Welcome to Hartford

Hartford is a destination purposely built for meetings. The connected Connecticut Convention Center and Hartford Marriott, easy access from the airport and the highway, and a free downtown circulator shuttle leaves you with more time to meet, explore and connect in this vibrant redeveloped downtown.

This is Hartford and this will be your best American Baptist Churches Biennial Mission Summit yet!


Hartford: Defy Expectations



Top Five Reasons to Meet in Hartford

The Connecticut Convention Center

For more than 10 years this stunning facility has been shaped into the perfect space for thousands of events. Combining ample meeting space with visually stunning touches, unparalleled service, and an award-winning in-house catering team the Center is the premier meeting destination in the Northeast.



On Route to Hartford

Located mid-way between New York City & Boston getting to Hartford couldn’t be easier whether you’re flying, driving or taking the train. Bradley International Airport is only 15 miles from downtown and serves the top carriers in the U.S. with direct flights to over 30 cities, including a new non-stop flight to Dublin.



Checking In?

Hartford offers a variety of full-service hotel brands including the connected Hartford Marriott Downtown. Hartford features 1,400 hotel rooms with the downtown area.


 A Night on the Town

All work and no play? Not in Hartford! Enjoy tantalizing bites as over 40 local restaurants, see a show as one of the nation’s leading resident theatres or do some shopping at one of five premier shopping center nearby. Or better yet, do it all!



Walkable, Compact Downtown

Restaurants, entertainment and world-class attractions are easily accessible for attendees and guests with the free Hartford dash shuttle. Plus, the newly completed convention district, Front Street is less than 500 feet from the front door of the Center.