Thirty businesses in Hartford were in attendance for the 1st Annual Small Business Weekend in Hartford at AGAVE GRILL. Joining the enthusiastic and joyous occasion, included Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, Thom Deller ,Director of Department of Development Services( City of Hartford) ,Wayne Benjamin , Director of Economic Development -City of Hartford, Sam Hamilton- Exec Director HEDCO, Marilyn Risi,Exec Director UAMS, staff, Upper Albany Merchants Association Members and other business owners within the Hartford area.
Small business owners had an opportunity to network and get a glimpse of how they are making a positive difference by adding to the economic growth of Connecticut. As attendees took their seats they were encouraged by Mayor Segarra to continue the good fight because the City of Hartford will always support Hartford’s local Businesses. Featured businesses were : Evay Cosmetics, Body Blessings, Niro, Dallhouse Photo booth, Wood N Tap, J.T Ghamo, Scotts Jamaican Bakery, Fichman Eye Care Centre, Living Word Imprints, Todd Andrews Couture, Love Your Style, FB Fashions, Cheetah Toys & More, Uniform N’ Stuff, Sisters Restaurant,Bears BBQ among others.