The Hartford Business Improvement District (Hartford BID) is a 60-block non-profit 501(c)(3) special services district located in the commercial core of Hartford, Connecticut.

The mission of the Hartford BID is to bring about positive and lasting change by enhancing the economic vitality and quality of life within the District.

Working collectively with the Mayor’s Office, Police Department and Public Works Department, as well as the more than 100 property owners and other organizations within the District, the Hartford BID will accomplish its mission through initiatives that create a safer, cleaner and more attractive environment for employees, residents and visitors to the District.

The programs of the Hartford BID deliver meaningful and measurable supplemental services beyond what is provide by the City of Hartford. These detail-oriented cleaning, public safety, and marketing services help to mitigate many of the real and perceived challenges that face our district on a daily basis.

The Hartford BID manages with a focus on city destinations, events, and attractions.

FREE Auto and Bicycle Roadside Assistance in the District, (860) 331-4646 
The Hartford BID Ambassadors provide help with automobile lock-outs, emergency refueling, flat tires and jump starts in Downtown Hartford and a portion of Asylum Hill.

The Hartford BID Ambassadors now provide help with flat tires, popped chains, and other light bicycle maintenance as well.

Learn more about what we do:

2019 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report

Unless otherwise noted, meetings of the Hartford BID Board of Commissioners are held at 8:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at 31 Pratt Street, 5th Floor, Hartford, CT.  The meetings of the District’s board of commissioners shall be open to all property owners and lessees.

Upcoming meetings:
January 8, 2019
February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019
April 9, 2019
June 11, 2019
July 9, 2019
September 10, 2019
October 8, 2019
November 12, 2019
December 10, 2019

Jordan Polon
Executive Director
jpolon at hartfordbid dot com
(860) 728-2289

Chip McCabe
Director of Marketing
cmccabe at hartfordbid dot com
(860) 728-2293

Rodney Crockett
Hartford BID Ambassador Program, Operations Manger
rcrockett at blockbyblock dot com
(860) 462-9864