The mission of The Business Council of Fairfield County (formerly known as SACIA) is to be one of the nation’s most respected and influential regional networks of business leaders, committed to strengthening the economic vitality of our region and the performance of our members through research-based public policy initiatives, information services, and network-building programs.
The Business Council provides value to its member firms in three priority areas.
The Business Council is committed to improving the economic vitality of southwestern Connecticut. We advocate for a positive business environment, work to ensure a quality business infrastructure, and create opportunities for diverse businesses to grow, develop, and locate within the region.
The Business Council initiates and coordinates business volunteer leadership directed at resolving key regional issues, serves as a vehicle to enable business to affect public policy, and provides programs and services designed to strengthen member firms.
The Business Council works to retain and attract businesses. It enables individual firms to improve their competitiveness, strengthen their workforce, and interact with potential customers and suppliers.