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., May 5, 2022 — The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) will host its fourth annual Fire and Ice Craft Cocktail Competition on Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Springfield Country Club, 1375 Elm Street, West Springfield. The Craft…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Apr. 20, 2022 – The Springfield Regional Chamber will present its Mayor’s Forum on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 7:15 – 9:00 a.m. at Springfield’s MassMutual Center. Dave Madsen of Western Mass News will moderate the discussion with Mayor Domenic…Read More
By 2030, Massachusetts carbon emissions must be 50% below 1990 levels, and the state aims to reach Net Zero by 2050. Thesegoals align with federal targets to reduce emissions by over 50% below 2005 levels by 2030. The race is on, and…Read More
City of Springfield Board of Health Issues Mask Advisory for those with Underlying Health Conditions
Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the Board of Health is issuing a Mask Advisory due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases. The City of Springfield’s Board of Health is…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, MA (05/06/2022) Western New England University (WNE) is pleased to announce that on Saturday, May 21, professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) Nick Newell will give the keynote address at the 2022 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. On Sunday, May 22, Sheila Barcohana Hollender,…Read More