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Brockton Businesses Recognized at 2022 Small Business & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Luncheon

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce and premier sponsor, Bank of America recognize the achievements and contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in creating new jobs and economic opportunities in the Metro South region. Nominees are evaluated on the following: Demonstrates creativity and innovation in the development of its business or in its product or […]

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Brockton Leadership – Build Housing, Share Sewerage, Retain Jobs

Decades of research and data point to a Massachusetts housing crisis threatening the future economic development of the Commonwealth. Brockton and the Metro South Region are well-positioned to help solve this problem. With thousands of new housing units being built in Brockton and throughout the region, it is easy to see why more people are […]

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EIDL Updates from the SBA as Year-End Deadlines Approach, Dec. 31

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce partnered with our colleagues at Brockton Redevelopment Authority and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network to offer Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) updates from the SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) as year-end deadlines approach. Review the recorded session on YouTube. Link to apply for EIDL: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/ SBA COVID-19 […]

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10 Businesses Making an Impact in Brockton & Metro South

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to honor ten local businesses whose economic contributions have significantly benefitted the region. These ten businesses have impacted Metro South by creating jobs and adding to the rich business culture by providing valuable products, resources, and services to help our region thrive. Whether small entrepreneurs or franchisees […]

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U.S. Chamber Toolkit for Businesses Combatting the Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has created a toolkit to help the business community combat the opioid crisis. “On this site, you’ll discover how companies have taken action to address the crisis through changes in business processes, employee involvement, and community engagement. The opioid epidemic is destroying communities and families across America and addressing […]

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Focus Group Studying Options on Proposal to Purchase Aquaria Desalination Plant

Brockton’s largest employers, taxpayers, businesses, banks and accounting firm have worked steadily throughout the summer studying a proposal allowing Brockton to purchase the Aquaria desalination plant which provides up to 37% of the city’s drinking water. The recommendation to purchase the plant was made by the city’s CFO Jay Condon, the Brockton Water Commission and […]

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Garage Funding Approved Unanimously; “Trinity has Done a Great Job and They Should be Recognized.”

At a recent Brockton City Council Finance Committee meeting held May 30, City Councilor Shirley Asack requested the microphone to publicly thank Trinity Financial Inc. (James Keefe, Kenan Bigby and Mathieu Zahler) for their investment in the former Enterprise Newspaper building and adjacent city block. The Enterprise Building had been vacant and the area underdeveloped […]

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Metro South Wellness Works Initiative

Nearly half of Massachusetts adults aged 35+ have diabetes, heart disease, stroke, asthma, or are obese. Most adults spend many waking hours at work making workplaces prime locations to enable and support healthy behaviors. The Metro South Chamber of Commerce has joined a cohort of Massachusetts employers dedicated to providing wellness education and support to […]

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Chamber Supports Construction of New Parking Garage

The City of Brockton is Proposing to construct a much needed 414 space public parking garage to support existing businesses and spur additional economic development in downtown Brockton. The City is also proposing downtown vehicular circulation improvements which include a new street connecting Petronelli Way and Court Street, and the conversion of Petronelli Way to […]

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Metro South Chamber Accomplishments – We Work for You!

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce is proud to share a list of its accomplishments over the past year.  Thank you for your investment! As a Metro Chamber member, your contribution helped us as we: CONDUCTED IMPORTANT STUDIES: The Chamber has conducted a number of important regional studies anticipated to spur development and create jobs […]

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