Useful Links

LIVE

Cost of living Index Calculator
Thinking of relocating to the Berkshires? This calculator shows how far your salary will go compared to your current city.

Real Estate Locator
This site will assist you in identifying buildings and sites in Berkshire County that are available for lease or purchase. Also included is demographic information on Pittsfield, North Adams, and the 30 towns that make up the county.

 

WORK

Mass.gov Business Information Tool Box
Are you running business in Massachusetts or just getting started? Check out Massachusetts’s NEW Business One-Stop for information, tools, and more – all intended to help business succeed in the Commonwealth. Find information about the state and federal resources for Counseling, Funding & Finance, Hiring & Managing Employees, and more!

Chamber Employment Opportunities
A listing of the diverse career opportunities found in Berkshire County. Trailing spouses and family members have access to several tools to assist in the search.

Creative Industry Specific Employment Opportunities from Berkshire Creative
Berkshire Creative gathers a list of creative industry specific employment opportunities bi-monthly in an effort to build on and strengthen our creative economy.

Find an Intern or get an Internship
This site will help you find an employee or intern to help grow your creative business.

Grant Opportunities
Berkshire Creative provides information on available grants for those in the creative economy.

Berkshire Young Professionals (21-40years)
This group works to provide young professionals with opportunities personally, professionally, and within the community, encouraging the advancement of young professionals in the business community.

Berkshire Leadership Program (BLP)
BLP seeks to prepare, involve, and sustain leaders of all ages from diverse backgrounds who are committed and competent to address community challenges and improve the quality of life in the Berkshires. Over three hundred community-minded individuals, employed by large corporations, small non-profit organizations, cultural institutions, and everything in between, have participated in the program.

Business Resources
Tips on how to run a successful business and where to go for help.

1Berkshire Media List
A comprehensive media list to get you in front of the right people. This list was created to assist you in getting the word out about your business or event and further promoting the Berkshires.

Berkshire Benchmarks
Berkshire Benchmarks is a program of the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission that tracks and reports on important economic, environmental, and social conditions in the Berkshire region.

 

VISIT

Places to Stay
Whether you’re looking to stay in an upscale resort, historic bed and breakfast, convenient motel, or a campground – the Berkshires have you covered.

Things to Do
The Berkshires offer numerous rich cultural attractions, recreational opportunities, shopping options, destination spas, and family fun activities.

Places to Eat
Whether you are hungry for creative Italian or French flavors, hearty American cuisine, the tastes of Asia or International fusion, or unique Latin cooking, you will find it all here.  Keep in mind, the farm-to-table movement is alive and well in the Berkshires, so diners get the chance to sample a variety of local produce, cheeses, meats and more at restaurants throughout the county.

Getaway Deals
Everyone loves a good deal and there are plenty of great values to be found in the Berkshires. Start searching for yours today.

 

EVENTS

Upcoming Berkshire County Events
This is a useful event calendar to find the the great events, exhibits, and performances that are happening in the Berkshires whether you are visiting the Berkshires or you live here.

Berkshire Chamber Networking & Events
Networking is essential to building a business and prospective clients and customers are likely to be at  Chamber events. Throughout the year, numerous programs bring business and people together.  These events provide a venue to meet, network, and explore opportunities.

Berkshire Creative Happenings & Events
Interested in gathering with fellow creatives to discuss the creative economy and brainstorm? Berkshire Creative provides a list of creative happenings in the Berkshires.