skip to Main Content

Midstate Chamber of Commerce

  • A chamber of commerce for the greater Meriden area
  • Works to improve the business environment and support professional connections
  • Key focus areas of promotion, networking, leadership, and education


Established in 1896, the Midstate Chamber of Commerce is an independent, private, not-for-profit organization to support businesses in the greater Meriden area. The chamber seeks to help businesses reduce costs and improve revenue opportunities, market them to the community, connect them to local students and professionals, and advocate for regional improvements and legislative support.

Who’s it for?

Businesses in and around the town of Meriden.


To deliver on four solid pledges to our members and Central Connecticut businesses community: promotion, leadership, education, and networking.

Resources & Services


The Midstate Chamber of Commerce offers several opportunities for businesses to enhance their promotional and marketing efforts, including an annual business expo, a membership directory and community guide, a monthly newsletter, and regular Chamber events such as a monthly luncheon and presentation in schools and universities.


Through small business workshops, seminars, and other programs, the Midstate Chamber of Commerce works to improve members’ knowledge on issues such as new technologies, regulatory and accounting topics, and local, state, and federal initiatives. The chamber also fosters business partnerships with schools to help students prepare for the workforce and make career decisions.


Regular networking events, ranging from Business After Hours meet-ups to new member receptions, provide a venue to meet and mingle with other professionals. In addition, the Midstate Chamber of Commerce has individual networking groups for young professionals and Hispanic leaders.


The Midstate Chamber of Commerce is involved in several initiatives to improve the economy, workforce, and business environment of the Meriden region. It has contributed to efforts to improve transportation, foster government relations, promote innovate reuse of buildings, and more.



Spread the Word

More To Explore

Know Your Competitors

By Denis Jakuc 

There are tons of benefits to knowing who your competitors are—what they’re offering, their strengths and weaknesses. That knowledge can help you make your products and services stand out,

Join with Free InnovatorsLINK Account

Start accessing all the free member benefits and valuable content on the InnovatorsLINK platform. Create a BizLINK listing to boost brand exposure, receive the weekly Main Street Journal newsletter, engage in forums, get full access to free content, and more.