Numerous organizations throughout the county make it their mission to support local businesses and help to grow the local economy. If you are thinking about going into business in the Berkshires or if you are looking for employment, these are the resources for you!
“1Berkshire is an independent not-for-profit corporation charged with strengthening and growing the Berkshire economy using an innovative collaborative approach among the region’s business, tourism, economic, and creative development efforts.
The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce, the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation, and the Berkshire Creative Economy Council have agreed to blend their operations. These partner organizations retain their individual missions and services while operating under the umbrella of 1Berkshire.”
Interested in learning more about the Berkshires? Want to find a job in the area, or find out what it would take to relocate here? Featuring job listings, employer profiles, and information for each city/town, this site has it all! x
“The goal of BerkshireNonProfits.com is to promote and support the work of nonprofits in Northern Berkshire and throughout Berkshire County by connecting volunteers and highlighting Community spirit.”
Everything you ever wanted to know about the individual towns in Berkshire County. Many different resources are compiled here for each town in the Commonwealth of Mass. You can find public school and community profiles, summaries of municipal finances, state legislators, regional offices for a variety of state agencies, and more. Also included are links to official city/town and public school websites, and other community sites that provide substantial civic information.
Find information about Berkshire businesses and a helpful search to locate the goods and services you need.
The mission of the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board, Inc. (BCREB) is to provide leadership for workforce development in Berkshire County by facilitating the development of and access to education, training and employment opportunities designed to meet the needs of the region’s employers and diverse workforce.
“If you consider yourself creative, consider Berkshire Creative for: networking events; finding jobs, collaborators, and resources; innovative programs to meet your needs; news that relates to your work and your world; and access to a vast creative community and business network through our Membership Program.”
The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is the official area-wide planning agency in the Berkshire region, with comprehensive planning responsibilities which include assisting community and regional land use, transportation, economic development and environmental planning.
“Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. is an association of businesses, downtown property owners, residents, cultural and non-profit organizations joining forces to increase economic activity through promoting downtown as a great place to do business, obtain professional services, shop, dine, work, live, attend events, and enjoy recreational activities.”
Remember old-fashioned Main Street with a barber shop, hardware stores, a five-and-dime and friendly Mom and Pop shops? Well, it still exists. Main Street in Downtown Lee is a real downtown, alive and well and just waiting for you to visit.
The Chamber of Commerce represents approximately 180 businesses and non-profit organizations in Lenox, Massachusetts. The Website provides information about Chamber members and area attractions.
The Southern Berkshires’ official travel and tourism website. A comprehensive resource featuring information on Southern Berkshire destinations, events, lodging, trip planning information, links, photos, and much more. Maintained by the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.
The Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce represents over 100 members in the heart of the Berkshires in a picturesque village made famous by Norman Rockwell.
Williamstown itself is a hub of unique cultural experiences. It is the home of Williams College, the renowned Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and the nationally acclaimed Williamstown Theatre Festival. Seasonal recreational offerings also abound!
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