We’re all about connecting people and although we do that in various ways every day, our events and programs engage business and community leaders by bringing them together to discuss and know more about important issues facing our region, trends in business, and public policy and legislative issues. We have a few fun social events, too – because whenever and wherever people connect, they build the relationships that build the success of our region.
Rise & Shine Business Breakfast
Each year, we present a series of networking breakfasts, featuring dynamic and insightful speakers.
This annual awards program celebrates the success of the fastest-growing and privately-owned businesses in the region. The event recognizes the top performing companies in revenue growth and total revenue. Submit your nomination for 2022. Nomination deadline is August 5, 2022–no exceptions.
Local mayors discuss life in their cities at this popular annual event that is part business, part look into the lives of each mayor and his or her favorite things.
Meet and mingle with local and state legislators in this annual and rare opportunity to have your voice heard and make important connections.
In a longstanding partnership with Western New England University, the Chamber offers this annual program for mid- and upper-level managers to develop leadership skills for personal organization and community development. Learn more about the program.
Fire & Ice
Our social event of the year offers area bartenders a chance to compete in a craft cocktail competition. Cocktails and food all have a fire or ice theme. This event also serves as our annual fundraiser to support the Chamber’s programs and events.
The premier legislative and economic forecasting event of the year takes a look at what to expect from local, state, and federal perspectives and features diverse and dynamic speakers.
Beacon Hill Summit
This day-long event is the largest regional business summit at the State House in Boston, where key legislators, members of the Governor’s administration and other top leaders speak. Members and guests have the opportunity to discuss their ideas and concerns.
Annual Meeting & Celebration
This event celebrates our successes of the past year, looks ahead to the coming year, and honors the Richard J. Moriarty Citizen of the Year, and our Leadership graduates.
Hosted by Congressman Richard E. Neal, chair of the Ways and Means Committee, representing the 1st Congressional District of Massachusetts, this bi-annual event brings business leaders to Washington, D.C. to listen to and question some of the Country’s most influential leaders.