The University of Hartford will host the CT Business Matchmaker 2018 Thursday, June 14 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT.
The high-energy networking event connects small businesses and contractors with large companies and agencies during a fast-paced series of 10-minute one-on-one interviews.
“Bringing together large companies and agencies with small businesses in the fast-paced Matchmaker environment creates the spark for emerging relationships that will fuel the state’s economy,” said Fred Wergeles, Director of the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center.
INVALUABLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
CT Business Matchmaker 2018 will offer an invaluable opportunity for small business owners to expand their contracting relationships. During the event, small businesses will present their products and services to potential customers in a series of 10- minute, one-on-one interviews with Primes. All Prime participants—including state and federal agencies, large corporations, municipalities, and educational institutions—come to the event with business needs they are seeking to fill.
At the event, small businesses meet with primes (including large and medium-sized companies, municipalities, government agencies, and educational institutions) to present their products and services in a series of 10-minute one-on-one interviews. This winning process enables primes and small businesses to quickly identify potential partnerships.
SPONSORS AND PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS
Gold Sponsors of CT Business Matchmaker 2017 include:
- Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program
- The MetroHartford Alliance
- The Metropolitan District
About The University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center
The University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center provides training for new and expanding small businesses, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs, throughout Connecticut. Part of the nationally renowned Barney School of Business, the Entrepreneurial Center helps small business owners and employees gain the business skills needed to succeed in the marketplace through business advising, technical assistance, educational programs, and networking events. The Women’s Business Center, which specializes in serving women in business, is the largest initiative of the Entrepreneurial Center.