Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or a small business owner looking to grow, 1Berkshire can connect you with the people, places, and programs that you need to be successful. Berkshire Starts is a way to plug into opportunities, financial resources, available space, and a community of Berkshire-based businesses and mentors who are here to help.
The creative arts are a major and growing industry in the Berkshires. Theater, dance, music, museums, and art are just a few of the areas where the Berkshires excel. Learn more about the impact of the creative economy and how you can get involved with it.
The Tourism and Hospitality industry cluster in the Berkshires is world renown and critical to our regional economy. Travelers from all over support our businesses, institutions, and workforce. Learn more about the impact of our Tourism and Hospitality economy and how you can get involved with it.
One of our strongest economic clusters is advanced manufacturing. With nearly 5,000 jobs in this field, we ship our products across the globe. Find out about how this industry is supported and why it is important.
Take advantage of local resources in your community. Our Business Resources page is chock full of information, from education and training programs to grants and loans, you will find it here. The Business Resources page is a go-to source for looking up information quickly.