WHY ATTEND? Connect. Grow. Thrive.

Connect brings together local business owners to share insights, network, learn, and find inspiration.

Curated for independent business, you'll discover actionable tips and tactics that will accelerate your growth and success.

World-class speakers

Learn from thought leaders from the worlds of tech, branding, marketing, and the independent retail and restaurant community.


Invaluable insights

Learn beneficial techniques for small business owners. Discover tips that will grow your sales and optimize your marketing and operations.


New relationships

Create lasting, meaningful relationships with other independent business owners in New York.


Fun & inspiration

Get inspired by leading retail and restaurant experts. Then, connect with other attendees over cocktails.


Connect world tour

Watch the highlights from Connect Montreal and read our key takeaways here.

ACTIONABLE & INSIGHTFUL A one-day event that could change your business forever.

Rapidly evolving technology and consumer behaviors are adding complexity for independent owners. We created Connect to give you a competitive advantage you need to succeed in today’s retail and restaurant industries.

Eye-opening sessions

Networking cocktail hour

Free valet parking

Breakfast and lunch included

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