Making A Difference

We promote your business and Cape Ann as a region by…

• Weekly & Monthly e-newsletter, featuring comprehensive COVID updates , and dedicated emails


• Managing four Websites (over 400k views annually) & multiple social media pages


• Producing three major publications annually (260k pieces in print)


•(virtual) Business Networking Events and Ribbon Cuttings


• NEW Visitor Center is Open! Also staffed Rockport V.C. and maintained downtown and Rt. 128 Info. Kiosk

We advocate for business and lead economic growth by …

• Economic Development Breakfast


• Cape Ann Caucus—unique forum convening state and local elected officials, education& business leaders


• Free small business counseling & Informational seminars


• Small Business Week: A Celebration of small business on Cape Ann – rescheduled in September


• Entrepreneurship Steering Committee – New Job Creation


• Shop Local Holiday and Cape Ann Gift Certificate program, $75K / yr

We support our community by…

• Community Events, re-planned: Block Parties, Festival by the Sea, Waterfront Festival, Clamfest, Holidays


• Community Division Meetings


• Business Education Collaborative: monthly meetings with 4 high schools


• Education Roundtable: Education and business leaders and elected officials collaboration


• Cape Ann Career & College Fair


• Six scholarships to Cape Ann students and women cont. ed.

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