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Why Springfield?

Industry Advantages

The Springfield Regional Chamber drives the economic vitality of the western Massachusetts business community by attracting new investors and business owners, supporting existing organizations, and enhancing the region’s financial climate.

As your source for the latest economic data and statistics, we have launched a set of tools to help you recognize and understand key indicators to help you make informed decisions. Our Economic Development Tools allow you to discover local intel on vital metrics for establishing and running a successful business, including economic trends, customer population, local competition, skilled workforce locations, areas for development opportunities, and more.

Identify the fast growing industries creating new opportunities in our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

Search across:

  • All Industries
  • Traded Industries
  • Local Industries

 

 

Identify the largest industries driving employment in our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).​

Search across:

  • All Industries
  • Traded Industries
  • Local Industries

 

 

Learn more about the industries our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) specializes in.

Search across

  • Our Star Industries
  • Our Emerging Industries
  • Local Industries

 

 

New business opportunities may exist for local industries that are underrepresented in the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

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  • Retail Trade
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Repair, Maintenance, and Personal Services
  • Food Services and Drinking Places

 

 

These are the top traded industry clusters in our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) whose synergies enable them to be more productive by sharing specialized labor and inputs.​

Some Top Industries

  • Education and Knowledge Creation
  • Business Services
  • Distribution and Electronic Commerce
  • Insurance Services
  • Hospitality and Tourism

 

 

These are the largest traded industry clusters when the counties in and around our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) are combined. These clusters provide powerful value chains that existing and new businesses can benefit from.​

Some Top Industries

  • Business Services
  • Insurance Services
  • Distribution and Electronic Commerce
  • Education and Knowledge Creation
  • Aerospace Vehicles and Defense