The City of Meriden is home to a diversified tax base that includes over a thousand businesses providing numerous job opportunities.
Key employers include the MidState Medical Center, Meriden Mall, Middlesex Community College – Meriden Center, and businesses ranging from manufacturing to medical to retail. Meriden-based manufacturing firms produce a diversified product line, which includes electronic components, biopharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, metal alloys, and video/data transmission equipment. Meriden has several business incentive programs and an active Chamber of Commerce that can help you and your business Make It in Our Meriden.
Interested in starting a business and need assistance on how to get started?
- Browse the City of Meriden resources, or contact our Economic Development staff with your question.
- The CERC Business Information Center can answer your questions on incorporating your business, licenses and other requirements for small businesses in CT.
- The Small Business Development Center can answer your technical questions from how to write a business plan to how to access capital.
- The Midstate Chamber of Commerce has a directory of local businesses in our area!