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Joe & Michael Bevilacqua GCC 2015

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Joe & Michael Bevilacqua GCC 2015

  1. 1. Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Green Economic Development • Workforce Development • Business Outreach • Economic Development
  2. 2.  Joseph Bevilacqua – MVCC President/CEO  Michael Bevilacqua – MVCC Asst. Vice President Economic Development Program Coordinator PRESENTORS
  3. 3.  Membership Organization 30 Miles North of Boston Serving Over 1,000 Companies.  People from business, industry, government, service, non- profit, retail, and the professions who have joined together in an ongoing effort to improve local economic conditions.  Over 100 Member Programs Each Year – (Over 7,000 People attended an MVCC program in 2014)  Innovative, Relevant and Timely Programs WHAT IS THE MERRIMACK VALLEY CHAMBER?
  4. 4. HOW TO CREATE NEW JOBS? ESSENTIAL QUESTION
  5. 5.  Mission Statement - Collaborative effort led by The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce to assist and encourage you to explore how your company can successfully locate and expand here, and create/expand job opportunities An overwhelming spirit of cooperation – among leaders in business and industry, local and state governments, and community and civic groups. MVCC MEANS BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
  6. 6. “Where Business Begins” Buildings, Land, Workforce
  7. 7.  Business Outreach with Relevant and Unique Programs  Energy Program  Access to Jobs Fair  Education/Workforce Development  Access to Capital Forum  Small Business Recognition  Spring and Fall Business Trade Shows  And More MVCC MEANS BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
  8. 8.  Assisted 40+ Companies  $30+ Million in Energy Savings  Business Outreach  Mayors, City/Town Managers  Economic Development Directors  State, Local, Federal Officials  U.S. Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (Top Right)  Retain Jobs, Create New Jobs and Expansion MVCC MEANS BUSINESS CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM
  9. 9.  Diverse Buildings and Businesses  Old, New, Large, Small  Schools, Suburban Office and Manufacturing Buildings, Restaurants, Mill Buildings, Etc.  First time Federal Government, Commonwealth of MA, Local Utilities, Chamber of Commerce and Clean Energy Company partnered together for a common objective MVCC MEANS BUSINESS CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM
  10. 10. MVCC MEANS BUSINESS CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM Enrollment & Outreach Clean Energy Road Map Energy Monitoring & Building Labeling RCx & Deep Dive Technical Study Owners Engineering / Implementation Assistance Help MVCC Members: •Energy savings with favorable ROI •Increased competitiveness •Job retention & job growth •Sustainability
  11. 11.  25+ Banks and Credit Unions Invited Free of Charge  Business Owners Invited Free of Charge Attended.  Business Outreach  Mayors, City/Town Managers  Economic Development Directors  Valley Works Career Center  US Small Business Administration Regional Administrator & MA Director (Bottom Right) MVCC MEANS BUSINESS ACCESS TO CAPITAL FAIR
  12. 12.  50+ Companies Hiring That Day!  Invited Free of Charge  “I found my Dream Job at the MVCC Access to Jobs Fair”  Business Outreach  Mayors, City/Town Managers  Economic Development Directors  Valley Works Career Center  MA Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development (Top Right) MVCC MEANS BUSINESS ACCESS TO JOBS FAIR
  13. 13. SPRING & FALL BUSINESS EXPO’S  Promoting Services and Products  Promoting Business  Promoting Job Opportunities  Working with State Officials  Asst. Secretary of Business Development MOBD (Top Right)  State Senator, State Representative (Top Left)
  14. 14. NEW OPPORTUNITY
  15. 15. RIVERWALK PROPERTIES AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISINVESTMENT (BEFORE)
  16. 16. RIVERWALK PROPERTIES AN ECONOMIC DELEOPMENT SUCCESS STORY (AFTER) * 2.3 MILLION SQ FEET * 4,500 JOBS * 200 COMPANIES
  17. 17. RIVERWALK PROPERTIES WOODMILL
  18. 18. BEFORE AFTER RIVERWALK PROPERTIES WOODMILL
  19. 19. BEFORE AFTER RIVERWALK PROPERTIES WOODMILL
  20. 20. BEFORE AFTER RIVERWALK PROPERTIES WOODMILL
  21. 21. RIVERWALK PROPERTIES
  22. 22. CURRENT PROJECTS
  23. 23. CURRENT PROJECTS NEW MEDICAL CARE CENTER
  24. 24.  MV Chamber Energy Conference with MA Secretary of Energy & Enviornmental Affairs Matthew A. Beaton and Local Expert Panel CONTINUOUS OUTREACH
  25. 25. CELEBRATING NEW BUSINESS!
  26. 26. HOW TO CREATE NEW JOBS? ESSENTIAL QUESTION
  27. 27. QUESTIONS?
  28. 28.  Massacusetts Municipal Association (MMA) - MMA Innovation Award  United States Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Merit Award  American Council for an Energy – Efficient Economy - National Conference Presnter  Massachusetts Economic Development Council (MEDC) - MEDC Member of The Year Award  Northeaster Economic Developers Association - Program of the Year Award RECOGNITION
  29. 29.  OFFICE – (978) 686-0900  Michael.Bevilacqua@MerrimackValleyChamber.com  WWW.MerrimackValleyChamber.com  Facebook and LinkedIn Thank you to Massachusetts Green Careers Conference! Contact Info

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