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“2017 Mizuno New England Winterfest Volleyball Tournament” Expands to Two Weekends – Bringing Over 14,000 to Greater Hartford

  In 2010, the New England Region Volleyball Association (NERVA) brought its “Mizuno New England Winterfest Volleyball Tournament” to the Connecticut Convention Center, holding it over the January Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend and attracting thousands of female athletes from across the Northeast. Since that first year, the demand…
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Connecticut Convention Center Donated $4,500 to Local Charities

The associates of the Connecticut Convention Center donated $1,500 to three different area charities at a recent associate luncheon.  The Connecticut Convention Center team selected charities that were meaningful to them and their community.  The funds presented to Talk About Curing Autism, Leaps of Faith Water Ski Club, and Educated…
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Connect New England is the Start of Something Great

The inaugural Connect New England took place June 22-24 in Hartford, Connecticut, at the Connecticut Convention Center. The reverse-style trade show for association, sports and corporate planners hosted 100 industry professionals for one-on-one appointments. Feedback from the show has been extremely positive. “I attend many trade shows, and this show…
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Connecticut’s Convention & Hospitality Industry Welcomes the Inaugural “Connect New England” Trade Show to Hartford

This week, Downtown Hartford will be the site of the first-ever “Connect New England.” The prestigious appointment-only trade show will bring together the most active planners, suppliers and experts in association, sports and specialty meetings who focus on New England destinations for their meetings and events. The private event will…
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New England Region Volleyball Association Brings Additional 7,000 Attendees to Hartford in 2017

The New England Region Volleyball Association (NERVA) announced it will expand its Mizuno New England Winterfest Tournament at the Connecticut Convention Center (CTCC) beginning in 2017. NERVA will add an additional weekend from Friday, January 6, 2017 through Sunday, January 8, 2017 to the tournament which is expected to add…
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Local Hartford Companies to Raise Corporate Flags in Support of Downtown District

Capital Region Development Authority Launches Mike Peters’ Bridge Flag Beautification Program   WHAT:   Capital Region Development Authority and local companies will show their support of the Capital City downtown district by raising their company flags on the Mike Peters’ Bridge as part of a new flag beautification program. During…
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