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    1. Development Associates Co-brokers purchase of 80,000 SF industrial facility

      Development Associates Co-brokers purchase of 80,000 SF industrial facility

      Development Associates of Agawam, MA has co-brokered the purchase of the former Dow Jones mail facility with the sellers agent: MacMillan & Sons of Springfield, MA and the Fischer Co. of Dallas, TX. The property known as 102 First Avenue in Chicopee, MA is strategically located at the intersection of I-90 (MA Turnpike) and I-291.

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    2. MGM Springfield wants your help engaging job-seekers!

      MGM Springfield wants your help engaging job-seekers!

      MGM Springfield has partnered with SkillSmart, an online platform that connects job seekers and their individual skills to potential positions within the company. With SkillSmart an individual creates a profile and includes previous jobs, education, volunteer work, military experience and other relevant experience to (match up against the) (help determine your) qualifications for positions at MGM Springfield. See a job you like but don’t quite have the skills needed?  We are partnering with local colleges and community organizations offering classes and trainings that can help to close the skill gap and increase your chances for a desired position. MGM ...

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    3. EDC of Western MA & GSCVB Release RFP to Develop New Brand

      EDC of Western MA & GSCVB Release RFP to Develop New Brand

      SPRINGFIELD, MA - (2/29/2016) The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau (GSCVB) and The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) have released a Request for Proposals (RFP) with a goal of creating a new, regional brand for tourism and economic development in Western Massachusetts.

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    4. The Holyoke Innovation District presents

      The Holyoke Innovation District presents

      A Broadband Workshop: Maximizing Utilization of the Pioneer Valley's Broadband Infrastructure

      WHEN: 
      Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8am - 1:30pm
      WHERE:  
      Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
      WHY: 
      Planners, economic development professionals, business professionals and local leaders need hard information about our broadband infrastructure so as to inform what this infrastructure might mean to our collective future.
       
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    5. REGIONAL MANUFACTURING EXECUTIVE BRIEFING Western Massachusetts

      REGIONAL MANUFACTURING EXECUTIVE BRIEFING Western Massachusetts

      Manufacturing, despite challenges, is growing in Massachusetts

      Join AIM, MassMEP and the EDC of Western Mass for an examination of strategies for growing a manufacturing business in Massachusetts.  We'll identify best practices, discuss business resources, and share recommendations from a study conducted last year by RTI International on the Berkshire, Hamden, Hampshire & Franklin Counties' manufacturing sector, and more.

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    6. Holyoke receives Adams Arts Grant for Creative Economy

      Holyoke receives Adams Arts Grant for Creative Economy

      For Immediate Release:

      HOLYOKE, MA – The Holyoke Creative Arts Center (HCAC) is excited to announce that it has again received an Adams Arts Grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) for the ARTery.  The state agency has awarded the project $35,000 for 2016 and 2017.  The partnership between the HCAC, the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), the Western Mass Economic Development Council (EDC), and the City of Holyoke was initially funded in 2014 by a $75,000 Adams Arts Grant. The Adams Arts Program supports projects that revitalize communities, create jobs, grow creative industries, and increase engagement in ...

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    7. For Small and Diverse Business Owners

      For Small and Diverse Business Owners

      The Operational Services Division’s Supplier Diversity Office, in collaboration with Governor Baker’s Office of Access and Opportunity and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development, is hosting the MA Supplier Diversity Regional Series (The Series), which kicks off in Lawrence on October 27 and continues through October and November, traveling to Worcester (November 3), Roxbury (November 5), New Bedford (November 13), and Springfield (November 18).

      We cordially invite you to attend the event being held at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, at the UMASS Center in Springfield where you will meet with state, municipal, and private ...

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    8. Western Mass "Big Data" Professionals Help to Cultivate Next Generation Tech Talent at 2015 MassBigData TechTrek

      Western Mass "Big Data" Professionals Help to Cultivate Next Generation Tech Talent at 2015 MassBigData TechTrek

       

       

      MEDIA CONTACT: 

      Brian Noyes
      Senior Communications Manager
      Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
      (508) 870-0312 x:293
      noyes@masstech.org
       
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      Thursday, September 24, 2015
       

      Also Features Launch of MassMutual’s New Amherst Data Science Center

      On Monday, September 28, 2015, executives from several prominent organizations that are driving Big Data innovation, including Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), National Grid, EnerNOC, Lexalytics and MachineMetrics, will come together to cultivate and inspire the next generation of computing and analytics talent. Organized by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative in partnership with the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, the 2015 MassBigData ‘Tech Trek’ will ...

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    9. Baker-Polito Administration Opens Fifth Annual Round of MassWorks Infrastructure Awards

      Baker-Polito Administration Opens Fifth Annual Round of MassWorks Infrastructure Awards

      BOSTON – Monday, June 8, 2015 – Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced today the opening of the fifth annual round of the MassWorks Infrastructure Program. The competitive grant program invests in local infrastructure projects that leverage housing production and job creation across the Commonwealth.

       “Our administration is committed to partnering with cities and towns, and MassWorks infrastructure grants are a critical component of that partnership,” said Governor Baker. “We look forward to continuing to make strategic investments in our communities.”

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    10. Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

      Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

      Berkshire Health Systems, in conjunction  with several Medicaid Insurance providers, will hold Enrollment  Fairs in all sections of the Berkshires to aid residents currently covered by Boston Medical Center HealthNet (BMC HealthNet)  who wish to choose another insurer that covers Berkshire Health Systems services in-network. Certified Application Counselors will be on hand to assist those who wish to select a new plan.

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    11. CNR MA to Host Outreach Event in Springfield

      CNR MA to Host Outreach Event in Springfield

      The Western Mass EDC, in partnership with CNR MA and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association is hosting a match making event on May 21, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel, Springfield, Ma from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The invitation is attached.  All businesses are invited regardless of membership in any business organization. It is expected that most of the subcontractors for CNR MA will attend this event.

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    12. “No Space Left Behind:”

      “No Space Left Behind:”

      Springfield, MA on Friday April 24th in downtown Springfield there will be a public tour and reception to celebrate the tactical urbanism interventions created by a group of students from the University of Massachusetts Graduate Urban Design Studio.  The tour will begin at 2pm at Steiger Park and will finish with a reception at Focus Springfield, sponsored by the Springfield Central Cultural District.

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    13. Springfield Restaurant Week 2015

      Springfield Restaurant Week 2015

      Springfield Restaurant Week 2015 will take place April 23 to May 2.  Downtown restaurants participating in the springtime event will be Chef Wayne's Big Mamou, Nadim's Mediterranean Grill, Panjabi Tadka, The Fort/Student Prince, Theodores', Adolfo's, McCaffrey's Public House, Blackjack Steakhouse,  Shakago and Hot Table.

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    14. Western Mass Innovation & Entrepreneurship Tour

      Western Mass Innovation & Entrepreneurship Tour

      Western Mass is experiencing an Entrepreneurial Renaissance and I invite you to join me on April 10, 2015 to see first-hand highlights of this work in action! I believe you will be impressed and inspired. The tour will leave Springfield by Peter Pan Bus for UMass Amherst to see how student teams and faculty are innovating and formulating new ventures, and the entrepreneurship programs that support them.

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    15. NAWB SELECTS 2015 NATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

      NAWB SELECTS 2015 NATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS
      For Immediate Release
      2/11/2015
      Contact: Josh Copus (202) 857-7900
       
      NAWB SELECTS 2015 NATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS
      Awards Honor Excellence in Workforce Investment Board Innovations, Business Leadership
       

      Washington, D.C. - The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), the membership organization and advocate for more than 550 workforce investment boards (WIBs) nationwide and their network of America's Job Centers, has announced the 2015 winners of their annual WIB Excellence Award and W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award.

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    16. Springfield Central Cultural District to solicit RFPs for Branding Services

      Springfield Central Cultural District to solicit RFPs for Branding Services

      Springfield, MA – The Springfield Central Cultural District Board of Directors is soliciting proposals from agencies that can provide branding services. They are seeking a Springfield-based integrated communications and design agency that specializes in branding to work with the Central Cultural District Marketing Work Group to develop our brand identity.  As a new entity the Springfield Central Cultural District has the opportunity to effect positive change in the impression that people have of our city, by leveraging its impressive cultural assets and historical legacy.

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