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.
Regional Economic Profile of North Central Massachusetts
An economic profile study of the region done in partnership with the UMass Donohue Institute.
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.
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.
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.
Customized Market Research
Find New Customers and Markets – The Chamber can analyze within North Central Massachusetts or any other state or U.S. market by income level, geography, education, household type, home value, consumer expenditure, and other characteristics and provide customized tools to help your business. The information can help you learn more about your existing customers, find and reach like-minded prospects and acquire new customers faster.
Some of the research tools that we can provide:
- Mailing Lists and Sales Leads: We can build and provide a targeted list for your next direct mail or telemarketing campaign. We have access to Consumer, Business, Saturation, and specialty databases such as New Movers and New Homeowners.
- Portrait Reports: We can provide reports comparing your existing customer database to your target area to help you learn the key characteristics your customers have in common so you can easily find more like them.
- Data Services: We can help you refresh your customer database with updated addresses, emails and append demographic and psychographic information to your database for enhanced segmentation, insight, and personalization.
Contact the Chamber at 978.353.7600 ext. 234 for more information.