EVENTS LIKE NO OTHERS
From intimate VIP receptions to massive expos to expert roundtables, our events attract audiences
We produce 9 Signature and several Custom Events a year. Today’s events are all about creating memorable and interactive experiences for guests and sponsors alike. Transcend Events Group works with clients every day to help create innovative experiences for a variety of audiences elevating their events above all expectations. Years of event experience along with the resources of the Hartford Courant Media Group. We offer clients a fully integrated, 360° approach to consumer/attendee engagement leveraging print, digital, social and event assets. We reach over 80% of the market.
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The Hartford Courant’s annual Daytrips and Destinations Expo is Connecticut’s premier summer planning and travel event. Hosted by Fox 61’s Daytrippers Jim Altman and Sarah Cody, exhibitors showcase everything from local highlights to domestic and international destination travel. Exhibitors run exclusive offers and onsite booking specials. Event boasts, sponsored early bird giveaways, complete passport processing, free cruise line seminars, one day only deals with onsite booking and exciting hourly contest giveaways. Check out The Taste for Travel pavilion too and discover wine, beer and spirits from around the region (21+). Expo hosts approximately 2500 attendees. Exhibititor and sponsorship packages available.
Each year Hartford and New Haven readership take to the internet to vote for CTNOW’s Best Ofs, their favorites from dining to music and hair stylists to tattoo artists. Each April/May Hartford Courant Media Group invites CTNOW Best Of winners to a reception and photoshoot to celebrate their victories. Receptions are held in both markets and photos are run with announcements in print. Each event hosts approximately 300 attendees.
Hartford Magazine, Greater Hartford’s premier monthly lifestyle magazine, presents its Annual Best of Hartford Magazine & Annual Gala Celebration; showcasing Greater Hartford’s favorite people, places and things! Event hosts approximately 600 attendees. Ticket and sponsorship packages available.
The Hartford Courant's annual Transitions Expo is Connecticut's premier active adult and senior living planning event. Making important decisions for the future can be an uncomfortable reality. This free event provides a comprehensive guide and resource center for future planning, for you and your family. Exhibitors and seminars cover a wide breadth of topics including financial and estate planning, health and wellness, in-home and assisted living care, caring for the caregiver, lifestyle and recreation and jobs, dating and travel after retirement. Talk to industry experts in each of these areas to get the most up to date and responsible information. Exhibitors and Sponsors are featured in an the official Transitions Expo program guide, published inside The Courant pre-event and is distributed onsite as a valuable takeaway packed with information, including a directory of all Transitions resources. The event hosts approximately 1500 attendees. Exhibitor and Sponsorhips available.
Top Workplaces is The Courant's exclusive list of the 60 leading employers in the Hartford area. Winning criteria, based on employee nominations and surveys, includes; company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation and benefits. The winning companies are recognized at The Top Workplaces dinner event. Local celebrity emcees announce first, second and third place winners in each category. Event hosts approximately 600 attendees. Company Table and sponsorship packages available.
Each October, more than 2500 people fill the streets of West Hartford’s Blue Back Square to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Hartford Courant’s Pink Party. Blue Back Square goes pink for a night, hosting this block-party event with live music, dancing, breast cancer survivor fashion show, dance performances, food sampling, pink carpet photoshoots, raffle and much more. Area business and sponsor exhibitors showcase fun and exciting products and services onsite. Event proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Southern New England. Exhibitor and Sponsor packages available.
The Hartford Courant’s annual Ski, Sun and Travel Expo is Connecticut’s premier winter planning and travel event. Exhibitors showcase everything from all local things to see and do to domestic and international destination travel, most of which offer exclusive, cost-saving expo specials onsite. Attendees line up early before the doors one to score early bird giveaways from sponsors and exhibitors. Show highlights include a complete onsite ski shop offering deep discounts on top brand ski and snowboard equipment, gear, boots, apparel and accessories. Complete passport processing services are available onsite all day. Popular cruise lines offer free seminars, one-day only deals and onsite booking. Attendees have the chance to enter to win exciting hourly contest giveaways all day long. And in the afternoon, the Expo’s Thirst for Travel pavilion offers wine, beer and spirits sampling to 21 and older attendees.