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1Berkshire Vice President of Economic Development
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Regional Partnership Hosting 2nd Annual Berkshire Small Business Resource Expo June 30th
May 31st, 2023 – Berkshire County, MA – The regional partnership of 1Berkshire, Berkshire Immigrant Center, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), DEI Outdoors, EforAll Berkshire County, Massachusetts LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation (PERC) is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Berkshire Small Business Resource Expo happening on Friday, June 30th, from 8am-1pm at the Stationery Factory in Dalton. With underwriting sponsorship support from Lee Bank, this free event brings together over 25 resource providers, several focused informational panels, and networking opportunities to support the breadth of small businesses in the Berkshires.
To continue to improve practices and increase accessibility, this year the planning committee is excited to share that all resource providers will have at least a summary of their resources available on-site in Spanish, and simultaneous in-ear Spanish interpretation will be available during all three panel workshops. Benjamin Lamb, 1Berkshire Vice President of Economic Development, notes “We are excited to continue to evolve these programs and adopt improved practices to help support the growing and increasingly-diverse entrepreneurs, business owners, and business operators we are lucky to have here in the Berkshires.”
Resource providers focused on financing, marketing, business development, industry-specific growth opportunities, intern access, state resources, supplier diversity and more will all be on site at the Stationery Factory for this high-energy day of information, access, and opportunity. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided free to pre-registered attendees. Registration is required. To register, visit https://bit.ly/Berkshire-small-business-resource-expo
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 1Berkshire.com.
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