The activities and successes outlined in this Annual Report are the result of the concerted effort of many organizations, including our local legislative delegation, state partners, City departments, foundations, educational institutions, nonprofits and individuals of the business community. None more important of these entities are the heads of our skilled and dedicated City departments.
City of New Bedford

  • Office of the Mayor
  • New Bedford City Council
  • New Bedford Redevelopment Authority
  • City departments of:
  • Department of Public Infrastructure
  • Planning Department
  • Department of Inspectional Services
  • Office of Housing and Community Development
  • Harbor Development Commission
  • Management Information Systems
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • City Solicitor

Local Economic Development Partners

  • Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation
  • New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board
  • Greater New Bedford Career Center
  • Community Economic Development Center
  • Downtown New Bedford Inc.
  • North End Business Association
  • South End Business Association
  • Community Rowing, Inc.

State Partners

  • New Bedford Legislative Delegation
  • Sen. Mark C.W. Montigny
  • Rep. Antonio Cabral
  • Rep. Robert Koczera
  • Rep. Chris Markey
  • Rep. Keiko Orrall
  • MassDevelopment
  • Massachusetts Office of Business Development
  • Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
  • Commonwealth Corp.
  • International Trade Assistance Center
  • Mass. Small Business Development Center Network
  • South Eastern Economic Development Corporation
  • Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District
  • Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment
  • New England Clean Energy Council

Key Educational Partners

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • South Coast Economic Development Partnership
  • Charlton College of Business
  • Center for Policy and Analysis
  • Urban Initiative
  • Center for Business Research
  • School of Law
  • New England Marine Renewable Energy Center
  • Bristol Community College
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Harvard University
  • MIT

Tourism Partners

  • City of New Bedford
  • Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
  • Southeastern Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
  • Buttonwood Park Zoo
  • Artworks! At Dover Street
  • New Bedford Art Museum
  • Summerfest
  • Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
  • AHA! (art, history and architecture)

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