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Join the Chamber and you're joining a diverse and collaborative membership working together to keep Boston the best place for businesses and people to thrive. At the Chamber, we help drive this work by:

  • Convening business and thought-leaders for strategic networking, knowledge-sharing and programs that keep you informed.
  • Researching, developing, and advocating for public policies that contribute to the economic success of our region and generate economic opportunity. 
  • Investing in Greater Boston talent through comprehensive leadership development programs designed to connect and grow strong leaders.
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FAQs

What is the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce?

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is an independent, member-based organization that is the convener, voice and advocate of the Greater Boston business community. The Chamber offers networking and informative programs and events; researches, analyzes and shapes public policies to sustain Greater Boston's competitiveness; and provides leadership development programs to help foster professional growth. 

Who are the members of the Greater Boston Chamber?

The Chamber is a broad-based organization representing nearly 1,500 businesses throughout the region, ranging in size, revenue, industry, and strategic focus. Check out our Member Directory.

Who can join the Greater Boston Chamber?

Any organization interested in strategic networking, public policy, leadership development, and/or becoming more involved in the Greater Boston business, government and civic communities should join the Chamber. Talk to our Membership Team to learn more about how the Chamber can help your business thrive.

What is the cost of membership?

Membership dues vary based on the size and type of organization, and by benefit level. For detailed information, please contact Evelyn Barahona, Vice President of Membership.

What are the benefits of being a member?

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce members enjoy a wide range of benefits including gaining insights from thought-leaders across industries and sectors; engagement in the most important policy issues facing our region; tailored leadership development programs; and fun networking events that connect business leaders and invite idea sharing. connect business. Learn more about the benefits of membership.

What kinds of programs does the Greater Boston Chamber offer?

We host more than 100 programs and events each year across a variety of topics and interests. From Government Affairs Forums featuring key public officials, to Women's Network Breakfasts designed to connect and celebrate women leaders, to Executive Forums featuring senior-level leaders in the key industries of Massachusetts, to after-work events aimed at connecting and developing young professionals. We also host several annual events and receptions, including our Annual Meeting which attracts nearly 10,000 of the region's leading professionals from the civic, government and business communities, and our Annual Pinnacle Awards which honor eight Boston women for achievement in business and management. In addition, we offer Leadership Development Programs designed to help our members invest in developing Boston talent. Check our calendar for upcoming programs and events.

How long does a company’s membership last?

The Chamber offers annual memberships, which renew based on your membership anniversary date.

If my organization is a member, does that mean I am a member?

Yes, Chamber membership extends to all employees of our member companies. Not sure if your company is a member? Visit the Member Directory or contact us to find out.  

Who do I contact if I want to discuss the best ways to get involved?

The Chamber’s member services team can help all the employees in your organization take full advantage of your Chamber membership benefits. Please contact Sam Atoui, Vice President of Membership for more information.

Do I need to be a member to attend Chamber events?

While some program and events are member exclusive, many events are open for nonmembers to attend at the non-member ticket rate. You can filter events by member and non-member on our online calendar.

How do I register for an event?

Registering for Chamber events is easy! Choose an event from our online calendar and click register.

How do I make connections at events?

When you pick up your name tag at one of our programs, grab an attendee list from the registration table. Our team can assist members with facilitated introductions. We'll even connect members with fellow business leaders and potential partners that matter most to your business.

If I am a member of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, am I allowed to bring a guest to an event?

Yes. You may register guests at the member rate with Chamber approval. 

How do I update my member directory listing?

To update your Member Directory listing, visit the self-service Member Center Our Member Center allows you to update your company info, pay invoices and update communications preferences.

What sponsorship opportunities are available at the Chamber?

We offer members significant business exposure through a broad range of unique sponsorship and targeted advertising opportunities. Learn More or contact Katy O'Neil, Executive Vice President.

Are dues tax deductible?

Yes, 90% of annual membership dues are tax deductible as a necessary and ordinary business expense.

Are you affiliated with the US Chamber of Commerce?

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is an independent organization. We have no affiliation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.