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Helping Our Members Succeed

Helping our members succeed.

CMSC provides our members with customized advice and guidance to create irresistible downtowns that take advantage of a community’s unique assets.

Spotlight on Main Street Bridgeport

Spotlight on Main Downtown Bridgeport: Fueled by Creatives Presented by Sacred Heart University office of Community Engagement Fueled by creatives, arts and entertainment, dining and nightlife, Downtown Bridgeport is evolving into an inclusive, affordable and multicultural Downtown. Connected to highways, trains and buses, it can be easily accessed by car or foot. Once vacant daytime […]

CMSC Summit: Addressing Blight & Vacancy On Main Street

CMSC Summit Addressing Blight & Vacancy on Main Street Presented by Liberty Bank Main streets are the face of the community. They welcome visitors, provide residents and community members with a sense of identity, house many small businesses, and host the arts, culture and entertainment that bring life to a municipality. Empty storefronts and blighted […]

CMSC Summit: Positioning CT Main Streets in the Social Media Landscape

CMSC Summit Positioning CT Main Streets in the Social Media Landscape Presented by Intuition Media Group During our fall summit we dove into the ever-evolving relationship between marketing and Main Streets, exploring the pivotal role social media plays in influencing residents and visitors, and how online audiences can be converted into real-life customers.   Event Highlights […]

Spotlight on Main Street Windsor

Spotlight on Main Street Downtown Windsor: Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Presented by Windsor Federal Windsor’s historic downtown is brimming with possibility. Conveniently situated between Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA, residents enjoy easy access to public transportation and commuter rails. Many development projects are underway in Windsor, with entertainment venues and residential buildings bringing new life to […]

Spotlight on Main Street – Downtown Torrington

Spotlight on Main Street Downtown Torrington: It’s Happening Here! Presented by Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Torrington’s Main Street, touting one of the country’s largest collections of Art Deco Buildings, is in the heart of the city’s Cultural District. The wide sidewalks, beautiful landscaping and public art displayed throughout the area make it a great place to […]

Spotlight on Main Street: Middletown

Spotlight on Main Street: Middletown CMSC: DT Middletown CMSC: Middletown Main St CMSC: Q Williams w guests CMSC: Lt Gov Susan Bysiewicz CMSC: DBD Coord Sandra Russo-Driska CMSC: Middletown PD Chief Erik Costa CMSC: Dominick DeMartino_DeMartino Development CMSC: DeMartino Housing Rehab CMSC: JR Hargraves Redev 1 CMSC: JR Hargraves Redev 2 CMSC: JR Hargraves_Hargraves Development […]

Sandy Hook Village Market Study

Newtown Calls in Pros for Sandy Hook Economic Recovery Sandy Hook Village Market Study In June 2013, the Town of Newtown selected a team organized by Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC) to coordinate an economic recovery consultancy for Sandy Hook Village. CMSC collaborated with Arnett Muldrow & Associates of Greenville, SC, and with NetMark Associates […]

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