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Vibrant Main Streets
2017 CT Main Street Awards Presentation
May 18, 2017 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Legislative Office Building Hartford CT

Overview

Vibrant Main Streets highlights best-in-class projects, individuals, and partnerships that bring our main streets back to life socially and economically. This year’s event will be held at the State of Connecticut Legislative Office Building, bringing Main Street Success Stories straight to our elected officials!

This annual event draws a broad audience of 200 people statewide, including business and civic leaders, state and local elected officials, professionals and volunteers from the CT Main Street Network, economic and community development and historic preservation professionals. The event provides generous networking opportunities.

Vibrant Main Streets presents success stories about unique solutions tailored to individual communities, and how community-based organizations have the power to make positive and lasting change. Your company’s sponsorship of Vibrant Main Streets showcases your commitment to community engagement and to an unmatched level of service and leadership in your field.

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits

Title Sponsor     $7,500
Company representative may offer brief welcome address at Awards Presentation; feature listings in event invitations, announcements, press releases, event signage and commemorative program.

Reception Sponsor     $5,000
Company representative may offer brief welcome at reception, feature listings in announcements, press releases, event signage and commemorative program.

Social Media Sponsor     $2,500
An opportunity to sponsor our Vibrant Main Streets social media campaign! Your own hashtag and feature listings in press releases, on event signage, and in commemorative program.

Award Sponsor     $1,000
An opportunity to sponsor one of the major awards presented that evening. Feature listings in press releases, on event signage, and in commemorative program.

Main Street Sponsor     $500
Listings in announcements, on event signage and in commemorative program.

To discuss the right opportunity for you, please call Kimberley Parsons-Whitaker at 860-280-2556 or email kim@ctmainstreet.org

To view a PDF of our 2017 Event Sponsorship Information, click here.

Vibrant Main Streets 2017 Award Recipients

CT MAIN STREET CATALYST AWARDS

Meriden GreenCity of Meriden

Downtown Bridgeport Placemaking ProgramBridgeport Downtown Special Services District

ZoneHartford: Form-Based Code zoning regulationsCity of Hartford

CT MAIN STREET KEYSTONE AWARDS

Collaborative Shared Economic Development Services ProjectNorthwest Hills Council of Governments

New Britain Historic Trails & Signage ProgramCity of New Britain, TO Design LLC

Upson Marketplace, UnionvilleBrian Lyman, Parker Benjamin Real Estate Services LLC

New Haven Grand Prix w/ Apizza & Eats Fest, Crossroads Festival, and AfterPartyCT Cycling Advancement Program, Town Green District

Capewell Lofts, HartfordCorporation for Independent Living

To view the press release announcing the winners, click here.