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"To promote a positive economic climate where members can succeed and grow, while facilitating and developing commercial opportunities for all businesses and residents of the greater Holyoke area."
The Chamber is committed to creating supportive environments for business success while facilitating the development of a ready workforce. We assist in connecting our members with local organizations, such as MassHire, to gain the opportunity to have high-school students’ intern – better growing the workforce within Holyoke!
This is a fantastic program involving seasoned leaders who solidify a mentoring program schedule for the business person wishing to gain sound advice on many areas of business development. Together with SCORE, we offer our Ask a Chamber Expert (ACE) Workshop series which dig deep into some of these business-related topics.
Small Business Development
The Chamber in partnership with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center offers on-the-rise small businesses the opportunity for free mentoring within the chamber's office. You can make appointments on the second and fourth Mondays of every month, which are free and confidential. Some areas these mentors can assist you with are business planning, marketing and loan packaging. To learn more visit www.msdc.org/wmass.