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 May 21, 2018

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Mon 21st

Jake's Wayback Burgers Fundraiser

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Taste of Ramadan - Bristol

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center
Tue 22nd

Take Care Tuesdays - Zumba with Marisa

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
The New England Carousel Museum

Save a Life Bus

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Bristol Police Department
Wed 23rd

Knit A Spring Poncho

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New England Yarn & Spindle LLC

Women's Street Survival class

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Varasconi’s School of Self Defense
Thu 24th

"A Night for Our Stars to Shine" - 8th Annual Gala

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aqua Turf Club

Downtown Carnival

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
Fri 25th

Playful Learners Playgroup at Imagine Nation

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

Downtown Carnival

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
Sat 26th

Gozadera Fridays

May 25 @ 9:30 pm - May 26 @ 1:00 am
T Salon Cafe House

Downtown Carnival

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
Sun 27th

Forestville Memorial Day Parade

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Connecticut Roller Derby All Stars Fundraiser

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firefly Hollow Brewery