The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce invites you to be a part of the largest chamber in New England. The Chamber represents 2,300 members from all industries and of all sizes located in our service area of 35 cities and towns and other communities in Central Mass. and beyond. Worcester’s affiliate Chambers of Commerce are Auburn, Blackstone Valley, Central Mass. South, Wachusett Area, and Webster Dudley Oxford.
Working on Behalf of Business
The Chamber is a center for business, industry, and commerce and is leading the region through creative and unique partnerships. Our commitment is to advocate for favorable policies and legislation on important issues affecting the region’s businesses.
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is your link to the people, programs, and resources you need to grow your business. Member businesses benefit from the Chamber’s pro-business advocacy, professional development programs, workforce development initiatives, roundtable forums for industry sectors, economic development efforts, and high-visibility events throughout the year.
At the Chamber, our goal is simple — we want to help you succeed.
Generating New Business Leads
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce membership has its advantages in ways both tangible and intangible. It is not always the easiest task to find new leads, or meet the right people to further your business; the Chamber can help with a wide variety of networking and lead generation opportunities.
Supporting Workforce Training
The Chamber’s Higher Education – Business Partnership leverages the region’s colleges and universities to retain talent locally and to incubate new companies. Strategic partnerships with local colleges and universities benefit our membership, enhance our business recruitment efforts, and provide vital career development opportunities for our college students. Students can find a range of activities to start their career off on the right foot including a summer seminar series, engagement with experts from the region’s higher education faculty, tailored internship programs, and cultural activities, and networking opportunities.
Two of the services offered under this initiative are InternHub.com and StartUp Worcester. InternHub is a free and easy website that brings employers and students together for opportunities to supplement their workforce and gain experience. StartUp Worcester provides support through a partnership with Running Start a co-working space in Worcester that helps young graduates start and grow business startups.
The Chamber is the lead organization in the city’s strategic effort to recruit new businesses to the area, retain and develop a talented workforce and foster entrepreneurial innovation in Worcester and the region. Worcester’s value proposition:
- Worcester is COST COMPETITIVE.
- Worcester is ACCESSIBLE.
- Worcester’s Workforce is YOUNG and EDUCATED.
- Worcester’s INNOVATION ECONOMY is THRIVING.
Gain Access to Even More
Two new membership levels offered by the Chamber – the Corporate Membership and the Regional Partner Membership (CLICK FOR MORE INFO) – offers all of the basic member benefits and more. Premium offerings include access to meetings with key business leaders, Chamber advertising opportunities, Chamber Exchange advertising and appearance options, enhanced listing with SEO capability on the website, admission to some events, and more. The regional partner membership includes all of the benefits of the corporate membership and affords you five additional memberships in our five affiliate chambers.
Why Wait? JOIN TODAY!
Let the Chamber help you grow your business. Become a part of a vibrant organization that works together to assist individual businesses and the collective business community.
Call Kristen Luna today for more information: 508-753-2924 or become a member online.