international business center

MetroHartford Alliance Events

April 1

Get HYPEd at Black Bear Saloon with Community Collection

April 9

HYPE - CTYP Happy Hour at Dave & Buster's

April 12

HYPE Book Club - The Children Act

April 14

HYPE CEO After Hours with Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

April 15

Meet & Mingle Hosted by Red Thread 4/15/15

International Business

For international businesses looking to create a presence in Connecticut, we help you test your market potential and evaluate site locations throughout our Region while providing short-term, complimentary office space and a U.S. mailing address.

The Right Resources for Your Business

  • Financial service experts, including bankers, lawyers, accountants, etc.
  • Immigration assistance for executives, employees and their families
  • Site selection assistance and location tours
  • Introductions to local and state officials for incentives, permitting and more
  • Logistics services, including warehousing, transportation and customs brokerage

The Right Resources for Your Family

  • Connections to other executives and their families from your home country
  • Real estate agents to find the right home and schools
  • Rich cultural and leisure opportunities in New England

Doing Business in the Hartford Region

The Hartford Region provides invaluable access to North American markets. More than 33 percent of the U.S. population and 68 percent of the Canadian population is located within 800 kilometers.

  • Excellent transportation infrastructure through Bradley International Airport and the intersections of New England’s major highways
  • World-class fiber optic technology
  • Foreign Trade Zone
  • Strong, diversified economy of insurance and financial services; aerospace/precision machining; and health care and biomedical devices
  • Highly productive and educated workforce

How the Hartford Region Ranks

  • 4th  in gross domestic product per capita in the world
  • 2nd in U.S. patents issued per capita
  • 3rd in labor productivity in the world
  • 3rd in the nation in readiness for the knowledge-based economy
  • Top 6% of North American regions for the arts

Major Corporations Call the Hartford Region Home

Several hundred of the world’s leading corporations are headquartered and do business in the Hartford Region, capitalizing on the vibrant business environment and the arts and culture the area offers.

Contact Us

Find out how your company can prosper in the Hartford Region. Call Rebecca Nolan, Vice President, Business Development, at 1.860.525.4451, ext. 280, or email her at