The Western Mass Economic Development Council (EDC) and Economic Development Partners (EDP) are thrilled to announce the 2023 Western Mass Developers Conference, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 18th, at the MGM Springfield. This regional conference has been meticulously crafted to bring together an array of industry leaders, developers, real estate professionals, site selectors, economic development experts, and esteemed public officials hailing from Western MA and beyond. The event promises to shine a spotlight on the region’s numerous strengths and development prospects, elucidating why it stands out as an exceptional destination for investment, business launches, and growth.
The conference agenda is replete with informative sessions, offering attendees a unique opportunity to gain valuable insights and foster collaborative connections:
● CEO Panel – Navigating Growth: Gain insights from top CEOs as they discuss how the region actively supports business growth.
● Community Lightning Round: A dynamic session that showcases the vitality of local communities in Western MA and their role in fostering economic development.
● Incentives in Action Workshop: A hands-on workshop that delves into the tangible benefits of various incentives available to businesses in the region.
We extend our gratitude to our esteemed sponsors, whose generous contributions have been instrumental in making this event possible:
● Presenting Sponsor: MassMutual
● Lunch Sponsor: Westmass
● Breakfast Sponsor: Golden Years
● Hosting Sponsor: MGM Springfield
● Silver Sponsors: Onyx and M&T Bank
A key highlight of the conference is the Luncheon Keynote address, featuring two distinguished guests: Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey and Secretary Yvonne Hao (Secretary of Economic Development). Their participation underscores the state’s unwavering commitment to fostering innovation and catalyzing growth within the Western Massachusetts region. This opportunity to hear from these influential leaders promises to be an event highlight.
We cordially invite you to seize this exceptional opportunity. This conference will serve as a robust networking platform, offering attendees the opportunity to connect with exhibitors and resource vendors, facilitating meaningful collaborations in the regional development arena.
The Western Mass Developers Conference registration is now open. For more information, and to register, visit The EDC’s website here.