Business in Bristol

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Welcome to Bristol!

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, startup, or a fortune 500 company, Bristol is the perfect destination for your business. With resources geared to get you going, to neighborhoods and industrial parks to suit your personality, we welcome you to our All Heart culture of passionate production!

If you’re interested in possibly bringing your business to Bristol, or have questions, fill out the form!

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In Bristol

Bristol has a lot to offer – from our historic Downtown district and Federal Hill, to the quaint village of Forestville, there’s a setting for everyone. Discover what makes Bristol great!


Have a great business idea but don't know where to start?

Whether you are seeking a location, advice, new connections, or just world domination, these are some great resources to get you started.


Bristol Chamber of Commerce

The Bristol Chamber of Commerce is a member of the Central CT Chambers, a member-based organization with over 1400 businesses, serving to advocate business in Bristol and the region, while assisting in taking your operation to the next level with opportunities like special networking events, business development, marketing opportunities, video services, and more!, 860.584.4718, 200 Main St, Bristol CT

Bristol BDA

Known as the BDA, the Bristol Development Authority is the economic development department for the City of Bristol. The BDA serves as a friendly resource to help you explore and realize fruitful business, investment, expansion, and capital improvement opportunities in Bristol. The professional staff will help advance your business goals., 860.584.6185, 111 N. Main St, Bristol CT

Bristol SBDC

Small Business Development Centers of Connecticut is a free resource offered by the State of Connecticut to assist business owners and entrepreneurs looking to startup or advance their business ideas and goals from business plan consultancy to number crunching education, be sure to take advantage of business 101., 855.428.7232, 185 Main Street, New Britain CT

Bristol DECD

The Department of Economic and Community Development is the State of Connecticut’s economic development arm. A robust resource with grant opportunities and a far reaching network to point you in the right direction to get your business or organization set on the right path in our State., 505 Hudston St, Hartford, CT, 860.270.8000

Bristol CT.INN

Connecticut Innovations is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies. By offering flexible financing, strategic guidance and introductions to valuable partners, they enable promising businesses to thrive., 865 Brook Street Rocky Hill CT, 860.563.5454


Want Connecticut Innovations Ecosystem to fund your idea? We’d love to help. CTNext, a support network for Connecticut’s entrepreneurs, is looking give our state’s most promising startups — yours! —grants of up to, wait for it —$10,000 to fund projects that help advance businesses 865 Brook Street, Rocky Hill CT 860.258.7874

This Week In Bristol

Events for week of September 18, 2017

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Mon 18th

Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Tue 19th

"Connecticut Made" with author Cynthia Parzych

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 20th

Book Bites: A Piece of the World

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 21st

Informational Health Fair at Bristol Senior Center

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Fri 22nd

Application Assistance

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Mum Festival Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Sat 23rd

Bristol Farmer's Market

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Mermaid and Princess Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library – Children’s Area
Sun 24th

Hometown Hero Breakfast

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
American Legion Hall

2017 Mum Festival - "Home is Where the Heart Is"

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard