Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to start a business or a business owner looking to grow, you’re in the right place. From monthly networking opportunities to one-on-one business assistance, we will help you take your business to the next stage.
Entrepreneurial Meetups are great for building a business network. These free events have traditionally brought entrepreneurs together once a month to connect over coffee or drinks. Now being held virtually, these events continue to serve as great networking opportunities for local innovators.
1Berkshire, alongside a number of regional stakeholders, is a proud partner of EforAll Berkshire County. EforAll Berkshire County is part of a network focused on accelerating economic and social impact and communities nationwide through inclusive entrepreneurship and programs include free pitch contests, business accelerators, and more!
BREP is your one-stop source for moving a business to the Berkshires or keeping one here. As the Regional Economic Development Organization, we have a network of partners with the best services possible for relocating or expanding your business. Looking for a bigger space to move your growing business? How about relocating from another state? We are here to help.
Michael Schiavo has worked in bookstores most of his adult life; as a trade and textbook manager at the Yale Bookstore; in managerial positions at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, VT; and currently The Bookstore in Lenox. Michael came to 1Berkshire through The Business Bootcamp program launched last year
Lorraine Jones wanted to tinker with her grandmother's original barbecue sauce recipe. Brian Mandeville was interested in forming his own construction company. Tom Sharpe had an idea for a startup. But all three knew they needed help in turning those concepts into actual businesses. So last fall, Jones, Mandeville