About the Blackstone Valley Tourism Association

Tourism is alive and well in the 11 towns that make up the Massachusetts' end of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.

History is kept alive by enthusiastic caretakers of the Valley’s treasures. Events are organized to highlight these treasures as well as the natural beauty of our lakes, rivers, agriculture and farms. The Blackstone Valley Tourism Association welcomes new members who would like to be a part of molding the memories of great family events while fostering interest in keeping the Valley’s history alive! Please join us!

Meetings are held the last Friday of each month at 8:00a.m. at various tourism locations such as Asa Waters Mansion, Grafton Historical Society, Whitin Community Center and many others. To be included in the notification email please send an email here.

The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Tourism Association invites you to join our monthly Kiosk Distribution Program. There are Kiosks located throughout the Blackstone Valley and surrounding areas.

Benefits to Joining the Blackstone Valley Tourism Association

Blackstone Valley Tourism Association Rack Card ProgramFree listing on the Blackstone Valley Tourism website, www.blackstonerivervalley.com

Opportunity to list your Blackstone River Valley historic and cultural sites, events, dinning and lodging on the website for Heritage and Cultural travelers by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Opportunity to have your events published on the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Tourism Association quarterly rack card for a free 5,000 print run.

Significant savings on the Tourism Associations collaborative brochure printing program.

Networking Opportunities with partners of the Tourism Association, such as the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor members and others.


Enjoy networking with members of, and be able to contribute to the vitality of, the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Tourism Association.

Opportunity to include your event on our Internet web calendar - socialweb.net.

Assistance with free marketing programs.

Attend networking events sponsored by the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce at discounted rates.

Memberships of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce start as low as $295 per year or $25 per month - Contact - www.blackstonevalley.com

Our Mission

Our Purpose

In partnership with the BVCC, our purpose is to promote the economic vitality of the Blackstone Valley and meet the needs of the Chamber’s business members while providing leadership on issues which impact the economy and quality of life in the Valley.

To Our Community

 Our goal is to create and maintain cooperative efforts in developing and promoting all aspects of the Blackstone Valley as a good place to live, play and do business.

To Economic Development

 A consistent focus of the Chamber is to create a favorable economic climate for existing businesses to expand and new business to grow and thrive. Our perpetual goals are to reduce business taxes, maintain existing jobs, create new jobs and expand the business tax base.

To Tourism

 The Blackstone River Valley is rich in tourism attractions and the Chamber promotes all efforts to enhance and support the development of tourism-related businesses in the Valley.

To Education

 The Chamber actively supports the advancement of educational opportunities throughout the Valley through programs for youths and adults, business-related adult learning programs and seminars and a focus on Community Education at large.
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