“Driving Change, Inspiring Growth”
Understanding the resources available to businesses, the vision and plans for our community, and the strategies behind economic success are all ways we can continue to grow and thrive.
The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce is proud to work with our partners at Energy Source, Newburyport Bank, and North Shore Realty Group to connect our community and business owners with local leaders in government and industry. We are happy to make this programming available through recordings available at www.AmesburyChamber.com.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERIES
September 2, 2021
Nate Robertson of the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC) joined the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce for a discussion about the Merrimack Valley Strong program that MVPC launched to support the area’s new and existing businesses.
August 5, 2021
Bob O’Brien, CEO of CI Works, joined the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce for a discussion about the space he and his team have developed on Chestnut St, including how they offer flexibility and a collaborative space for businesses of all types.
March 4, 2021
Lane Glenn, President of Northern Essex Community College brought a broad and detailed update before the Amesbury Chamber’s Economic Development Committee. Lane discussed the growing role that community colleges can play in driving the economy, specifically discussing the many new and varied programs offered by NECC.
February 4, 2021
We were joined by Alex Rodriguez, Director of the Center for Corporate and Community Relations at Northern Essex Community College. Alex discussed some of the programming, resources, and support available at NECC, specifically in regards to how they support local business training and development. You can access the slideshow Alex uses by clicking on the link >>HERE<<
January 7, 2021
Alternative Therapies Group (ATG) and CNA Stores, both cannabis retail stores in Amesbury, joined the Economic Development Committee for a discussion on the evolving cannabis industry and how they are integrating into the state and local economies.
December 3, 2020
The Team from MassDevelopment met with the Economic Development Committee to discuss the agency’s programming and ways that they can support business development and entrepreneurial enterprises. Check out the video to learn more about MassDevelopment’s broad selection of resources and support.
October 5, 2020
The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee and the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC) provide an update about the tools available to local businesses and entrepreneurs. We were joined by Theresa Park, Executive Director of the MVPC; as well as by their Community & Economic Development Planner, Nate Robertson.
September 3, 2020
Amesbury’s Mayor Kassandra Gove joined the Economic Development Committee for both an update and discussion on the future of Amesbury, as well as to dive into her vision for responsible growth, business support, and development.