Hartford’s Key Industries
The Hartford Region is home to six target industries: Insurance/Financial Services, Aerospace/Defense, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Broadcasting, and Distribution. As the Insurance Capital of the World, Hartford’s insurance cluster – with its $14 billion output – remains crucial to the economic, social, and political fibers of our region.
Major players in the industry like Aetna, Cigna, The Hartford, and Travelers call Hartford home because of its strategic location in the Northeast plus favorable cost of doing business.Learn More
Aviation innovation and advancement are central to companies like Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies that are working to revolutionize aircraft engines and powered flight.Learn More
The downstream metal products sub-sector in the Hartford Region generates a $2.4 billion output and impacts over 15,700 jobs. Manufacturing is big business in Connecticut.Learn More
More than 103,000 people are employed in Connecticut hospitals and health systems, with a large concentration in the Hartford Region.Learn More
Broadcasting giants such as ESPN, Entercom Communications Inc., and iHeartMedia have chosen the Hartford Region as their base to tell sports, news, and music stories to the world.Learn More