Chamber Leads on Regional Initiatives

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce and the Metro South Regional Economic Development Organization (MSREDO) have made substantial progress on a number of regional initiatives this year that will help promote the economic vitality of the Metro South region by competitively positioning the region and spreading awareness of the region’s value proposition. • Brockton Fairgrounds […]

Banker & Tradesman: Brockton’s “Step in the Right Direction”

Brockton is a 35-minute train ride from Boston’s South Station and a century removed from its thriving era as an industrial hub that nearly 100 shoe companies called home. The decline of the city’s manufacturing base brought rising crime and poverty, and the post-war suburban boom emptied the downtown of many of its stores and […]

Water Emergency Avoided?

The recent rupture of the water main from Silver Lake to Brockton   left the city in a state of emergency; could this situation be avoided with a regionalized water/sewer system? The Metro South Chamber of Commerce commissioned UMass Donahue Institute to conduct a regional water/sewer study for the Metro South region over the past year. […]

Chamber Says “Brockton Deserves to be Considered”

Urges “YES” Vote May 12 for Destination Resort Gaming The Metro South Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors believes Brockton deserves consideration for a resort destination gaming facility on the site of the Fairgrounds. A “Yes” vote on May 12 will allow Brockton to be considered. The proposal features twenty five acres of resort amenities, […]

Chamber Celebrates Reaching Campaign Goal, Renovations Underway

Each year, thousands of people pass through the Metro South Chamber of Commerce building, including workshop attendees and counseling clients, Business Assistance Center visitors, and individuals meeting with one of the many business resource partners.  New residents and visitors also frequent the building, requesting maps and information on cultural attractions within the region. The Chamber […]