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
SPRINGFIELD, MA – (October 21, 2020) Big Y has announced that they will close all of their stores including Big Y World Class Markets, Table & Vine and Fresh Acres specialty market on Thanksgiving November 26 as well as Friday November 27.…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, MA (10/21/2020) State and college officials announced Tuesday that Western New England University (WNE) and Convergent Photonics received a $2.5 million grant to start an integrated photonics laboratory together. The Baker-Polito Administration announced a new grant totaling over approximately $2,581,109 from…Read More