Our vision is to provide a proactive business organization that provides high value marketing and networking opportunities as well as effective public policy advocacy for a broad-based membership in the greater Holyoke area. The Chamber’s activities are focused on increasing economic growth, commercial investment and building a more prosperous community while striving for a higher quality of life for its residents and businesses.
History, culture, industry, and recreation all come together in Downtown Holyoke. Within the four neighborhood of downtown Holyoke, enjoyable experiences for the whole family can be found at all times of the year. Whether visiting or relocating, Holyoke has something for everyone. Located in the heart of the Pioneer Valley, Holyoke is rich in natural and cultural assets, including the Connecticut River, hundreds of acres of parkland, two museums, and a historic dense urban fabric. It is all here, along with the great businesses and industries that have made Holyoke a major employment center since 1850 when it was developed as the first planned industrial city in the nation. (read more)