There are many businesses in the Blackstone Valley... some of which are members of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce.
If you are interested in speaking to someone from one of these businesses, or if you would like to start a business in the Blackstone Valley please feel free to contact us. Membership lists cost $75 for members and $275 for non-members. The list is available in hard copy as well as Excel spreadsheet format and can be purchased through the BVCC. Membership information packets and applications are free upon request.
The membership list includes:
- Name of Business
- Type of Business
- Contact Person
- Phone Number
- Fax Number
- Address of Business
- Website Address
Also, if you are interested in starting a business, there are some small business development consultants who work in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce. A couple of our consultants are as follows:
John E. Rainey, CMA- Senior Management Counselor, Small Business Development Center;
Rosemary Scrivens, Regional Director
Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD);
The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a division of the Small Business Administration. Their offices are located in the Worcester Area Chamber and Blackstone Valley offices for free consultation on any business related problem. They are available Monday through Thursday. Call 508-753-2929 to make an appointment to see them.
Community Development Finance Corp. (CFDC)
CFDC is a quasi-public organization providing flexible financing for small business and real estate development projects. The primary interest is to create jobs, commercial revitalization and business ownership in low-income communities.
TEL: (617) 482-9141
Corporation for Business, Work and Learning
A quasi-public development, demonstration, and technical assistance organization dedicated to economic development through work force and workplace improvement.
TEL: (617) 292-5100
Industrial Services Program (ISP)
ISP provides financial and management assistance to companies and re-employment training to workers with the goal of ensuring the competitiveness of Massachusetts manufacturing companies
TEL: (617) 727-8158
Massachusetts Business Development Corp. (MBDC)
MBDC provides supplemental financing to promising small- and medium- sized companies in Massachusetts.
TEL: (617) 350-8877
Massachusetts Capital Resource Company (MCRC)
MCRC is a limited partnership, privately-owned by seven Massachusetts- based life insurance companies. MCRC is a source of risk capital for businesses in the state.
TEL: (617) 536-3900
Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MDFA)
MDFA provides a one-step economic development financing source and has the ability to assemble complete financing packages for companies wishing to start-up or expand in Massachusetts.
TEL: (617) 451-2477
If you would like a membership list or packet, please contact us at:
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 502
110 Church Street
Whitinsville, Massachusetts 01588
Support provided by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development