In case you missed it!

The Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. (DPI) Virtual Annual Meeting was held via Zoom on 
Friday, May 1, 2020.

To read the Meeting Recap, click here!


To view the entire Annual Meeting on video courtesy of PCTV, click here!

Downtown Stories: Steven Valenti’s Clothing

Steve Valenti, owner of Steven Valenti’s Clothing (a 37 year-old downtown institution), tells us about curbside service and new spring inventory for men and women, and also gives advice to small business owners and speaks about being honored as Life Director on the Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. Board of Directors.

Click here to read the article.
Click here to view the video.

Webinar: Lessons from COVID-19: What are the Silver Linings?
Wednesday, May 27, 11 am

For our last virtual workshop in the COVID-19 Coping Tactics for Small Businesses series, we’ll be having a lively conversation about what we’ve learned so far.

As always, this panel will be moderated by Deborah Gallant, Executive Director of EforAll Berkshire County!

John Lewis: CEO of R3SET and Specialist with EforAll Berkshire County

Morgan Smith: VP of Longmont Economic Development Partnership and Specialist with EforAll Longmont

We’ll be addressing questions like:

What have we learned from the pandemic?
How will this inform how we conduct business?
What are the silver linings that have come out of this?

(You can send your questions ahead of time to or ask them live on the call.)

Click here to join the webinar:
Call will be held 11 am-12 pm EST via Zoom. 

Virtual Town Hall: Summer in the Berkshires- Happening! But How?

Friday, May 29, 10 - 11:15 am

Join 1Berkshire for a panel and Q&A-style virtual town hall as they host a discussion with four thought leaders and economic stakeholders #InTheBerkshires focused on how the summer experience may look different but still provide great opportunities for those living and visiting here.

Gain deeper insight from the people taking steps that will both impact their organizations and the broader economy of the region in the short and long term. Learn what creative approaches they are applying, and how they are envisioning the coming months as we begin to reopen our economy, and walk away with an enhanced awareness of the opportunities that we have this coming summer season.

Moderator: Benjamin Lamb, Director of Economic Development at 1Berkshire

Brian Cruey, Director of Southern Berkshires for the Trustees of Reservations
Laurie Norton Moffat, Director & CEO of Norman Rockwell Museum
Mindi Morin, Managing Director at Canyon Ranch
Lindsey Schmid, VP of Tourism and Marketing at 1Berkshire

These town hall events are free to join, but pre-registration is required. To register, go to this link:
Visit our COVID-19 Resource Page for Important Business, Non-profit, and Cultural Resources!

Plus some resources that are just for fun!
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