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Connecticut Economic Development Summit

1:30PM – 5:30PM

Yale School of Management

The Economic Development Summit on November 29th is a unique, half-day afternoon event that will focus on the policies and decisions driving economic development in Connecticut; the influx of new businesses over the past year; and why Connecticut is a highly desirable corporate location AND place to live right NOW!

DECD is excited to have a lineup of over 20 incredible speakers, including: Kevin Graney of General Dynamics Electric Boat, President Radenka Maric of UCONN, John Bourdeaux of AdvanceCT, Jonathan Cesaretti of Crowe, Martin Mackay of RallyBio, President Terrence Cheng of CSCU, Ed Lovely of IBM, Jacqueline Gallo Ruggerio of Whitcraft Group, Genevive Walker of Connecticut Center for Arts & Technology, Dean Kerwin Kofi Charles of the Yale School of Management, Mayor Justin Elicker, and Governor Ned Lamont.

DECD will have a marketplace with free samples and the opportunity to network with other stakeholders. The marketplace will feature: Owl's Brew, Mizzi Cosmetics, Camacho Garage, Thomas Hooker Brewery, Aquila's Nest Vineyard, Try This Pie, Guardians Farm, and Pedals Smoothie & Juice Bar. They'll also have pop-up performances by CT artists Mandingo Ambassadors and Manny James!

Join DECD for an afternoon filled with engaging speakers, networking opportunities, and fun. Space is limited, so please remind colleagues and friends to register online TODAY.

Register now to secure a spot. To learn more and register, please visit

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