1. About Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) is a private, non-profit corporation that provides resources and information to businesses operating in or entering the region by aiding in expansion, relocation and networking. They deliver the services and business resources that will enable companies to thrive in Western Massachusetts while improving the region's economy and lifestyle through the creation of quality jobs and enhanced public and private investment.  

     

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    2. The Casino Era Begins

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 6 2011)

      The Casino Era Begins ...ead of becoming merely competition for a host of sectors. This is a difficult assignment, said Blair, but the EDC will be diligent about minimizing the potentially negative aspects of a casino — wherever it is located. “... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Mohegan Sun

    3. “Partnering and R&D with Department of Defense Laboratories”

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 19 2011)

      ... the numerous DOD agencies that provide funding.  For more information or to register to attend,  contact the EDC.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    4. EDC Assesses Regional Competitiveness

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

      ...per Cluster”. The complete study can be downloaded here – http://www.westernmassedc.com/cwsreport/     The EDC commissioned CWS Consulting Group to assess ten regional industry sectors for growth and investment potent... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Homefield Advantage

    5. Do You Have What Mestek Wants?

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

      Do You Have What Mestek Wants? ... the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to promote our second Buy Mass Day in western Mass.   The EDC is pleased to join with Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) and the Massachusetts Office of Bus... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Westfield

    6. 2012 European Business Development Mission

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 10 2011)

      2012 European Business Development Mission ...ld MA region) sponsorship of a Dutch medical device regulatory affairs conference two days before Medica. The EDC’s goal is to identify and talk to corporate executives from firms that are interested in U.S. investment, ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Knowledge Corridor   Michael Graney

    7. EDC Hosts French Delegation

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 5 2011)

      EDC Hosts French Delegation ...Paris with a U.S. office in Cambridge that assists European companies that want to enter the U.S. market. The EDC works with Hubtech 21 and similar organizations to identify international regions and clusters (which are ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    8. EDC HOSTED LOGISTIC CONFERENCE

      Explore From the EDC (Sep 12 2011)

      ...ributors, economic developers and planners for Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut and upstate New York.  The EDC believes that our region is well positioned to capture new business due to our historic logistics advantag... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    9. OUTLOOK 2011 SPEAKERS CONGRESSMAN RICHARD NEAL AND GOVERNOR DEVAL PATRICK

      Explore From the EDC (Sep 8 2011)

      ...line what that budget means for us in the region and the state as a whole.  Mary Ellen Scott, a member of the EDC and the Chamber, president and owner of United Personnel Services, will present the Chamber’s Legislative ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    10. In tight economy, Pioneer Valley experts look to fire up regional job engines

      Explore GazetteNET (Aug 17 2011)

      In tight economy, Pioneer Valley experts look to fire up regional job engines ...the Valley from Greenfield to Springfield and beyond. In addition to a focus on recruiting and retention, the EDC also plays a key role in advocating for legislation to aid in economic and workforce development while ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Coca-Cola   Springfield

    11. INTERNATIONAL DELEGATIONS VISITING WESTERN MASS

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 17 2011)

      ...lar or if you would like to discuss international trade or investment opportunities in general.       The EDC has pursued an international business development strategy for the past few years. We recognized that as b... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    12. U.S. Trust's Take on Recent Market Conditions

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 10 2011)

      ...rector Chris Borowiec offered this short analysis of the recent twists and turns in the equity markets to the EDC to share with our readers: From U.S. Trust: We remain bullish on equities despite the significant pullba... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    13. EDC Supports Massachusetts Activities at BIO Convention

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 1 2011)

      ...O Allan W. Blair and our staff believe that forging personal and business connections between the LSC and the EDC (representing our companies and institutions) at events like BIO makes sense. Simply put, the Commonwealth... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Allan W. Blair

    14. Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference

      Explore From the EDC (Jun 13 2011)

      Western Mass Companies Exhibit at Medical Device Conference ...eir new medical device pipeline, that is just as good, if not better, than attracting inbound investment. The EDC will continue this initiative, so anyone interested in future participation or with a show to recommend sh... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Michael Graney

    15. Profiles in Business

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 7 2011)

      Profiles in Business ... coping with all this change and evolution, Blair said he also has to deal with the high expectations for the EDC, a situation magnified by the recession and the critical need for jobs, especially in urban centers trying... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   MassMutual

    16. Governor Patrick Recommending Western Massachusetts

      Explore From the EDC (May 17 2011)

      ...nies. The companies were chosen by Raytheon to participate in response to an invitation issued by AIM and the EDC, which included Raytheon’s “wish list” for new technologies. Raytheon vetted the applications and ended up... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   Liberty Mutual

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