Tri-Town Chamber's Economic Development Committee
The Economic Development Committee is dedicated to support Economic Development through desirable business growth, expansion, retention and attraction. Working with partners to develop a climate conducive in maintaining the quality of life in the Tri-Town Communities of Mansfield, Foxboro and Norton. The Committee is Responsible for keeping the Chamber updated on local and regional political trends, and regional economic development that aligns with Chamber policy.
- Bring together local officials and business leaders for the purpose of working together toward improving the business environment and local economies of Foxboro, Norton and Mansfield.
- Continue to be The “Voice of Business” in the Tri-Town area.
- Continue to be the source that town and State Officials can go to first.
Video "Why Do Business in the Tri-Town Area" Watch Here (4 1/2 minutes long)
"Why Chamber Board did Not Support Mansfield Warrant Article 37: A Temporary Stop Could Permanently Halt Progress." - Letter from Chamber to the Planning Board
The Economic Development Forum at the Hilton Garden Inn at Patriot Place on April 28th proved to be successful. The Tri-Town is Open for Business was the topic of the morning! The event was attended by business looking to expand or relocate and commercial real estate brokers. The 45 attendees heard from municipal officials on available parcels of land and development opportunities, they make connections with local and state officials, and heard from Lynn Tokarczyk of Business Development Strategies, Inc. on how to develop a successful plan in any of our communities.
Let the Tri-Town Chamber help you make your next move to Mansfield, Norton, or Foxborough!
Below are Some of the Materials presented at the April 28th Regional Economic Development Forum
Past Speakers and Guests for Economic Development:
Fall 2015 - Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Jay Ash toured the Tri-Town Area recently with the Chamber to discuss local initiatives, touring all 3 towns on a Gatra Bus with; State Representative Jay Barrows, Foxborough Town Mansger Bill Keegan, Mansfield Town Manager Bill Ross, Norton Town Manager Michael Yunits, Chamber President Tim Kenneally, VP of Economic Develpment for the Chamber Danielle Fish and Executive Director of the Chamber Kara Griffin.
Fall 2015 - The Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, spoke at a Chamber luncheon on topics such as; Job Development, Taxes, Health Care, Higher Education, Guests had the opportunity to ask questions during the audience Question & Answer period. sponsor: Foley & Foley PC
2014 - Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III Back home from Washington, D.C. and the government shutdown, freshman Congressman Joe Kennedy III reassured members of the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce last week that government can work and that it works best when it with partners with business. The Massachusetts Democrat said the alliance spurs a “bigger and bolder” growth in the economy. “We need a federal policy to allow our businesses to keep our country at the forefront,” he told chamber members a luncheon at the Holiday Inn.
2013 - Steve Grossman, Treasurer and Receiver General Treasurer Grossman provided insight on: Enhancing opportunities for small businesses to promote economic growth and jobs, Bringing accountability and transparency to government and protecting the public's money through competitive bidding and effective fiscal management. The Breakfast was held at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield Sponsor: Foley & Foley, PC
November 8, 2012 - Richard A. Davey, Secretary of Transportation and Chief Executive Officer provided a 'Transportation Overview' The Breakfast was Held at the TPC clubhouse in Norton (The Players Tournament Club) Richard A. Davey, Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Sponsored by Foley & Foley, PC
2012 - Dr John Mullin. Dr. Mullin discussed highlights of his work on the comprehensive plans of communities along the Rt. 495 belt as well as what trends, successes and failures he has seen in town’s Downtown Revitalization Efforts. sponsors: Betro & Company and Foley & Foley PC
2011 - Secretary Greg Bialecki. Secretary Bialecki spoke about how business is doing, what are the trends in our communities and on the State level. Greg Bialecki: Secretary of Housing and Economic Development. Sponsor: Foley & Foley, PC
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