New London Roundtable

September meeting cancelled and attendees invited to attend “Culture Connects” event.  Next meeting TBD.

Participation in the New London Roundtable is intended for representatives of businesses and organizations currently operating in the City of New London, including registered New London Coalition partners.  Over 90 different businesses and organizations from the corporate sector, arts & cultural organizations, City, and educational institutions have attended in the past year.

In 2018, the New London Roundtable monthly meetings will:

1. Share relevant information and updates;
2. Bring projects to the table for collective brainstorming, collaborative opportunities, and support;
3. Help set goals and priorities for the City; and
4. Connect New London to regional initiatives for City benefit.

Focus Areas:
Arts & Culture; Education Initiatives; Workforce & Business Development; Infrastructure & Transportation


Roundtable participants discuss the budget process with Senator Paul Formica at the November 2017 meeting at the Public Library of New London.

Mayor Passero provides an update on lighting and sidewalk improvements at the March 2018 meeting at the Hispanic Alliance at Harris Place.

Meetings are at 4:00pm on the last Thursday of each month for one hour at venues around the city. Locations TBA as confirmed.

Keynote presentations and speakers will provide introductions or updates on project developments that:

  • Have city-wide and regional impact
  • Affect one or more of the focus groups
  • Contain pertinent information that people need to know early on
  • No advertising, solicitations or funding requests

If your organization or business would like to provide keynote or project introduction, please contact Wendy Bury at or (860)448-5135 with brief outline of topic that meets the above criteria and preferred month to speak.

Thank you to the following locations for hosting the New London Roundtable meetings:  Connecticut College-Palmer Auditorium, Fort Trumbull Conference Center, Garde Arts Center, Harris Place Conference Room, Hispanic Alliance at Harris Place, Hygienic Art Park, ISAAC (Interdistrict School for Arts & Communication), Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Marquee Gallery, Mitchell College, Mohegan Apartments Ballroom, Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School, New London Library, New London Main Street, Ocean Beach Park.  The Roundtable locations will continue to rotate to venues throughout the city.

To be considered to host a meeting, the venue must be handicap accessible, and seat 40-50 attendees.  Some meetings require audio visual capabilities.  Please contact Deb Mathiasen at to be placed on the calendar.