Three of the state’s most influential statewide employer organizations have been partners of MBAE since it was established in 1988, influencing our policy direction and supporting our shared goals for education.


MBAE Affiliates share our commitment to driving education improvements that will ensure all students get the education they need to be successful in college and career. For more information contact Ryan Flynn.


1Berkshire was created in June 2016 by a merger of four countywide economic development organizations: the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation, the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce, the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, and the Berkshire Creative Economy Council. By combining these entities, we leverage resources, improve efficiency, expand audience reach, and coordinate programs that benefit every area of the region. We are the voice of the Berkshire business community with a strong membership and a powerful network of resources.

Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce

Our mission is to preserve and enhance the economic vitality of the Blackstone Valley by addressing the needs and concerns of businesses and providing leadership, support and resources in connection with issues which impact commerce and the quality of life in the Valley.

Bristol County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leading voice of business in Bristol County. By representing the interests of its diverse membership, as well as encouraging and promoting new and existing business activities, the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce has grown in recent years to become one of the larger and most active business organizations in Southern New England.

Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce – connecting business with community. Welcome to the communities of Bourne, Sandwich and Wareham. Located along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal and the shores of Buzzards Bay. The canal built during the Great Depression became and remains the widest sea-level canal without locks in the world. The canal area is a perfect place to vacation or retire. Whether its business, biking, boating, baseball, beaches or beautiful B & B’s, the Cape Cod Canal Region, has it all!

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that advocates on behalf of business to strengthen and promote regional economic vitality while addressing related cultural, environmental and community concerns. We are a catalyst and advocate for a vibrant economic community in order to create a better Cape Cod.

Concord Chamber of Commerce

The Concord Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and serving business, supporting tourism, and fostering a strong economic climate, all consistent and in harmony with the character and culture of Concord.

Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

The EDC is a private, non profit corporation that is leading the region's economic development by helping businesses to expand, relocate and succeed in Western Massachusetts. By providing our services for no charge, we generate quick and simple solutions for many business needs while working for a stronger regional economy and the addition of high quality, local employment.

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Our Mission: We are the convener, voice and advocate of our diverse and collaborative membership who drive Greater Boston's success. Our Purpose: To make Greater Boston the best place for businesses and people to thrive. Our Vision: Our membership will fully reflect the industries and businesses of our economy and together we will make Greater Boston one of the most prosperous regions in the world with economic opportunity available to all.

Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce is working for the business community to enhance growth, develop expansion opportunities and attract new investment within the Greater Holyoke economy. Through a strong membership, organizational leadership and administrative expertise, the Chamber provides business assistance and advocacy, and is helping Holyoke become the center of innovative economic development in Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley.

Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce encompasses the communities of Blandford, Chester, Granville, Huntington, Montgomery, Russell, Southwick, Tolland, Westfield and Woronoco.

Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven organization, providing businesses the opportunity to increase and strengthen their business relationships in the greater Lynn area. The LACC seeks to enhance the economic vitality of the greater Lynn area by developing and providing educational and marketing initiatives, networking, legislative advocacy, collaborative leadership and business resources to our membership.

Massachusetts Competitive Partnership

The Massachusetts Competitive Partnership is a non-profit, non-partisan, 501(c)(4) public policy group comprised of chief executive officers of some of the Commonwealth's largest businesses. The Partnership's goals are to promote job growth and competitiveness in the Commonwealth by working in collaboration with public officials and business and civic leaders in Massachusetts.

Mass. High Technology Council

The Massachusetts High Technology Council is the first and only cross-sector association of technology, professional services, and higher education CEOs and senior executives in Massachusetts. As advocates for public policies and programs that create and maintain a healthy and competitive business climate, the Council has lead winning strategies for 38 years.

Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) is the state’s premiere professional association of certified public accountants and tax professionals, representing more than 11,000 members in public accounting, business and industry, government and education. Through its advocacy, continuing professional education, networking programs and Educational Foundation, the Society provides services that allow current and future CPAs to learn, connect and prosper in the accounting profession.

Mass. Technology Leadership Council

As the largest and most powerful technology association in the region, MassTLC’s mission is to accelerate growth and innovation in the Massachusetts technology industry. For more than 30 years, MassTLC has served as the premier network for thousands of companies and entrepreneurs seeking valuable connections.

MetroWest Chamber of Commerce

The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, located in Framingham, Massachusetts, is a regional, not-for-profit business association serving more than 500 member organizations that employ more than 35,000 individuals in MetroWest and more than ten times that number globally! We are committed to driving positive, and sustainable, growth for our members and the communities in which we live, work, and volunteer.

Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Nashoba Valley Chamber has approximately 600 Member Businesses from the 16+ communities. We provide opportunities for businesses to increase their exposure and to build business relationships and partnerships within our region through the various programs/events, inexpensive advertising and networking opportunities that we offer.


NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses, and remains so today.

Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce

Our mission is to enhance quality of life and economic development in the Neponset Valley by supporting and connecting its businesses, municipalities and educational facilities.

Newton Needham Regional Chamber

Our mission is to champion our communities’ economic and cultural vitality through advocacy, education and networking. We’ve been proudly providing leadership, support and advocacy for Newton since 1915 and Needham since 1969.

North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy, economic development organization working to create and sustain relationships among businesses and between businesses and the community.

Orleans Chamber of Commerce

The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is the recognized essential organization that builds, promotes and supports the Orleans business community through marketing, training and event coordination while attracting sustainable economic investment.

The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce

The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce is a business organization of roughly 750 members across the lower South Shore. We exist to serve not only local business, but the community at large.

Retailers Association of Massachusetts

RAM has been the voice of the Commonwealth’s retailers for almost 100 years. Our knowledge of retail issues and our understanding of the challenges facing small businesses in Massachusetts today allows us to uniquely serve our members’ needs.

SouthCoast Chamber

Established in 1885, the SouthCoast Chamber serves ten communities in the SouthCoast of Massachusetts. With a total population of more than 210,000 residents, the ten communities include: the City of New Bedford; Acushnet; Dartmouth; Fairhaven; Freetown; Mattapoisett; Marion; Rochester; Wareham; and Westport.

Springfield Business Leaders for Education

Springfield Business Leaders for Education (SBLE) is a coalition of employers engaged around improving educational outcomes for Springfield’s children, preparing them for college and career success. Meeting regularly, this group advocates for sustainable education reforms and a public education system accountable for its performance.

Springfield Regional Chamber

The Springfield Regional Chamber is a business association representing the region and its geographic hub of Springfield and more than 700 members of all sizes, industry and profession, providing leadership in creating a healthy economic climate.

Stoneham Chamber of Commerce

The Stoneham Chamber of Commerce was established in 1984. Over the years, it has expanded to include approximately 275 business members in Stoneham and neighboring communities.


TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation economy. TechNet’s diverse membership includes dynamic startups and the most iconic companies on the planet and represents three million employees and countless customers in the fields of information technology, e-commerce, the sharing and gig economies, advanced energy, cybersecurity, venture capital, and finance.

Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber represents 2,300 members from all industries and of all sizes located in our service area of 35 cities and towns and other communities in Central Mass. and beyond. Worcester’s affiliate Chambers of Commerce are Auburn, Blackstone Valley, Central Mass. South, Wachusett Area, and Webster Dudley Oxford.

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