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. Hampshire College conference focuses on importance of videogame, digital animation business to Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 15 2012)

      Hampshire College conference focuses on importance of videogame, digital animation business to Western Massachusetts ... Pioneer Valley’s videogame and digital animation industry. The event was sponsored by Hampshire college, the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council and MassDiGI, the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute. Ha... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst   Northampton

    3. Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 12 2012)

      Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry ...the main reasons why the symposium is being held in Amherst, according to a release announcing the event. The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts is a private, nonprofit corporation that provides resour... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst   The Republican

    4. Grants Available to Companies Involved in International Business Development and Trade

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 8 2012)

      ...-9851 if you plan to attend. While multiple firm participation is not explicitlysupported by the grant, the EDC is willing to help companies organize a group approachthat would make sense, i.e. multiple companies atten... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    5. EDC Continues Trade Show Support for Western Mass Firms

      Explore From the EDC (Feb 26 2012)

      ...if you would like to exhibit. There are a number of exhibitor options availableat different price points. The EDC is working with our partners from statewideagencies to organize pavilions at some international shows, too... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    6. Growth Industry Sector Series Kicks Off with Photonics Event

      Explore From the EDC (Feb 10 2012)

      ...nologies can support some of these new initiatives.    The Photonics event was the first in the series. The EDC isworking on plans to follow this up with events in Specialty Manufacturing,Medical Devices and Plastics, ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    7. Register for Photonics Industry Sector Presentation

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 31 2012)

      ...e to get involved with any of these events. The EDC wishes to thank series sponsor First Niagara Bank.   The EDC wants to remind you to register for “New Market Opportunities for Photonics and Fiber Optics Companies”, t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    8. U.S. Rep. James McGovern tours fairgrounds on 4th Northampton visit

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 30 2012)

      U.S. Rep. James McGovern tours fairgrounds on 4th Northampton visit ...cials, Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce executive director Suzanne Beck, Allan W. Blair, head of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, and others at the fair office as part of a two-stop visit ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    9. Final Rebuild Springfield Meeting Slated for January 31

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 25 2012)

      Final Rebuild Springfield Meeting Slated for January 31 ... more information, please visit the Rebuild Springfield website -- http://rebuildspringfield.com/     The EDC would like to encourage everyone to attend the final meeting of Rebuild Springfield, scheduled for Tuesday... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Develop Springfield

    10. Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle: education equals jobs

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 13 2012)

      Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle: education equals jobs ...ountry. But Konig said the impact is obvious. Allan W. Blair, president and chief development officer of the, Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, said he doesn’t know of of one grand-total estimate for th... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Springfield College

    11. EDC to Host Industry Sector Series

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 12 2012)

      ...working reception will follow. EDC President and CEO Allan W. Blair will serve as Master of Ceremonies. The EDC is pleased to collaborate with the New England Fiberoptic Council and the Connecticut Optics and Photonics... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    12. European Business Prospects

      Explore From the EDC (Jan 8 2012)

      ...its from several other firms during the first half of 2012.   I want to thank a number of executives from EDC-member companies and colleges, as well as smaller company executives, who are giving their time this week ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Knowledge Corridor   Allan W. Blair

    13. Municipal Economic Development Announcements

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 20 2011)

      ...0’s in Springfield to collaborating on federally funded development projects during my tenure at SBDC and the EDC.  I told Mayor Sarno yesterday that he made a great hire and I wish Kevin nothing but success in his new p... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Common Capital   Springfield   Northampton

    14. 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

    15. “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

    16. 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

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