Welcome to Hartford

Hartford is a destination purposely built for meetings. The spectacular Connecticut Convention Center, 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 event 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. Additionally, Bradley International Airport, which was recently named the nation’s third best airfield by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, is only 15 miles from Hartford. Bradley serves the top airline carriers in the U.S. with 200 daily flights—34 are nonstop routes. The Bradley Flyer bus provides quick and easy access to Hartford seven days a week, with a convenient stop directly in front of the Connecticut Convention Center.



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! Catch a UCONN Hockey, women’s basketball, or men’s basketball game or a Hartford Wolfpack hockey game at the XL Center. During the summer months, you can see the Hartford Yard Goats baseball team at the award-winning Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The Yard Goats, which play in the Eastern League, are the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. 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.