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The University’s Entrepreneurial Center / Women’s Business Center has expanded into two new locations in Hartford and East Hartford. Upcoming workshop and business advising location details will be emailed to registrants and posted on our calendar

New locations and directions 

Matchmaker Preparation

Prepare for the Matchmaker by attending a free training!

Matchmaker Connecticut 2015

Attending the Connecticut Business Matchmaker 2017 in June? Make sure you attend one of the workshops listed below! Learn how to manage all three phases of the event including preparation, face to face meetings, and follow up.

Learn how to:

  • Prepare to meet with important buyers
  • Write your elevator speech
  • Use proper matchmaker etiquette
  • Create a powerful one-page capability statement that will set you apart from the competition
  • Develop an effective follow-up strategy with new contacts from the event

Technical assistance will be available to help attendees register for the CT Business Matchmaker and schedule event interviews.

Lisa Wood, Statewide Director of CT-PTAP
Lisa Powell, US SBA CT District Office
Entrepreneurial Center, University of Hartford

Workshop Opportunities:

Friday, May 5, 9:30 am - 12 pm, Entrepreneurial Center, University of Hartford, 1265 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT
Register here

Friday, May 12, 9:30 am - 12 pm, Gateway Community College, Small Business Resource Center, Room S-106, 20 Church Street, New Haven CT
To register:  or 860-240-4892

Monday, May 15, 10 am – 12 pm, MCC on Main, 903 Main Street, Manchester, CT
To or 860.512.2783

Friday, May 19, 9:30 am - 12 pm, Three Rivers Community College, Room B-118, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich CT
To register:  or 860-240-4892.