Mission Statement

The Mission of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Inc. is to create and maintain a positive business climate that meets the needs of our members by supporting economic development and growth in the region.


We are a coalition of business leaders dedicated to securing and enhancing the economic vitality of Eastern Connecticut. We do so by:

  • Promoting a regional identity
  • Acting as the “the voice of business” for the region in Hartford
  • Providing a forum for leader networking
  • Showcasing our member businesses products and services
  • Advancing small business through educational and promotional programs
  • Acting as the inclusive voice of business for all business populations in the region
  • Modeling the workplace of choice for the region