The Big Connect
Build your Network to Grow your Business


Gain Business Insight and Meet the New Players in the Market: The Big Connect is one of the state’s premier business-to-business events. Each year, the one-day Expo draws several thousand quality people and promises to be even better with an impressive lineup of speakers and new opportunities to build business connections.

The Expo is produced and managed by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce staff, and a group of dedicated volunteers from the business community.

The Big Connect features a full day of educational seminars that focus on the latest digital and social trends, lessons learned from experts about cultivating business partnerships, supporting business development, as well as over 60 exhibitors. Top attractions include the 3rd annual Nonprofit Stars Align Award Breakfast, The Big Taste, which offers a tasty sampling of Greater New Haven’s finest restaurants, and the Big Bash networking happy hour with music, cocktails, and a company showcase of New Haven area start-ups!