South Shore Chamber of Commerce
President and CEO
1050 Hingham St.
Rockland, MA 02370
The South Shore Chamber of Commerce is a regional Chamber stretching between Boston and Cape Cod. It serves over 1400 members and several affiliated local chambers. The South Shore Chamber is currently leading an ambitious regional development strategy to help broaden the region’s economic base and promote stronger community development. The Chamber has two subsidiary organizations to help drive its development program: The South Shore Economic Development Corporation and the South Shore Education Foundation. The regional plan can be found at www.southshorestrategy.com and the Chamber’s website at www.southshorechamber.org.
North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC)
President & CEO
860 South Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: 978-353-7600 x225
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) is a non-profit with the mission of creating jobs and improving the economy of North Central Massachusetts. The NCMDC is the lead economic development organization for the region and acts as a connector, facilitator and partner. From businesses looking to start, expand or to those looking to relocate to North Central Massachusetts, let NCMDC be the primary resource. The NCMDC is staffed by experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in economic development; banking and finance; and government affairs. For more information, please visit www.choosenorthcentral.com or http://northcentralmass.com/overview/
CoreNet Global, New England Chapter
Immediate Past President and Member of Executive Committee
CoreNet Global New England Chapter is the premier association for corporate real estate professionals with more than 8,000 members around the world. It brings together colleagues, partners, competitors, and future employers in the corporate real estate industry and strives to create a global network of professionals in this field. CoreNet Global New England Chapter helps leading multinational companies from the Fortune and Global 1000 to create strategic value for its enterprises in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Please visit their Chapter page here.
Thomas J. Sommer
Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)
650 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118 - USA
MassMEDIC was established in 1996 by company executives interested in promoting the unique interests of the state’s vibrant medical device sector. Now with 350 member companies, MassMEDIC has become the largest regional medical device organization in the nation. MassMEDIC maintains an active calendar of events, with morning informational seminars, an Annual Conference (May) and a MedTech Investors Conference (November). In addition, the organization represents industry interests on Beacon Hill and Capitol Hill and before various state and federal agencies.
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
President and CEO
446 Main Street, Suite 200
Worcester, MA 01609
phone: 508-753-2924, ext. 244
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber in New England with over 2,300 members and growing. It is the lead organization for economic development serving the region’s business community. Its strategic agenda is built around our “Recruit, Retain, and Incubate” framework. The Chamber has taken a leadership role in economic development and is actively promoting the Worcester Value Proposition and generating interest and investment in Worcester and the Region. It is an active member of the Economic Development Coordinating Council working with our partners to maintain an organized focus on key projects and legislative priorities.
MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
1671 Worcester Road, Suite 301
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: (508) 879-5600
The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business advocacy, community and economic development association committed to the support of its members’ growth and success and the development of a positive economic climate in the MetroWest Region and across the Commonwealth.
Chief Executive Officer
144 Gould Street, Suite 140
Needham, MA 02494
phone: 781-453-6900 x1
NAIOP Massachusetts, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is a leading voice for commercial real estate and represents the interests of companies that develop, own or manage office, retail, multi-family, industrial, laboratory, mixed use and institutional real estate in the Commonwealth, as well as the professionals that serve the industry. In addition to providing outstanding education and networking opportunities for over 1,700 members, NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. www.naiopma.org.
AGC of Massachusetts
Robert Petrucelli, President & CEO
Lisa J. Frisbie , Director of Marketing and Communications
888 Worcester Street, Suite 40
Wellesley, MA 02181-3793
AGC of Massachusetts is a statewide construction association representing leading union and open shop construction companies that perform the majority of commercial, institutional and public construction in the Commonwealth. Professional firms that provide services to the industry are also part of the Association. AGC offers its members advocacy, labor guidance, management education, safety training, and future trends, and works collaboratively with real estate developers and building owners to create a more cooperative and streamlined atmosphere for development and growth.