford

 

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Company/Organization

Entrepreneurial Center & Women's Business Center

 

City/Town

Hartford & East Hartford

 

Describe your event (<500 characters)

The CT Business Matchmaker annual event provides a one-day venue for small businesses to identify potential partnerships with companies and agencies that subcontract services and supplies. Connections are made quickly during a series of 10-minute one-on-one interviews. The 2020 event is coming May 28!

 

What are the coolest, most popular features of your event? (<500 characters)

The format offers a "speed-dating" experience for small businesses to find potential contracting opportunities and for large companies/agencies to diversify their contractor lists.

 

What impact did your event make is 2019? (<500 characters)

Over 150 small businesses met with 40 companies and agencies to create connections. Of the small business attendees, 35% were minority-owned, 42%were women-owned, and 10% veteran-owned.

 

What people are saying about CT Business Matchmaker ...

 10th annual event - over 300 participants in a one-day program to bring large and small businesses together. Speed-dating format to enable small, disadvantaged companies to meet with larger firms looking to diversify their vendor base.  

Fred Wergeles

 

 


 


 

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