Connect Greater Newport is a new division of the Chamber focused on regional economic development. The goal is to support existing businesses realize growth and expansion opportunities while helping new businesses call the Greater Newport area home.
Our coastal communities have boundless opportunities! Connect Greater Newport is a resource for businesses throughout the region and those looking to invest in our communities.
This new division is supported by the communities of Newport County the town of Bristol, the vanBeuren Charitable Foundation and Bank Newport.
We need to hear from you to make this initiative successful. Please visit ConnectGreaterNewport.com to take our survey. The results will be used to develop both a 5-year strategic plan for the initiative, as well as the implementation of a business support program.
For more information on Connect Greater Newport, visit our sister site here.
InnovateNewport, currently in development, will provide a wide range of modern office suites, rooms and meeting spaces with the latest technology available. For more information visit InnovateNewportRI.com.
The Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC), launched in 2005, works with the state government to develop programs and policies that increase Rhode Island's research and development capacity, encourages entrepreneurship and new company creation while enabling innovation.