The Town of West Hartford has five (5) business associations: Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association, Elmwood Business Association, Home Design District, Park Road Association, and West Hartford Business Association. Each association is comprised of a variety of businesses that represent each distinct business district in town.
The Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association (BCNA) is a not-for-profit organization comprised of local residents, businesses, non-profits, and advocates for the Bishops Corner Neighborhood of West Hartford. Specifically, our goals include: beautification of Bishops Corner, increased pedestrian and bicycle safety, to facilitate communication with residents, businesses and not-for-profits, and play an active role in redevelopment projects in Bishops Corner.
In order to accommodate the schedules of all members, we meet many times per year offering both morning and evening meetings. Please contact BishopsCorner@Yahoo.com for more information.
The Elmwood Business Association is a not-for-profit organization made up of business owners and representatives from the Elmwood section of West Hartford. At monthly meetings, members discuss activity in the area including police, government, community and business related issues. Representatives from the Town and State government are frequently in attendance.
Meetings are held the first Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at GastroPark, 635 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06110 (on the corner of New Park Avenue). For more information email Elmwoodba1@gmail.com.
The Home Design District is a group of home improvement, home décor, and construction related businesses located in the New Park Avenue area of West Hartford, Connecticut. The Home Design District uses the collective power of its businesses to market, promote, and brand the area as a prime destination for consumers seeking quality goods and services to improve their homes and businesses. Member businesses are conveniently located in one square mile and offer everything today's busy homeowner could need to build, renovate, decorate, repair or furnish a home. From roofing to flooring, from windows to wall coverings, if it's for the home, you'll find it in the Home Design District. The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at one of the member's business location.
The Park Road Association is a not-for-profit organization made up of businesses, property owners, residents and individuals. Its an advocate for the neighborhood and interacts with state and local government as needed to benefit of the neighborhood. The Association is involved in many activities which address safety, business promotion and quality of life issues.
Members get to share their views at monthly meetings at which they also receive updates from the West Hartford Police Department and other governmental agencies. For more information, contact Tracy Flater, email@example.com, 860-523-5900 ext. 12.
The Park Road Association is an affiliate of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce. Major annual events include the Park Road Parade, the Celebrity Breakfast and Park Road Awards Night.
About The Park Road Association
For decades, the Park Road neighborhood has been a historic establishment in the town of West Hartford. Through the efforts of some incredibly dedicated volunteers, it continues to thrive, better than ever, and become a unique destination for those seeking a relaxing way of life. The Association’s mission is to improve the quality of life for the Park Road neighborhood by maintaining the aesthetics of the street, bringing the community together through events, helping maintain the safety of the neighborhood, and improving business promotion on Park Road and the surrounding streets.
West Hartford Center is a traditional New England town center with over 140 retailers including specialty shops, boutiques, service providers, and restaurants many of which offer outdoor dining. The West Hartford Business Association (WHCBA) strives to create a vibrant business environment to attract new business and increase customer base through brand marketing and event promotions.
Blue Back Square is a unique shopping, living, dining, and entertainment destination. Anchored by Crate & Barrel, Barnes & Noble, Cinepolis Cinemas and West Elm. Blue Back also has many upscale restaurants and retailers such as The Cheesecake Factory, Vinted, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, The Place to Be, and World of Beer.
Centrally located in the most affluent neighborhood of West Hartford and regionally accessible to all of Central Connecticut, Blue Back Square is where people shop, eat, work, and live.