DOAG: Big E CT Building

Connecticut Building at the Eastern States Exposition

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The Big E is an annual event that takes place in West Springfield, MA, during the month of September. The Big E attracted 1,525,553 visitors in 2017.


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One of thmost popular attractions at the Big E is the Avenuof States, which includes all six New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). The Connecticut Building offers a unique opportunity for agricultural businesses, non-profits, and other entities with an agricultural mission to showcase the diversity of Connecticut agriculture.


In 2017, over one million people visited the Connecticut Building, proving to be a tremendouvenue for showcasing Connecticut based companies and Connecticut made merchandise and services.


The 2018 Big E is scheduled for:


September 14-30, 2018


Connecticut Day will take place on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.




Interested in being part of this great event? Exhibit with us.


The ConnecticuDepartmenof Agriculture (DoAg) is accepting vendor applications for the agriculture booth spaces in the Connecticut Building with the purpose of providing Connecticut farms, small agricultural businesses, and agricultural non-profit organizations the opportunity to market and promote their products and/or service.


The Connecticut Department of Agriculture invites Connecticut businesses and organizations to apply for exhibit space. Contact us for more information on how to be part of this event or view the application materials below.

Thank you for your interest in representing Connecticut agriculture at this event. Please call 860-713-2503 or e-mail Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov to receive more application or participation information. Applications must be received no later than 3:00 PM on March 30, 2018. For more information on the Big E, visit: https://www.thebige.com/