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. Jobs Will Be Top Local Story for 2016

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 14 2016)

      Jobs Will Be Top Local Story for 2016 ...and, therefore, its workforce. The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be working with the EDC of Western Massachusetts and the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, along with our community col... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    3. Greenfield Community College Downtown Center now hosts 4 groups

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 30 2015)

      Greenfield Community College Downtown Center now hosts 4 groups ...g individually." Rick Sullivan, President & CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC), agrees, "It is important to have a physical presence in Franklin County and to build working relationshi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield Community College   Springfield   Greenfield

    4. Holyoke receives Adams Arts Grant for Creative Economy

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 28 2015)

      Holyoke receives Adams Arts Grant for Creative Economy ...ween 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 Progr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Hampshire College   Holyoke

    5. MassMutual Data Science in Amherst: Big Data means big opportunity for Western Massachusetts | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2015)

      MassMutual Data Science in Amherst: Big Data means big opportunity for Western Massachusetts | masslive.com ...rowing here in the Pioneer Valley. 'We want you here,' said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. 'You, quite frankly, will drive the wealth of Western Mass... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   MassMutual

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

      Explore From the EDC (Sep 25 2015)

      Western Mass "Big Data" Professionals Help to Cultivate Next Generation Tech Talent at 2015 MassBigData TechTrek ...d the Western Massachusetts  Economic Development Council     Speakers: Rick Sullivan, President & CEO, Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council Pat Larkin, Director, the Innovation Institute at MassTec... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   MassMutual

    7. Hasbro in East Longmeadow: New owners see re-shoring work from China as opportunity for board games | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 15 2015)

      Hasbro in East Longmeadow: New owners see re-shoring work from China as opportunity for board games | masslive.com ... it be Cartamundi or someone else. 'It is absolutely something that is happening.That is why you will see the EDC with a real emphasis on manufacturing. I think it is also as important that we as a region highlight a rea... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Hasbro, Inc.   Rick Sullivan

    8. WMass officials hope to secure Boston 2024 Olympic events

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 20 2015)

      WMass officials hope to secure Boston 2024 Olympic events ...medal rounds of the popular men's and women's basketball tournaments, said Sullivan, president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council and the person leading the charge to ensure as much of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts

    9. CNR Changchun Railway to build larger factory at former Westinghouse site in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2015)

      CNR Changchun Railway to build larger factory at former Westinghouse site in Springfield ...ject. "You are talking about a half-billion project," said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. "To the extent we can keep as much of that money in Wester... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Western New England University

    10. PRESS RELEASE - CNR MA Outreach Event in Springfield

      Explore From the EDC (May 20 2015)

      PRESS RELEASE - CNR MA Outreach Event in Springfield ...DeWolf(413) 755-1368   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council (EDC) in partnership with the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   National Tooling and Machining Association

    11. Holding the Line

      Explore BusinessWest (May 19 2015)

      Holding the Line ...and price of natural gas, said Sullivan, president of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council (EDC). Right now, natural gas is setting the price for power in this region. But, on a larger scale, its also s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kenn Delude   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Rick Sullivan

    12. Development of Riverwalk project at Ludlow Mills kicks off Thursday

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 15 2015)

      Development of Riverwalk project at Ludlow Mills kicks off Thursday ... years and is responsible for the redevelopment of the Ludlow Mills. Westmass is a founding affiliate of the EDC of Western Massachusetts. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Kenn Delude   HealthSouth

    13. BRICK workshop in Holyoke gets artists to collaborate and create | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 13 2015)

      BRICK workshop in Holyoke gets artists to collaborate and create | masslive ...ore delicate material. He has a concrete lampshade. As part of the tour, business and civic leaders from the EDC visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as a variety of co-working locations: TechSpring i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    14. How UMass Amherst students' FogKicker invention could change your car's windshield | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 10 2015)

      How UMass Amherst students' FogKicker invention could change your car's windshield | masslive ...letes, manual laborers and anyone else who relies heavily on clear vision during risky tasks. As part of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council 2015 Innovation Tour on Friday, a UMass Amherst student pre... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    15. Western Mass EDC to host tour highlighting role of co-working spaces in innovation economy | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 9 2015)

      Western Mass EDC to host tour highlighting role of co-working spaces in innovation economy | masslive ...d Ann Burke, vice president and director of the HomeField Advantage and Business Development programs for the EDC. In the year since that road trip, MassMutual financial group committed $5 million to invest in small bus... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Baystate Health

    16. Gov. Charlie Baker talks budget, energy, drug abuse at Affiliated Chambers meeting | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 2 2015)

      Gov. Charlie Baker talks budget, energy, drug abuse at Affiliated Chambers meeting | masslive ...ormer state official Richard K. Sullivan, Jr., who is now a month into his tenure as president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spoke at length, annou... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   Springfield

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