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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Summer Camp & Adventure Expo
March 10 2018
Est. 2,500 Attendees
The Hartford Courant is the #1 resource for Summer Camp information and advice for parents. This year the Hartford Courant will be hosting an interactive event to provide families the opportunity to plan and gather ideas for their entire summer in just one day. The FREE event will be promoted across an extensive multi-media campaign including print, digital, radio, broadcast and outdoor platforms and offer guests the unique opportunity to interact 1-on-1 with camp & destination representatives, offer exclusive show-only deals and feature live entertainment & activities all day long.
Hartford Courant Spring & Summer Travel Show
May 5, 2018
Hartford Courant’s Spring & Summer Travel Show is Connecticut’s largest consumer summer planning travel expo, hosting more than 5,000 attendees and over 100 exhibiting destinations. The show serves as a summer travel planning guide, with show-only deals, giveaways, sampling and fun! Connecticut residents also had the opportunity to apply for or renew their passports directly at the show with processing services offered by the Connecticut Passport Agency. The Taste for Travel Pavilion was back again this year and gave attendees the chance to sample some local foods, spirits, wines and craft brews.
Hartford Courant Fall & Winter Travel Show
October 28, 2018
The Hartford Courant Fall & Winter Travel Show is Connecticut’s winter travel show! The event serves as a travel and ski planning guide, with show-only deals, giveaways, and live entertainment. Thousands of Connecticut residents turn to the Ski, Sun & Travel expo as a resource for their winter planning . The show will provide your business the opportunity to get in front of families and ski & snowboard enthusiasts as they make their winter fun and travel plans.
May & November 2018
Est. 400 Attendees
Featuring a multi-course tasting menu and drink pairing, fused with elements of mystery and excitement, Secret Supper creates a true one-of-a-kind dining experience. To drum up hype and anticipation of the secret event, a teaser campaign will be utilized, promoting certain details of the event. The undisclosed location will then be revealed to ticket holders on the morning of the event.
Est. 400 Attendees
CTNOW’s Barrel Night: A celebration of fine whiskey and spirits attract affluent, discerning taste-makers to gather in the heart of Hartford to have an intimate sampling from a wide array of top shelf whiskey, bourbon and rye. While sampling product from the finest brands, our guests will have the opportunity to meet and talk to master distillers, spirits ambassadors and the owners of some of the most talked about whiskeys. Our guests will be entertained with live music and a host of activities that compliment their tasting experience. No more than 400 tickets are be sold in order to provide an intimate and rewarding experience for both vendors and guests.
Best of Hartford Magazine
Hartford Magazine, Greater Hartford’s premier monthly lifestyle magazine, presents its Annual Best of Hartford Magazine & 14th Annual Gala Celebration; showcasing Greater Hartford’s favorite people, places and things!
September 20, 2018
The Top Workplaces event publicly recognizes the most dynamic and supportive local companies, based solely on employee surveys. This awards ceremony and networking event celebrates the best in the cities business community. C-Level executives and employees will network and share their stories of success.
One Day University
May & June 2018
Est. 400 Attendees
Every university has a few professors who are wildly popular. At One Day U, we work closely with these professors to develop the most engaging talks that inform and inspire our adult "students-for-a-day." The professors who teach at One Day U have won countless teaching awards and earned the highest possible ratings from their students on campus. Now, they travel across the country with One Day University to educate and entertain students of all ages, not just "traditional" college students.
Women’s Wellness Retreat
Hartford Courant will host a luxurious and transformational wellness retreat. This day-long retreat, with a ticket upgrade for overnight, takes place in a spa-like atmosphere, free from digital distractions of everyday life. Attendees will have the opportunity to refresh their mind, body and soul and will help guests curate their best selves.
October 4, 2018
Each October, more than 3,500 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 photo-shoots, raffles and much more. Area business and sponsor exhibitors showcase fun and exciting products and services onsite. Event proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen New England.
PRIME Lifestyle Expo
September 29, 2018
The Hartford Courant's annual Prime Lifestyle Expo (formerly Transitions) 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.