The Connecticut Building at the Big E



To be eligible to exhibit in the Connecticut Building, a business or sole proprietor must:

  • be based in Connecticut (a sole proprietor must be a resident of Connecticut)

  • be registered with the Office of the Secretary of the State and In Good Standing (not applicable to a sole proprietorship)

  • make, manufacture, grow or create goods and products (or offer services) in the State of Connecticut


  • Individually-owned franchise

  • A business that simply distributes a product that is manufactured outside Connecticut