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Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA)

  • CBIA is a leader in making Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and growth
  • Thousands of member companies are championing for change at the state level
  • CBIA’s goal is to create a better economic future for all


The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is a member organization seeking to improve Connecticut’s business climate and make it an excellent state for jobs and economic growth. In addition to legislative advocacy, CBIA maintains several councils on issues affecting businesses, maintains a library of helpful resources, and regularly hosts events.

Who’s it for?

Small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to get their start, and stay, in Connecticut.


The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is fighting to make Connecticut a top state for business, jobs, and economic growth. A better business climate means a brighter future for everyone.

Resources & Services


CBIA maintains a comprehensive library of resources on issues such as the economy, cybersecurity, issues and policies, and workforce development. Resources are regularly updated to reflect current issues, such as elections or the COVID-19 pandemic, while an Action Center provides a portal for legislative advocacy. CBIA also offers a news feed and regular events.

Member Benefits

CBIA members receive exclusive offers and discounts in areas such as energy purchasing, health insurance and employee benefits, and workforce training opportunities.


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