Department of Economic & Community Development
The Department of Economic and Community Development is the state’s lead agency responsible for strengthening Connecticut’s competitive position in the rapidly-changing, knowledge-based global economy. The agency takes a comprehensive approach to economic development that incorporates community development, transportation, education and arts and culture. Click here for the “Investing in Tourism” PDF presented by Tim Sullivan Deputy Commissioner Economic & Community Development
WITAN Intelligence, John Bourget, update on the Economic Impact of Tourism in CT. Click here for the WITAN Tax Loss update to Longwood Study PDF
Greater New Haven Chamber
The mission of The Greater New Haven Chamber is to provide unrivaled partner services and lead regional economic growth through bold and effective advocacy. Serving Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Milford, New Haven,North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Wallingford, West Haven, and Woodbridge.
Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (aka RiverCOG)
The Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (RiverCOG) is one of nine regional public agencies with representatives from seventeen municipalities formed in 2012 to provide a basis for intergovernmental cooperation in dealing with a wide range of issues facingthe lower Connecticut River Valley.
“Know Your Farmers”, a website of the RiverCOG Regional Agriculture Council
The “Know Your Famers” website, a project of the first-in-the-state RiverCOG Regional Agriculture Council, promotes the farms, farmers and farm products of the lower Connecticut River Valley. It provides the public many ways to search for the farm grown products that are increasingly popular to those interested in supporting local farmers and providing the freshest foods to their families and patrons.
Nature’s Art Village
A full day of family fun and shopping awaits at Nature’s Art Village: Indulge yourself in The Shops featuring jewelry, fossils, minerals, beads, toys & more, encounter over 40 life-sized dinosaurs at The Dinosaur Place, dig for gems in Discovery Depot, shop for antiques & collectibles at The PAST Antiques Marketplace and learn about American trades & innovations in The Gateway Museum – all at one stop in Montville, Connecticut.