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. "GLOBAL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM"

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 28 2016)

      "GLOBAL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM" ...ne 1, 2016 - 3:30pm - Sheraton Springfield - $25 The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) and the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) present this symposium featuring Elizabeth Chilton, ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    3. Springfield Regional Chamber, EDC to Discuss Region’s Renaissance

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 14 2016)

      Springfield Regional Chamber, EDC to Discuss Region’s Renaissance ...e John Traynor, executive vice president and chief investment officer at People’s United Bank; Rick Sullivan, EDC president; and Dr. Mark Keroack, president and CEO of Baystate Health, and the discussion will be moderate... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Baystate Health   Springfield

    4. Pioneer Valley no more? Business boosters look to rebrand region | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 2 2016)

      Pioneer Valley no more? Business boosters look to rebrand region | masslive.com ...ce Pioneer Valley. 'I'm trying not to go in with any preconceived notions,' said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., the EDC's president CEO. 'I think it is fair to say that the brand 'Pioneer Valley' doesn't really mean anything ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Rick Sullivan

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

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 2 2016)

      EDC of Western MA & GSCVB Release RFP to Develop New Brand ...ew 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... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau

    6. Speaker Robert DeLeo announces new WMass business networking program | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 2 2016)

      Speaker Robert DeLeo announces new WMass business networking program | masslive.com ...to advance the effort will include former Massachusetts Energy Secretary Rick Sullivan, who is now CEO of the Western Mass Economic Development Council; Scott Bailey, managing director of MassChallenge, an accelerator fo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Robert DeLeo   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Rick Sullivan

    7. Innovation, entrepreneurship are in Western Mass. DNA: Outlook 2016 Viewpoint | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 16 2016)

      Innovation, entrepreneurship are in Western Mass. DNA: Outlook 2016 Viewpoint | masslive.com ...ern Massachusetts Ecosystem is led by and coordinated through the Valley Venture Mentors, an affiliate of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council (EDC). ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Valley Venture Mentors

    8. REGIONAL MANUFACTURING EXECUTIVE BRIEFING Western Massachusetts

      Explore From the EDC (Feb 9 2016)

      REGIONAL MANUFACTURING EXECUTIVE BRIEFING Western Massachusetts ...and more.       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. W... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

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