Trendsetter Awards 2019: Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy2019-07-16T10:51:56-04:00

Learn more about each of our trendsetters below and join us forĀ Celebrate the Berkshires in support of your favorite Growing/Advancing the Berkshire Economy finalist!

Barrington Stage Company

For their year-over-year growth as a premiere arts & culture organization in the Berkshires, producing 300 performances a year, attracting 60,000 patrons, supporting 250 seasonal jobs and contributing $8.1 million annually to our local economy.

Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing

For their significant and rapid growth in the advanced manufacturing sector, doubling their business each year for the past 3 years, completing a $12M facilities buildout and creating an anticipated 150 high-paying professional jobs by the end of 2019.

Crane & Co. Stationery

For their new ownership, supply chain assets and rebranding initiative, ensuring the company will stay relevant and leverage its 218 year old roots and 250+ jobs in northern Berkshires into a new phase of exciting growth and development.


For their massive investment and redevelopment in the Berkshires, creating the largest contemporary art museum in the country, contributing over $50M annually in economic impact to the region, and instigating a North Adams revival.