Throughout the year, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and its partners create and distribute reports and studies on issues important to our members and North Central Massachusetts. Click on the links below to download PDF files of some of our various publications.
COVID-19 Business Impact Survey
Economic impact survey issued to businesses located in North Central Massachusetts on the continuing impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey addresses businesses’ operational and workforce impacts. Businesses were also asked to share information about resources they have leveraged or need to aid in recovery efforts.
Click here to view the complete COVID-19 Business Impact Survey
Click here to view the complete Spring 2021 COVID-19 Business Impact Survey
Regional Economic Profile of North Central Massachusetts
An economic profile study of the region done in partnership with the UMass Donohue Institute.
2020 Economic Profile Study
North Central Economic Outlook Report
Each year the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce and Fidelity Bank partner on an economic outlook study of the North Central Massachusetts economy. The results are presented at the Chamber’s Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast program.
Fidelity Bank Survey Results 2019
– Presentation of Economic Forecast Breakfast 2019
Fidelity Bank Survey Results 2018
– Presentation of Economic Forecast Breakfast 2018
Fidelity Bank Survey Results 2017
– Presentation of Economic Forecast Breakfast 2017
Fidelity Bank Survey Results 2016
Fidelity Bank Survey Results 2015
Fidelity Survey Results 2014
Fidelity Survey Results 2013
Fidelity Survey Results 2012
North Central Massachusetts Manufacturers Directory
Working with multiple sources, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation publishes a comprehensive listing of local manufacturers in the region. In addition to the listing of local manufacturers, the publication also includes a section on life science companies, a listing of suppliers and a guide to business and industrial parks in North Central Massachusetts.
Click here to view the 2022 Manufacturers Directory
Build North Central: Manufacturing Task Force
Recommendations from the Manufacturing Task Force of the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation and the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce regarding promotion and support of the region’s industrial base. Click Here to read the full report.
Annual Hiring & HR Trends Study
North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce partners with Fitchburg State University to conduct an Annual Hiring & HR Trends study. The objective of this study is to gauge annual senior level business and non-profit perspectives on emerging hiring and HR trends and issues in our region. This study is administered by Fitchburg State University Business & Entrepreneurship Professor Dr. Mike Greenwood, in cooperation with the Chamber. Dr. Greenwood also serves on the NCMCC Community Leadership Institute steering committee and NCMCC Leadership Counsel.
2015 North Central Massachusetts Hiring & HR Trends Study
2014 North Central Massachusetts Hiring & HR Trends Study