Northampton Chamber of Commerce

Northampton Chamber of Commerce

Northampton Chamber of Commerce

Address: 99 Pleasant ST
Town: Northampton, MA 01060
Telephone: (413) 584-1900
Web site: http://www.explorenorthampton.com/
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What We Do

The Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce creates, maintains and promotes a vital, thriving climate for business and supports the civic, educational and economic well-being of greater Northampton. Whether your business depends on visitors or on customers and employees who live here, you need our region to be economically healthy. The Chamber helps all members by...

  • Marketing Northampton to attract visitors.
  • Connecting members with customers and partners.
  • Facilitating professional growth and training.
  • Promoting economic development.
  • Interfacing with local and state government.
  • Helping to improve our schools.
  • Cultivating regional leadership.

Economic Development Program

Our Economic Development Program helps define a business climate that supports community well-being through business success.

Objectives:

  • Improve the climate for doing business in Northampton.
  • Create a more business-friendly voice in city government.
  • Expand the commercial base in Northampton.
  • Connect Northampton's economic development priorities to regional initiatives.

2007 Results:

  • Significantly influenced the quality of the Sustainable Northampton Plan and the strength of its economic development priorities.
  • Successfully influenced clearer and more reasonable language for Northampton's proposed wetlands ordinance.
  • Worked to create a new Fairgrounds Redevelopment Corporation that is responsible for planning, funding, and construction of the 3-County Fairgrounds redevelopment.