The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy, economic development organization working to create and sustain relationships among businesses and between businesses and the community.
Everything the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce does is to create an environment where businesses can grow and be successful. A thriving business community means a thriving economy, and a thriving economy means a thriving community.
The Chamber supports its members by providing a number of services including networking opportunities, professional development, legislative advocacy, marketing exposure, access to business resources, economic development, community betterment, cost-savings, and access to health and dental insurance for small businesses.
The North Central Massachusetts Chamber is uniquely positioned and qualified to be the community catalyst organization that uses the collective voice of the business community to provide influence and leadership to foster a thriving business environment in North Central Massachusetts. The Chamber has built an organizational structure that leverages the synergies and resources of its affiliated partners — the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation, Visit North Central Massachusetts, the North Central Chamber Foundation, the Community Leadership Institute, and Young Professionals of North Central Massachusetts – to truly define the Chamber as the lead business and economic development organization in the region.
The origins of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce can be traced back to the 1900s with the formation of chambers of commerce in Leominster and Fitchburg. In 1984, the boards of directors of both organizations, along with several smaller business groups, voted to regionalize and merged to form the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has evolved into the region’s leading economic development and business advocacy organization.