New England charm at its best.

A perfect place to build a life — and make a living.

Comprised of 21 New England towns, each distinct in its landscape and history, Northwestern Connecticut offers a quality of life that appeals to job seekers, businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents alike. With strong advanced manufacturing and healthcare sectors, a highly educated workforce, great schools and a strong culture of volunteerism and civic pride, you’ll find the region offers scenic beauty as well as a robust ecosystem of support for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups.

A commitment to arts and culture.

The region enjoys a very strong arts and culture sector supported by the Northwest CT Arts Council, which generates millions in economic activity, jobs, and local and state revenue.

A magnet for visitors and businesses.

Over a million visitors come to the Litchfield Hills each year to enjoy outdoor recreation, farmers’ markets, and cultural events.

A strong collaborative spirit.

The vibrant local business community of entrepreneurs and small businesses is supported by a shared workspace in the Entrepreneurial Center with resources available to help attract new talent to the region and develop our workforce. 

An attractive way of life.

Tucked away in the Litchfield Hills, you’ll find friendly small towns and villages alongside dynamic and historic attractions that entertain residents and visitors alike, like the Warner Theatre in Torrington or Lime Rock Park in Lakeville.

Just a few industry leaders that already call the Litchfield Hills home.

From leaders in the insurance industry to advanced manufacturing powerhouses, the Litchfield region is home to many names you may recognize, and others you will want to remember.

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Key Contacts

JoAnn Ryan
President & CEO Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (860) 482-6586

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