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.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., December 29, 2020 — The Springfield Regional Chamber will host three virtual events on Wednesdays this January, each dedicated to helping business leaders across Western Massachusetts navigate the challenges, complexities and great hope that the COVID-19 vaccine now offers. What…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Freedom Credit Union was awarded a $58,800 grant from the state of Massachusetts to train 29 workers by 2023. This project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund Program grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor…Read More
SPRINGFIELD, MA (02/23/2021) The Western New England University School of Law’s Center for Social Justice has been awarded a $6,000 DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) mini-grant from Health New England. The grant provides funding to local non-profit organizations that are actively…Read More