Fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth.

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.

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Building Connecticut's Future

Fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth

We’re the leading voice for business at the State Capitol and before regulatory agencies, promoting policies that drive job creation, economic growth, a fiscally responsible state government, and a competitive business climate.


In 1815, with Connecticut’s infant economy threatened by export embargoes and British import dumping, a group of business leaders met in Middletown.

They set in motion 200 years of businesses working together, protecting and promoting the state’s rich legacy of ingenuity and innovation, pushing for government accountability, and fighting for fairness—whether on trade policy or taxes, regulations or healthcare costs.

That leadership role is testament to the commitment and energy of CBIA members and their willingness to champion change at the State Capitol, shape debate about Connecticut’s economic competitiveness, and fight for a better future for all.


CBIA is Connecticut’s largest business organization, with thousands of member companies, small and large, representing a diverse range of industries from every part of the state.



Strong advocacy and leadership at the State Capitol, protecting your interests and driving change.

Free, valuable, and timely resources and information helping your business grow and succeed.

Personal assistance from a team of professionals, providing you with experience and expertise across a broad range of issues and needs.

Money-saving, member-only products and services, including healthcare and employee benefits, energy purchasing, business services, home and auto insurance, HR Hotline, and more.

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Act today! CBIA is the best membership investment your company will make.

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Drive Change: Engage Your State Lawmakers

What's your vision for Connecticut? From economic growth to job creation, make sure your voice is heard. Reach out and let state lawmakers and officials know what you expect.

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Grow Business, Jobs, and Opportunities Here

CBIA is one of more than 80 business and community organizations supporting the CT20x17 campaign—building a better future for everyone.

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