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“Cabo Vegan” Vegan Cape Verdean Restaurant & Market Opens, Downtown Brockton

On Friday, January 20th, foodies, investors, small business supporters, and loving members of the Metro South community gathered in celebration of Cabo Vegan’s Soft Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. We tasted “chuna” (chickpea “tuna”) and “lobsterless” snack rolls from their completely vegan menu – delicious! NOW OPEN FOR TAKEOUT! Head down to 20 Main Street, […]

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Fuller Craft Museum “Holiday Handmade” Market through Jan. 8

Yesterday we had the great pleasure of touring the wonderful Fuller Craft Museum at 455 Oak Street in Brockton with Executive Director Erin McGough. Fuller Craft Museum is FREE for EVERYONE! Please visit their incredible collection, and check out their amazing expanded handmade holiday market for unique gifts! You can support local artists by gifting […]

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December newsletter highlights recent chamber activity, free and affordable online training sessions, new board members, 11 Metro South economic impact award recipients, new members, and more.

Did you miss our December newsletter in The Enterprise of Brockton? It’s not too late to download your own copy! Click here to catch up on business news.

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BAT Offers Free Bus Service through Dec. 31!

Brockton Mayor Robert F. Sullivan and Brockton Area Transit (BAT) Administrator Michael Lambert announced that from November 25th through December 31st BAT’s bus and paratransit services would be free thanks, in part, to a grant included in the state budget and awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The program is designed to encourage new […]

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5,100 new jobs and $1.6B in business output – a little sewerage could go a long way.

A little sewerage could go a long way – more than 5,100 new jobs and 1.6 billion dollars in business output according to a recent study on additional sewerage capacity in business districts adjacent to Brockton. Many new jobs likely filled by Brockton residents, with regional economy reaping benefits. The Chamber commissioned Dan Hodge, Cambridge […]

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Brockton – Where Better Begins

“Where Better Begins” is a video campaign to showcase the amazing people, places and businesses that make the City of Champions a unique and exciting place to live, work and visit. “Brockton: Where Better Begins”: Learn more about the people, places, and businesses of Brockton. Make sure to share our video on social media by […]

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MassDREAMS Grant for First-Time Homebuyers, Residing in Brockton

MassDREAMS (Delivering Real Equity and Mortgage Stability) Down payment and closing cost grants for first-time homebuyers in Massachusetts communities that were hit the hardest by the economic effects of COVID-19 About MassDREAMS: MassDREAMS is made possible by federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which provides assistance to states to mitigate the […]

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The Truth About Employee Retention Credits (ERC) and How to Process the Paperwork

Will your small business benefit? Take a listen and share with your payroll and accounting people to prepare your paperwork now. Watch the infosession online: https://bit.ly/3B79SRs

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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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