2017 IMS

Changing the Game

The premier event for leaders, professionals and innovators returns to the Insurance Capital this November. The annual Summit spotlights Connecticut's thought leadership and delivers headliners of global renown. Learn More

CT IFS Members


  • 2017 High School, Inc. Scholarship Campaign

    Hartford's public high school for insurance and financial services awards scholarships each year to stand-out students in its graduating class.  These awards support students as they go from the classroom to the boardroom and beyond!  Consider supporting this important effort.  Donate now.

  • Inaugural BBC: Resounding Success with 23 Student-Cohort

    CT IFS launched its first-ever Banking Boot Camp in Hartford with four Host Banks - CT IFS Member Companies Bank of America, KeyBank, People's United Bank and Webster Bank.  The students hailed from schools in and beyond Connecticut and enjoyed a jam-packed week for personal and professional development.  Learn more about the new program and what these students experienced!

  • Hartford Among Top 3 Up-and-Coming Places to Live

    Connecticut's capital city was recently highlighted by U.S. News & World Report among metro areas making enviable year-over-year strides in attracting new residents. Hartford is noted for its careers, earning potential and access to amenities like arts and entertainment.

IFS Snapshot

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Postings and Growth - KRAZOOM data sample; Employment - CT DOL


Connecticut's Insurance & Financial Services Cluster (CT IFS) was established in 2003 to foster cooperation and collaboration between business, academia and state government. The successful partnership continues to be a model for workforce development and economic development in the U.S.

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