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Let us tell you why Connecticut is a great place to live, work and play.

A small state with big advantages — and room to grow.

You’ve already heard how Connecticut is a state born of revolutionary thinkers—and we’ve never really lost that spirit. We grow our families and build our futures here, supported by an affordable cost of living, a passion for education, a strong commitment to business development and an enviable quality of life. But don’t take our word for it. Listen to a few of the people who call Connecticut home, in their own words.

And don't forget to check out CTforMe.com—Connecticut's young talent content hub featuring perspectives from our own millenial residents on the many reasons to live, work and play here in Connecticut.

Hear about the many reasons to live and work in our great state.

Hear about the advantages of doing business in Connecticut from the CEO of Stanley Black & Decker.

The CEO of Bigelow Tea tells you why she continues to make her home and grow her business in Connecticut.

Niasia Williams came to the state for an internship but stayed for a booming career and top-notch young professional groups.

Connecticut native Sabrina Tucker-Barrett Sabrina founded Girls for Technology, a nonprofit committed to teaching young women how to code – a cause she truly believes in.

See why OPM says Connecticut blends manufacturing excellence with a reputation for nurturing small innovators.

An apprenticeship program is opening new doors for manufacturing careers in Connecticut.

New opportunities are helping to build a diverse manufacturing workforce in Connecticut.

The future of technology and software engineering is happening in Connecticut.

Young professionals are finding more of the career options and lifestyle they want in Connecticut.

Connecticut is building the next generation of advanced manufacturing.

Educational and training opportunities are changing lives and growing careers in Connecticut.


Cultural Values

Support for all communities, diversity and inclusion are all part of Connecticut’s values.
Commuters on a train

Getting Around

Transportation options include air, rail and bus transit systems plus easy highway access.

Key Facts & Figures

Statistics and research that support our appeal as a great state to live, work and play.