Connecting Talent
with Opportunity

With a mission to support the revitalization of our local economy in this post Covid-19 landscape, we are thrilled to unite and empower the Assabet Valley Region’s small business community. Join AVIA at upcoming educational events, workshops, and community business nights.

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Host Organizations:

Massachusetts Innovation Network, Inc.

Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce

What is AVIA?

About Us

The Assabet Valley Innovation Alliance (AVIA) is dedicated to educating, elevating, and creating sustainable, systematic economic impact for small businesses and young entrepreneurs in the suburban communities abutting the Assabet River (Hudson, Maynard, Stow, Bolton, and Berlin).




A Joint Effort to Create Sustainable Impact

AVIA is a deployment project undertaken by the Massachusetts Innovation Network and the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce, and financially supported by the Office of Business Development of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The project is championed by the Chamber’s CEO, Sarah Cressy, and the MassInnoV’s Executive Director, Sophia Kambanis.

Programs & Events

A business meeting


This program connects local small business owners and managers with seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders to share expertise, knowledge, experience, and insights. Now accepting applications for Mentors and Mentees from the Hudson, Maynard, Stow, Bolton, and Berlin areas. 

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