1Berkshire’s Annual Career Fair to be Held in Late March

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire is pleased to announce the 2017 Career Fair in partnership with Berkshire Community College. The Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 10am-4pm at Berkshire Community College’s Paterson Field House. This event is free and open to the general public. 1Berkshire is excited to partner with

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1Berkshire’s Creative Resources Conference Continues Connecting Local Entrepreneurs

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire announces the return of its Creative Resources Conference, a day-long event that supports artists, creative entrepreneurs, arts administrators, and non-profit cultural organizations. The event will be held at MASS MoCA in downtown North Adams on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Learn more at http://1berkshire.com/calendar/creative-resources-conference/. The Creative Resources Conference, which was held

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1Berkshire Announces Its Trendsetter Winners at Celebrate The Berkshires

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – The 2016 Berkshire Trendsetter Award winners have been selected. On September 15th the sixth annual Celebrate The Berkshires event was held at Tanglewood before a crowd of more than 300. Among the festivities, seven worthy individuals and organizations were selected as Berkshire Trendsetter Award winners. State Senator Benjamin Downing served as

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1Berkshire Restructures Board of Directors

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – The newly merged 1Berkshire Strategic Alliance announces the members of its reorganized Board of Directors. This new Board is comprised of representatives from the three organizations that aligned resources as their members approved the merger at an event on May 25. Representing businesses from all industries and from towns and communities

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1Berkshire Third Pitch Competition Winners Announced

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire held the last of three scheduled pitch competitions last night at The Stationery Factory in Dalton as part of its Berkshire Starts initiative. The focus of this third competition was on food and/or agriculture related business ideas. 1Berkshire received over 10 applications and accepted 4 participants to compete. The

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1Berkshire Brings Back BerkChique! For Its Fifth Year

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire announced today that they will continue the tradition started at Berkshire Creative by hosting BerkChique!, the Berkshires’ highly anticipated premier used clothing sale; back for a fifth year. This year the event will again take place at the Stationery Factory on May 7 and 8, with a first dibs

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Second 1Berkshire Pitch Competition Winners Announced

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire held the second of three pitch competitions Tuesday night at The Stationery Factory in Dalton, this round focused on creative economy business ideas. Five entrepreneurs presented their business plans before a panel of judges made up of local business leaders, with three being awarded prize money and mentors. First

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1Berkshire Puts Out the Call for 2016 Berkshire Trendsetter Awards Nominations

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire has opened the nomination process for its 6th annual Berkshire Trendsetter Awards. The Berkshire Trendsetter Awards celebrate outstanding organizations and individuals whose achievement, innovation and/or commitment has strengthened our regional economy and helped the Berkshires grow. Top finalists will be honored and final winners announced at the Celebrate the Berkshires

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First 1Berkshire Pitch Competition Winners Announced

“Thank you 1Berkshire for providing resources and opportunities like this for new businesses! I learned a great deal from their pitch camp and with support from my business mentor put together a winning pitch. Thank you for fostering this community of entrepreneurs and thank you to all the judges for sharing your time, expertise and

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