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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Driving growth, promoting business

CBIA is the leading voice for business in the state, representing thousands of member companies, small and large, across a diverse range of industries.

We fight to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth: driving change, shaping legislative and regulatory policy, and promoting collaboration between the private and public sectors.


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. CBIA-Company-Size_PIE


Powerful, dynamic leadership and advocacy at the state Capitol, driving policies that promote a globally competitive business climate. Valuable resources, information, and professional assistance, sharing expertise and best practices across a broad range of issues to help companies compete, grow, and succeed. Innovative, high-value products and member services, including insurance and employee benefits, business and HR resources, energy purchasing solutions, and more. It's a great business decision. Here's an example of how your company can realize a 937% return on a $787* membership investment. CBIA ROI 2020*Membership dues are based on a company's annual Connecticut payroll. See our dues schedule for more information.

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