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1Berkshire Announces the Return of The Berkshire Trendsetter Awards for 2023

May 22, 2023 – Berkshire County, MA – 1Berkshire is excited to announce the return of its Celebrate the Berkshires premiere event and The Berkshire Trendsetter Awards for 2023. Celebrate the Berkshires will be held Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, honoring the incredible, indelible, and iconic Berkshire region. At this event, 1Berkshire will announce the Putting the Berkshires on the Map honoree, as well as present The Berkshire Trendsetter Awards to exceptional individuals and businesses.

1Berkshire President and CEO Jonathan Butler stated, “After a 3 year hiatus, we are so happy to be able to bring back the Trendsetter Awards, along with the  Celebrate the Berkshires event. These awards allow us to shine a light on all the great work going on in our region and acknowledge how each of the nominated individuals and businesses truly makes the Berkshires a more vibrant place to work, live, and play.”

The Berkshire Trendsetter Awards recognize outstanding initiatives, talented people, and innovative organizations moving the Berkshires forward. Learn more about the NEW award categories and submit your nomination(s) today! Deadline to nominate is Friday, June 16, 2023. Nominees do not have to be members of 1Berkshire.

About 1Berkshire

1Berkshire is a county-wide organization focused on economic development and promotion of the region as a preferred place to visit, to live, and to grow a business. It provides programs that connect businesses with each other and with potential customers and works to develop future leaders and support entrepreneurs. For more information, visit

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