Connecticut Building at the Eastern States Exposition

Eastern States Exposition (Big E), is an annual event that takes place in West Springfield, MA, during the month of September. The Big E attracted 1,603,354 visitors in 2022. One of the most popular attractions at the Big E is the Avenue of States, which includes all six New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont). The Connecticut Building offers a unique opportunity for agricultural businesses, non-profits, and other entities with an agricultural mission to showcase the diversity of Connecticut agriculture. In 2022, more than 1 million people visited the Connecticut Building, proving to be a tremendous venue for showcasing Connecticut based companies and Connecticut made merchandise and services. The 2023 Big E is scheduled for: September 15 – October 1, 2023

2023 Big E Agricultural Exhibitor Schedule  

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TIMELINE – Dates are subject to change

Application Deadline:  Friday, March 24, 2023
Notification to applicants: Friday, April 21, 2023
Insurance & Health Certificate Deadline: Wednesday, June 23, 2023
 Admission & Parking Requests: Wednesday, July 14, 2023
Booth Payment Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2023
Credentials Distribution: September 5-12, 2023
2023 Big E: September 15 - October 1, 2023
Connecticut Day: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Harvest New England Day: Friday September 29, 2023


For more information on the Big E, visit   


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