Other Events

Several exciting events not affiliated with the MetroHartford Alliance are taking place in the Hartford Region!  Find out what’s happening and discover the cultural and entertainment riches of the area.

  1. Southern New England Chapter of the Project Management Institute Conference

    Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 25
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The Southern New England Chapter of the Project Management Institute presents its 12th Annual Professional Development Day for the project management profession. Offering keynote speakers, breakout sessions across multiple tracks, and workshops for in-depth learning, attendees can earn up to 10.5 PDUs. Click here for more information.
  2. Connecticut Science Center STEM Achievement Awards

    Tuesday, April 25
    Connecticut Science Center
    250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    7:30-9:30am


    Our Women in Science Committee and STEM Awards Committee had the privilege of reviewing the significant accomplishments of all of our award finalists as well as the challenge of selecting the honorees in each category. The committees were humbled and inspired by the work being done by Connecticut individuals and organizations in the service of STEM, STEM education, and the participation of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math. Click here for more information.
  3. CT Export Week Webinar | Market Research – New to Export

    OE CT ExportTuesday, April 25
    Webinar
    10:00-11:00am

    Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut District Export Council to learn how to conduct Market Research for your New to Export Company. Each year, U.S. companies exported well over 2 trillion dollars of goods and services. You can use market research to hone your product’s potential in a given market, and locate the best business prospects for becoming a successful exporter. Click here for more information.
  4. CT Export Week Luncheon | Doing Business in Brazil

    OE CT ExportTuesday, April 25
    Shipman & Goodwin
    One Constitution Plaza, Hartford
    11:30-1:00pm


    Join the U.S. Commercial Service, World Affairs Council of Connecticut, Connecticut District Export Council and Shipman & Goodwin to explore Doing Business in Brazil, specifically opportunities for U.S. exporters in the infrastructure and healthcare/health IT sectors. Click here for more information.
  5. CT Export Week Webinar |Market Research – Expanding to New Markets

    OE CT ExportTuesday, April 25
    Webinar
    2:00-3:00pm


    Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Connecticut District Export Council to learn how to conduct Market Research for companies that are exporting and want to expand to different markets. Each year, U.S. companies export well over 2 trillion dollars of goods and services. You can use market research to learn to expand your product’s potential in a new market and the how to determine the best prospects for success. Click here for more information.
  6. Transport Hartford Academy: The Bottom Line

    OE Center for Latino ProgressTuesday, April 25
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    5:30-7:30pm


    Learn how our roads, trains, buses, sidewalks, and general transportation systems in Connecticut are funded. Find out who is responsible for setting which budgets and how you can help get that money spent the best possible way. How can we improve mobility options for all in the region? Click here for more information.
  7. Tell Me Another: Personal Storytelling with Terry Wolfisch Cole

    Tuesday, April 25 | Tuesday, May 2
    Sea Tea Improv Studios
    75 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford
    6:00-8:00pm


    Storyteller Terry Wolfisch Cole will share the craft of personal storytelling with you in this 3-part workshop. In the first session you will learn how to identify and tell your own true stories. The next week, you will practice your story and receive feedback. In the final session, you will have the opportunity to present your story to family and friends at a public showcase at Sea Tea Comedy Theater! Click here for more information.

  8. CT Export Week Seminar | Small Business Export Day

    OE CT ExportWednesday, April 26
    213 Court Street, Middletown
    8:00-1:00pm

    The U.S. Commercial Service, Connecticut District Export Council, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and partners, will share their knowledge and expertise in initiating and or expanding your global marketplace. Small Business Export Day will engage the attendees in an initial export assessment, and discuss various financial programs and tools. You will also have the opportunity to talk to the experts one on one. Click here for more information.
  9. CT Export Week Webinar | Export Documentation Basics

    OE CT ExportWednesday, April 26
    Webinar
    10:00-11:00am


    Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, Connecticut District Export Council, and UPS for an introduction to export documentation.  Learn about the different role of parties (exporter, broker, freight forwarder) involved in an export, export review, export documentation, export record keeping, export audits, and export compliance program (ECP). Click here for more information.
  10. CT Export Week Webinar | Export Finance Considerations for U.S. Exporters

    OE CT ExportWednesday, April 26
    Webinar
    2:00-3:00pm


    Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, Small Business Administration and Ex-Im Bank to learn about SBA and Ex-Im Bank loan programs specifically designed to help develop or expand export activities. Click here for more information.
  11. Donor Appreciation Event

    Wednesday, April 26
    Isham-Terry House
    211 High Street, Hartford
    4:00-7:00pm


    Gather for a cocktail party to celebrate spring & see the Isham-Terry House's newly renovated stained glass windows, century-old gas-light chandeliers & gardens. Click here for more information.
  12. A Revolution in Color

    Wednesday, April 26
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street,  Hartford
    6:00pm

    Investigate painting and politics in the age of the American Revolution with Jane Kamensky, Professor of History and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University. Click here for more information.
  13. Preserving History in Hartford and Beyond: Issues & Solutions

    Wednesday, April 26
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    6:00-7:30pm


    What does preservation mean for a city? How does preservation intersect with issues of housing, sustainability, and economics? As a state with a nearly 400-year history, Connecticut faces significant choices about historic preservation. The City of Hartford in particular faces pressing issues of preservation, blight and urban design. Join the conversation with Leah Glaser, Associate Professor of History, Central Connecticut State University and Laura Settlemyer, Blight Director for the City of Hartford. Click here for more information.

  14. The Best of Dave Mason "Live"

    Wednesday, April 26
    Infinity Music Hall
    32 Front Street, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend Dave Mason is coming to Infinity Hartford for a special taping of our nationally syndicated TV series Infinity Hall LIVE! produced by CPTV. He'll be doing all the timeless hits from his extraordinary career.  This is sure to be an exceptional show and this is your chance to be part of it! Click here for more information.
  15. CT Export Week | Intellectual Property Breakfast Briefing

    OE CT ExportThursday, April 27
    Courtyard Marriott
    Cromwell
    7:30-9:00am

    Local attorneys specializing in intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights) will be conducting small group discussions concerning intellectual property and issues with doing business outside the US.  Topics include US and foreign patent protection, US trademarks protection, and export and import concerns related to intellectual property.  The small groups will afford participants the opportunity to ask questions pertinent to concerns they have in the topic being discussed and to engage with other local business people who have similar questions or experiences. Click here for more information.
  16. CT Export Week Webinar | Growing your E-Commerce Exports

    OE CT ExportThursday, April 27
    Webinar
    10:00-11:00am


    Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, Connecticut District Export Council, and UPS to review an in depth study of over 5,000 on-line B2B and B2C shoppers across the globe, and their unique and diverse demands along the path to purchase. Eliminate the guesswork so there are fewer surprises for you and your customers. Click here for more information.
  17. CT Export Week Seminar | Brexit Update

    OE CT ExportThursday, April 27
    Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport
    1 Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks
    10:30-11:30am


    Britain leaving the EU will present huge challenges as well opportunities for businesses and organizations. Much about Brexit is still unknown, this session brings together experts from the legal and banking sectors to update companies on the current status of Brexit. Click here for more information.
  18. CT Export Week Luncheon | Taste of Europe

    OE CT ExportThursday, April 27
    Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport
    1 Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks
    11:30-1:00pm


    The Connecticut District Export Council, Aer Lingus and Connecticut Airport Authority invite you to join them at A Taste of Europe lunch promoting Connecticut trade and travel to Europe. Click here for more information.
  19. CT Export Week Roundtable | Doing Business in Spain

    OE CT ExportThursday, April 27
    Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport
    1 Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks
    1:30-2:30pm

    Join the Spanish Trade Attaché and Santander Bank as they discuss business and trade opportunities in Spain. Click here for more information.
  20. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Xtreme

    Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, April 30
    XL Center
    1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    Times Vary


    It’s time for your family to be amazed by all the X-TRAORDINARY things you know and love about America’s favorite live family entertainment experience. Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The Greatest Show On Earth®. Get ready for an X-HILARATING adventure with X-TRAORDINARY circus artists and magnificent X-OTIC animals, like our big cats! Click here for more information.