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 – September 21, 2021 – The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) will partner with MassHire BizWorks, a division of the MassHire Department of Career Services’ Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, to offer a free educational webinar for businesses. From…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mass – September 22, 2021 – The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) will host an informative webinar to help employers prepare for the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine mandate that was issued by President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in early September. The new mandate…Read More
Springfield, MA (October 22, 2021) – Halloran Sage, with an office in Springfield, MA, recently had 18 of its attorneys recognized in the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers® is a nationally accredited rating service of lawyers who have…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, MA (10/22/2021) Sarah Butterick, formerly an Assistant Public Defender in the Saratoga County Public Defender’s Office, has been appointed the Title IX and Compliance Officer for Western New England University. Chief Human Resource Officer Joanne Ollson announced the appointment in September.…Read More
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will continue distribution of $1 million in federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF), as part of the American Rescue Plan, in 2021, along with $689,200 via the state-funded MassGrant Plus program. MassGrant…Read More