why choose springfield
Live & Work in Western Mass
The Greater Springfield region combines the best of a vibrant city on the move with the best of charming New England towns that have a more rural feel. We think that makes living and working here a smart decision.
The Knowledge Corridor, in the region of Springfield and Hartford, CT, is named for the area’s second-largest concentration of colleges and universities in the country. These institutions attract and educate a talented and diverse workforce.
One of our key initiatives is to champion business growth. As drivers of the region’s economic vitality, our mission is to help small businesses start, grow and expand.
Travel, Tourism & Entertainment
From the new MGM Resort and Casino, the Dr. Seuss Museum, Bright Nights and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Springfield—to outdoor adventure, arts and culture, shopping, and restaurants throughout the area, you’ll want to stay and play awhile.
News & Events
SPRINGFIELD, Mass – July 1, 2022 – The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) is seeking nominations for its annual Super 60 awards program. Super 60 recognizes the success of the fastest-growing and privately-owned businesses in the region. Nominations must be submitted by the…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 2, 2022 – The Springfield Regional Chamber will hold its Annual Meeting Celebration on June 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Sheraton Springfield. The evening, sponsored by Florence Bank with support from Health New England, will…Read More
June 29, 2022, Springfield, Mass. — New England Public Media won three awards at the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) conference in Seattle, Washington, on June 24. The awards recognized the best in public media journalism produced in 2021 from across the…Read More
HOLYOKE – The Mental Health Association’s GRIT-Yale Street Program that serves LGBTQ+ individuals in recovery with substance use and mental health conditions welcomed Mayor Joshua Garcia for a first-time visit June 28. Garcia expressed appreciation for MHA’s residential program serving those whom…Read More
HOLYOKE, Mass. –The Dowd Agencies, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 120 years, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jack Dowd from account executive to vice president of personal lines. Dowd has been with the agency since 2016…Read More