Regional Survey Results Released October 17 at Stamford Conference

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) and the Stamford Chamber of Commerce will release the results of the 2011 Fairfield County Business Survey on Monday, October 17 at the Economic Outlook conference in Stamford.

The biennial survey, published in partnership with BlumShapiro and TD Bank, identifies issues and trends within the region's economic, fiscal, and regulatory climates.

Complete survey results will be distributed at the conference, scheduled for 12.30pm at the Stamford Marriott Hotel, 243 Tresser Boulevard. CBIA economist Pete Gioia and Jack Condlin, the Stamford chamber president and CEO, will be available to the media at the event.

Christine Cumming, first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will discuss the Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey economies at the conference.

Media wishing to attend the event should contact CBIA's Joe Budd (860.244.1951;


CBIA is Connecticut's largest business organization, with 10,000 member companies. For more information, please contact Joe Budd (860.244.1951;

The Stamford Chamber of Commerce is the largest business group in southwestern Connecticut, representing more than 1,600 firms, and works to advance the city's civic and economic vitality. For more information, visit

BlumShapiro is the largest regional accounting, tax, and business consulting firm based in New England, with offices in West Hartford and Shelton, CT, and Rockland, MA. For more information about BlumShapiro, visit

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 7.4 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services. For more information about TD Bank, visit