MEDIA ADVISORY: Connecticut 2016 Economic Update – Friday, April 29

04.26.2016
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When Will Connecticut’s Economic Recovery Catch Up with the Rest of the Country?

Connecticut’s economy is seeing modest recovery and job growth, but downside risks from state budget deficits, tax hikes, and global conditions remain. How strongly will Connecticut grow, and where are the opportunities?
Find out at CBIA’s annual spring economic event.
Connecticut 2016 Economic Update
Friday, April 29
The Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville
Paul Quick, senior vice president & general manager of Connecticut operations, Frontier Communications, will deliver the keynote address.
Quick will discuss Frontier’s move to the state, where the telecom and cable industry is headed, and the real story with broadband.
The event also features two panel discussions.
Global, Regional, and Market Impacts on Connecticut’s Economy
Moderator: Pete Gioia, CBIA

  • Chris Ball, Ph.D., director, Central European Institute, Quinnipiac University
  • Jim Glassman, managing director & head economist, Chase Commercial Banking
  • Ryan Sweet, director of real-time economics, Moody’s Analytics

The Climate for Business Investment

  • Susan Coleman, professor of finance, Barney School of Business, University of Hartford
  • John J. Turgeon, CPA, HCS, partner, CohnReznick
  • Brian Flaherty, senior vice president, public policy, CBIA

This event is sponsored by Chase and CohnReznick.
Media wishing to attend the Connecticut 2016 Economic Update should contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957).


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. For more information, please email or call Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957).

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