When is the 2013 Business Showcase?
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 9:00am -4:00pm
When is Exhibitor set up?
Tuesday, October 1 2013 from 12:00pm -5:00pm
Where is the 2013 Business Showcase located?
Webster Bank Arena located at 600 E. Main Street in Bridgeport, CT.
What is the Cost?
Attendance is free and open to the public. To avoid long lines, we highly recommend pre-registering through our website and printing out your badge.
Who is attending?
Annually the Showcase attracts appoximately 2,000 diverse and highly-targeted decision-makers. 60% of attendees were either CEO, CFO, COO, President, Vice President, Partner, Owner, Director or Senior Manager.
What industries attended?
200 industries were represented. Here are some examples: Consulting Services, Advertising and Marketing, Financial Planners and Investment Advisors, Nonprofit Institutions, Information Technology/ Telecommunication Services, Manufacturing Sector, Printing and Office Services, Healthcare, Insurance Agencies, Banks and Credit Unions, Insurance Carriers, Professional Services, Real Estate Brokerage and Management, Technology Sector and Business Coaching & Development
Parking is available at the Webster Bank Arena for a fee.
Parking Rates-*Subject to change
To be determined based on location
What food and beverage options are available at the show?
Webster Bank Arena Concessions will be open during the show. There are also many local alternatives in Bridgeport, click here for all food and drink listings.
Is the location wheel chair accessible?
The Convention Center is wheelchair accessible. It provides elevators at the street and pre-function levels and ramps throughout the Convention Center.
What hotels are nearby?
Holiday Inn and Confrence Center
1070 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06604
Stratford Hotel and Confrence Center
225 Lordship Blvd Stratford, CT 06615
Best Western Black Rock Inn
100 Kings Highway Cutoff Fairfield, CT 06824
1500 South Avenue Stratford, CT 06615
10 Washington Parkway, Stratford, CT 06615
What attractions are nearby?
Some local attractions include the Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, City Lights Gallery, The Discovery Museum, Fairfield University, The Barnum Museum, and Captain's Cove Seaport just to name a few.
What transportation options are available?
We highly recommend carpooling or taking public transportation.
The arena is located 2 blocks from the metro north train station (new haven line), amtrak and port jeff ferry.
How long does it take to drive to Bridgeport from my city?
Estimated drive times:
Springfield to Bridgeport: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Worcester to Bridgeport: 2 hours
Boston to Bridgeport: 2 hours 45 minutes
Providence to Bridgeport: 2 hours 20 minutes
New York City to Bridgeport: 1 hour 30 minutes