Upcoming Events

January 2022

January 4th at 2:00 PM | Implementing the New CT Paid Leave Act in Your Small Business

When: January 4, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: Virtual via Webex

Description: The new Connecticut Paid Leave (CTPL) program will go into effect January 1, 2022. Is your small business prepared?

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center along with experts from The Human Resources Consulting Group will present an informational webinar on how to continue running your business as this new law gets implemented. 

The updated law includes all employers with one or more employees. For many small businesses, this law can have a significant impact on operations so it is important to have a plan and processes in place to be prepared. Our experts will provide actionable advice small businesses can incorporate.

There are multiple dates for this event, so if you happen to miss this one or would like to have the chance to participate again, please visit this link on our website to access the multiple events: https://ctsbdc.uconn.edu/news_events/implementing-the-new-ct-paid-leave-act/ 

January 13th at 7:30 AM | 2022 Regional Legislative Forum: A TWO-PART Online Event

When: January 13, 2022 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Where: Online via Zoom

Description: TOPIC: Investing in New Haven Region’s Economic Growth

A Conversation with Invited Senators | Featuring Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney, Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly
The 2022 Regional Legislative Forum is a two-part event designed for the Greater New Haven business community and for local legislators to come together and share ideas, insights, and updates regarding legislative policies and topics. Join this TWO-PART webinar legislative event for a robust discussion and the unveiling of the collaborative legislative recommendations for the 2022 legislative session. We'll discuss the major topics facing businesses in our state including tolls, transportation, taxes, fiscal stability, retaining talent, urban development, inclusive growth, regulations, and more.

The forums are presented by AT&T Connecticut and Southern Connecticut State University. Other sponsors are: Alexion AstraZeneca, Fuss & O'Neill, Global, Halloran Sage LLP, and Story Real Studios.

January 13th at 1:00 PM | Planning for Economic Recovery

When: January 13, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where: Virtual course

Description: The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the International City/County Managers Association(ICMA) have developed a training course in partnership with FEMA: “Planning for Economic Recovery.” Filled with examples of successful economic recovery strategies, this interactive webinar offers opportunities for small group discussions and peer learning.

Register now for the January 13, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. virtual course. Among the many strategies covered in the free, 4-hour course are:

  • Engaging small businesses in pre-disaster planning and preparedness.
  • Utilizing financial tools and resources for mitigation and recovery.
  • Updating your economic recovery plan.

If you do not have a FEMA SID, complete this form before registering for this course: (cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register) Upon registering, you will receive a participant guide and a pre-course assessment. A certificate and a takeaway with more case examples and current resources will be provided upon course completion.

January 13th at 1:30 PM | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRENDS & INSIGHTS: Incentives: An Essential Tool?

When: January 13, 2022 | 1:30 PM

Where: Virtual meeting via Zoom

Description: An increasing number of projects in CT are receiving some form of public incentive. Discussion topics will include:

o Are tax or other incentives now a requirement to attract development activity
o The types of incentives, and their advantages and disadvantages

Presented by Goman + York.
January 18th at 11:00 AM | Implementing the New CT Paid Leave Act in Your Small Business

When: January 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Virtual via Webex

Description: The new Connecticut Paid Leave (CTPL) program will go into effect January 1, 2022. Is your small business prepared?

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center along with experts from The Human Resources Consulting Group will present an informational webinar on how to continue running your business as this new law gets implemented. 

The updated law includes all employers with one or more employees. For many small businesses, this law can have a significant impact on operations so it is important to have a plan and processes in place to be prepared. Our experts will provide actionable advice small businesses can incorporate.

There are multiple dates for this event, so if you happen to miss this one or would like to have the chance to participate again, please visit this link on our website to access the multiple events: https://ctsbdc.uconn.edu/news_events/implementing-the-new-ct-paid-leave-act/ 

January 26th at 8:30 AM | 2022 Regional Legislative Forum-PART TWO

When: January 26, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Where: Online via Zoom

Description: TOPIC: Mobilizing Our Workforce

A Conversation with Invited Representatives | Featuring Speaker of the House Matt Ritter, House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora
The 2022 Regional Legislative Forum is a two-part event designed for the Greater New Haven business community and for local legislators to come together and share ideas, insights, and updates regarding legislative policies and topics. Join this TWO-PART webinar legislative event for a robust discussion and the unveiling of the collaborative legislative recommendations for the 2022 legislative session. We'll discuss the major topics facing businesses in our state including tolls, transportation, taxes, fiscal stability, retaining talent, urban development, inclusive growth, regulations, and more.

The forums are presented by AT&T Connecticut and Southern Connecticut State University. Other sponsors are: Alexion AstraZeneca, Fuss & O'Neill, Global, Halloran Sage LLP, and Story Real Studios.
January 27th at 12:00 PM | Supply Chain Challenges and Solutions

When: Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: Online via Zoom

Description: Shortages, shutdowns and shipping jams…oh my. Many manufacturers are retooling and rethinking their supply chain as well as focusing on localization of supplies and flexible operations. Panelists will share their challenges and the creative solutions they’ve adopted to work through them.
 
Moderator ~ Jeff Rossi, CohnReznick

Panelists
Peter Mosko ~ Laticrete
Brian Weinstein ~ Chapco, Inc.

February 2022

February 17 at 8:00 AM | Economic Outlook with John Traynor

When: Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Where: People’s United Center
           305 Sherman Ave.
           Hamden, CT 06518

Description:

Where We Are and What Lies Ahead:
An Update on The Current State of The Economy and a 2022 Outlook

John Traynor, CIO, People's United Bank, will speak about our Local, State, and National economy including an outlook for 2022.

As Chief Investment Officer, John directs the overall investment process and has ultimate responsibility for the work of various investment committees. He also serves as the chief spokesman for the firm's investment outlook through regular strategy briefings. He appears regularly on CNBC, Nightly Business Report and Fox Business Network, as well as being quoted in the NY Times and Wall Street Journal. 

Schedule:
8:00-8:30 Networking and Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 Program

February 17th at 1:00 PM | Greater New Haven Career Fair

When: February 17, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Description: Drawing from the region’s six major institutions of higher learning; Albertus Magnus College, Gateway Community College, Quinnipiac University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of New Haven, and Yale University, the GNHCC Internship, Carrer, & Job Fair will bring together college students, soon-to-be graduates, postgraduates, and young employees for job and internship opportunities. GNHCC leverages its connections with the business community to assemble employers from across the region and state. Don’t miss this opportunity to access talent and build your workforce. Reserve your space now!

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