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Pete Gioia, CBIA vice president and economist, announces the results of the 2017 Hartford-New Haven-Springfield Business Survey on Wednesday, October 18 at the 2017 State of the Union Conference in Springfield, Massachusetts.

2017 State of the Union Conference
Wednesday, October 18, 7:30 am–12 pm
Springfield’s Renovated Union Station (55 Frank B. Murray Street, Springfield)

Gioia delivers the results at 9:15 am. The biennial survey covers a variety of regional business issues including economic conditions, growth prospects, transportation concerns, workforce development challenges, and more.

Gioia will be available to discuss the survey results prior to his presentation. To arrange a pre-speech interview at the event, please contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957 or 860.910.8194).


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).