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BusinessWest to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with May 13 Issue

SPRINGFIELDBusinessWest magazine, the biweekly business journal covering Western Massachusetts, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in the May 13 edition of the magazine.

For four decades, BusinessWest — first called the Western Massachusetts Business Journal when Publisher John Gormally debuted it in May 1984 — has profiled countless companies, organizations, and business leaders; detailed the trends, challenges, and evolutions that have shaped dozens of sectors; and done plenty of evolving of its own, including a shift from monthly to biweekly publication in 2004, a robust online platform at businesswest.com, and recognition programs including 40 Under Forty, Difference Makers, Healthcare Heroes, and Women of Impact.

The keepsake May 13 edition of BusinessWest will commemorate its role as the region’s business voice by detailing four decades of change, progress, and evolution within the area business community through dozens of interviews.

Filled with photos, happenings, accomplishments, milestones, and a timeline of the last 40 years of business in Western Mass., this issue will feature comprehensive stories that focus on 40 years of banking, commercial development, construction, financial services, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, nonprofits, professional services, technology, and the way people work.

We invite the region’s business community to be a part of this commemorative issue by reserving space. Advertising opportunities are available now through April 26. For more information about this special anniversary edition and to reserve advertising space, email Kate Campiti, associate publisher, at [email protected], or call (413) 781-8600.