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Signature Programs & Events

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 event photograph

Rise & Shine Business Breakfast

Each year, we present a series of networking breakfasts, featuring dynamic and insightful speakers.

Super 60 event photograph

Super 60

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 19, 2022–no exceptions.

Mayor's Forum

Mayor’s Forum

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.

Government Reception 2017-29

Government Reception

Meet and mingle with local and state legislators in this annual and rare opportunity to have your voice heard and make important connections.

Leadership Institute.

Leadership Institute

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 Group Photo In Front of a Fire.

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.

Eugene Robinson. Outlook.


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.

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.

Chamber Annual Meeting

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.

Washington DC.

Washington Symposium

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.