Employer Conferences Show How to Get Help

The Connecticut Department of Labor is hosting several STEP-Up Employer Conferences throughout the state to show businesses how they take advantage of the state’s Subsidized Training and Employment (STEP) program, the Small Business Express program, and other state tax incentives and credits.

Here’s the schedule--pre-registration is encouraged, and can be done by calling the listed contact for the conference:


Tuesday, June 3 | Double Tree By Hilton – Oaks Ballroom

42 Century Drive, Bristol

Contact: Janice Albert 860-827-6207


Thursday, June 5 | Western CT State University – Center Ballroom

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury

Contact: Michelle Caffe 203-437-3308

East Hartford

Wednesday, June 11 | Goodwin College – Main Campus Auditorium

1 Riverside Drive, East Hartford

Contact: Mark Polzella  860-256-3699


Thursday, June 12 | University of CT Torrington Branch

855 University Drive, Torrington

Contact: Michelle Caffe 203-437-3308


Thursday, June 19 | Simsbury High School Auditorium

34 Farm Village Road, Simsbury

Contact: Mark Polzella  860-256-3699


Tuesday, June 24 | Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike, Norwich

Contact: Nancy Watson 860-439-7605


Thursday, June 26 | Four Points by Sheraton

275 Research Parkway, Meriden


Registration for each event begins at 7:00, and the conference will last from 8:00-10:30.

Visit DOL’s website for more information, or contact CBIA’s Eric Gjede at 860.244.1931 or eric.gjede@cbia.com.