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.
Today, your Chamber held its annual meeting – for the first time, virtually. Typically, this in-person meeting doubles as a grand celebration of our collective success. But, clearly, nothing is typical anymore. While anything pre COVID-19 seems like a distant blur, it…Read More
HOLYOKE, MA (November 23, 2020) – PeoplesBank has announced the following key promotions. Christina Bordeau has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager for the High Street, Holyoke location. Ms. Bordeau has more than 24 years of financial services…Read More
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will donate up to 150 Coronavirus test kits to North Adams Public Schools (NAPS) available for optional testing for all hybrid or in-person NAPS staff on Monday, November 23. NAPS will be administering…Read More