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'It's Working In Wilton:' Economic Video Touts Benefits Of The Town

"It's Working in Wilton," a five-minute video, focuses on the town's access to transportation, proximity to Boston and New York, and access to a highly educated workforce.
"It's Working in Wilton," a five-minute video, focuses on the town's access to transportation, proximity to Boston and New York, and access to a highly educated workforce. Photo Credit: 'It's Working in Wilton' screenshot

WILTON, Conn. — "It's Working In Wilton:" That's the message of a new video aimed at companies looking to relocate to Southwestern Connecticut.

The Wilton Economic Development Commission released the video, which encourages companies to consider Wilton as their next place to call home.

The five-minute video focuses on Wilton’s access to transportation, proximity to Boston and New York, and access to a highly educated workforce. It aims to spotlight the benefits that Wilton offers to prospective and existing businesses and their employees.

The video features interviews with the leadership of some of Wilton’s corporate residents, including ASML, Dorel Sports, and Tauck, who discuss their experiences in Wilton. In addition, the video includes testimonials from developers who have recently worked with the town in getting major projects approved.

Interviewees include:

  • Bill Amalfitano, General Manager of ASML
  • Mark De Pecol, Principal with Senior Living Development,
  • Kevin Kane, R&D Business Manager with Dorel Sports/Cannondale Bicycles,
  • Sean McDonnell, principal with Health Care Affinity Group, Avison Young, and
  • Jennifer Tombaugh, President of Tauck.

“We are thrilled to be able to share this video, which perfectly captures what a great place Wilton is to live and work,” said Wilton’s First Selectman, Lynne Vanderslice. “Wilton appreciates its businesses and the support they provide to the community. We invite potential investors to come and learn more about how ‘It’s Working in Wilton.’”

In addition, the following individuals donated their services to the video: ; David O'Brien, voiceover; Drew Gumins of Riverbrook Regional YMCA; Vanderslice. Robert Winsor of CBS Television; and Jason Schuler of Awakened Films. The video was produced by Adam Pemberton of Echo Brand Group.

Click here to watch the full video.

Many large companies such as ASML, Blue Buffalo, Breitling, Dorel Sports, Melissa and Doug, and Tauck call Wilton home.

The Wilton Economic Development Commission is a nine-member volunteer commission appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Its mission is to promote and enhance Wilton’s reputation.

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