Jun18

Hiring of Bill Moore

Gennaro Bizzarro, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce today announced the hiring of William D. Moore as the new President of the Chamber. Moore comes to New Britain from Berlin, Vermont, where he has served as President and CEO of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce Board for the past three and a half years.

Jun14

Summer Youth Employment

The Summer Youth Employment program began in New Britain in the late 1980s preparing high school students for careers with training and real world work experience. Since then, 12,000 youth have been given the opportunity to participate in the program, introducing them to the working world and fostering academic improvement and social growth.

Jan31

The Hartford CHET Advisor 529 Plan Program

CHET Advisor

The Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce and Glowka Wealth Management

Would like to announce a new benefit for all chamber members

The Hartford CHET Advisor 529 Plan Program

Members of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce are now eligible to begin saving for their children’s higher education by enrolling in the Hartford CHET Advisor 529 plan through JL Glowka Wealth Management.

Member Benefits Include:

  • Commission waived for chamber members
  • Access to a financial advisor for guidance on how to invest contributions
  • Tax-free withdrawals for qualified education expenses
  • Connecticut state tax-deduction
  • Portability and permanency—employees maintain control of account and can continue to make commission-free contributions even if they leave the employer

To get started please contact the team at JL Glowka Wealth Management at 860-801-6046.

Investments offered through registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Securities, Member FINRA & SIPC. JL Glowka Wealth Management and Lincoln Financial Securities are not affiliated.

Oct18

TWO NEW BRITAIN COMPANIES TO BRING BACK ICONIC BEER BRAND

New Britain, CT - October 17, 2017 – Avery’s Beverages and Alvarium Beer Co. have teamed up to revive Cremo Beer, an iconic brand from the 1940’s and 50’s.

Sep27

New Britain, Plainville Chambers of Commerce join forces

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NEW BRITAIN -The Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Plainville Chamber of Commerce.

“We decided to join New Britain because we felt New Britain was more active with networking and political events that would benefit our Chamber,” Plainville Chamber President Jeff DiCosimo said.

In April the Plainville Chamber’s Board of Directors unanimously voted 13-0 to partner with the New Britain Chamber. With Greater New Britain’s approval, the two officially aligned on June 1.

Aug30

Good Cause Gifts Chamber Story

Another successful Golf Outing thanks to all of the sponsors and golfers!

 
Aug16

17th Annual Golf Outing Video

Another successful Golf Outing thanks to all of the sponsors and golfers!

 
Jun16

After Hours Business Networking

Presented by Farmington Bank in conjunction with the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce

business relationships

Wednesday, June 29th 5:00 - 7:00pm

Farmington Bank, 73 Broad St. New Britain 06051

Door Prize Drawing! Refreshments Served.

We invite all professionals, current and future business owners.
Meet the Farmington Bank team and network with other Chamber members in a relaxed environment.

Special Presentation:

"Information Security"

By Bryan Cassidy,
Farmington Bank Information Security Officer
After Hours Business Networking

 

I look forward to seeing you there!
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VP Branch Manager

Space is limited, please RSVP by 6/20/16.

Jun10

Hot off the presses, the Guide to Greater New Britain is finally here!

This 144 page full color guide for visitors and residents alike is now available at the Chamber offices.

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If you think you know the City of New Britain and the Town of Berlin, you may find some surprises in this comprehensive guide to the Greater New Britain area.

Along with the printed version, there is an online version called the GoGuide that has launched this week and can be viewed on the Chamber's website at www.greaternewbritainchamber.com. This interactive digital version has all the tools you need to find local businesses on the iMap feature, as well as itineraries for things to see and do in the Greater New Britain area.

Jun08

Video Spotlight at No Cost

We will be spotlighting Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce members with video at no cost!

video for business

A video crew will come to your place of business where you can tell us your "Chamber Story" and more about your business.

These short videos will be uploaded to the Chamber's web site as well as our social media pages. If you are interested in scheduling a time to have your story heard and promote your business, please contact:

John Massa | 860.229.1665

Jun04

2016 Adult of the Year

Yesterday, our Co-Executive Director, Nick Jakubowski, was selected as the 2016 Adult of the Year by Mayor Erin Stewart and the Parks & Recreation and Community Service Department's Commission on Youth and Family Services!

We are very proud of Nick and the work he does every day to make New Britain a better place! He is dedicated to the youth of our city and his energy and enthusiasm is infectious.

Thank you to all who made this selection. We can't think of a more deserving recipient!

Jun01

Ion Bank Foundation Donates to Hoops4Life

Naugatuck, CT, - May 31, 2016 – Ion Bank Foundation presented a $1,000 check to Hoops4Life, Inc. Hoops4Life provides athletic and educational programs for youth. They learn leadership, teamwork, character, and life skills. Their objective is to provide year round personal development, both on and off the basketball court, in a safe environment.

“We are extremely grateful for Ion Bank Foundation’s generosity”, said Deneen Fryer. “The contribution will be used to keep registration costs at an affordable level”.

May19

New Britain Named Finalist for All-America City Award

New Britain Named Finalist for All-America City Award

New Britain, Conn., May 17, 2016 – Fresh on the heels of being named a “Pacesetter Community” by the nationally renowned Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for its success in elevating the academic performance and engagement of city schoolchildren, New Britain is again in the national spotlight.

New Britain has been selected by the National Civic League as a finalist for the prestigious All-America City Award (AAC). The award, presented to 10 communities annually, celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, counties, tribes and regions nationwide that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges.

A community delegation will present the city’s story before a jury of nationally recognized business, local government and philanthropic leaders June 17-19 in Denver, Colorado. Twenty communities are competing for the 10 designations.

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