Springfield Regional Chamber hosts gathering for local politicians

The Springfield Regional Chamber has been holding the government reception for over two decades.

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hundreds of businesspeople and power brokers gathered for the Springfield Regional Chamber’s government reception Thursday night.

Politicians and members of the business community came together at the Storrowton Carriage House in West Springfield for the annual event.

The long-running chamber event provides members of local and state government the opportunity to collaborate with local businesses.

Nancy Creed, president of the Springfield Regional Chamber told 22News, “Opportunity to have a casual conversation with our state delegation and our local municipal officials, just to get to know each other, because we really feel that to get things to work properly and work together. You have to have a relationship”

Local mayors, members of the state legislature, and representatives from the Governor’s office were all in attendance at the night’s event.