In this panel discussion, digital media experts will dive into how brands can position themselves for success with a diversified strategy.
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we hear from Corey Thomas, Chairman & CEO of Rapid7, and Andrew Farrington, an advisory board member City Awake.
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us to celebrate the history, culture, food, and local businesses of Nubian Square, the heart of Black culture in Boston.
3:45pm - 6:00pm
Tropical Foods - Roxbury
Designed for mid-level managers and supervisors, this new certificate program addresses workplace well-being through unique, innovative, and actionable methods.
Join our Transformational DEI Certificate! Our comprehensive learning & development offerings are designed to connect and grow strong leaders who lead both inside and out of the office.
Our Women’s Leadership Program enables you to take your leadership to the next level by arming you with the most in-demand leadership toolkit.
Expand your DEI professional development with a virtual workshop focused specifically on LGBTQIA+ identities and inclusion.
Our Economic Inclusion Committee provides strategic support around research, policies, and programs that are focused on building equal opportunity.
We are developing an ecosystem of corporations and partners with the influence and buying power to transform economic inclusion for minority business enterprises (MBEs).
The Fierce Urgency of Now Festival brings Boston’s diverse young professionals together with business leaders, organizations and their peers to build connection, advance careers and ignite positive change.
City Awake empowers young professionals in a variety of ways that encourages these rising leaders to stay invested in the region’s future success.
BIMA (the Boston Interactive Media Association) serves a vibrant community of like-minded professionals from agencies, brands, publishers, and ad-tech companies with business interests in the New England market.
For more than 25 years, the Chamber’s Women’s Network has connected female professionals of all background and career levels. Today, our Women’s Network is the largest in New England, strengthening the professional networks of women each year.
The Massachusetts Apprentice Network convenes employers, training providers, and talent sources interested in developing and implementing apprenticeship programs in occupations across industries and statewide in fields such as tech, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and more.
We support small business through public policy initiatives, events designed to connect small businesses in Greater Boston to their peers and established business leaders, professional development offerings, and free small business advising.
Explore our mission and values to better understand how we are leading the business community forward.
Our member directory is your resource to discover, connect, and engage with Boston’s businesses from every industry and sector.
The runway towards systemic opportunity
Attract new and additional MBEs by featuring your upcoming procurement opportunities on our cohort-wide opportunities list.
Gain deeper connections with individual MBEs to help your team succeed in their engagement and development of supplier pipelines.
Present a Doing Business webinar to connect directly with MBEs so they can be better prepared to apply for your opportunities in a way that satisfies your procurement needs.
Your organization will gain access to resources and events that will elevate your supplier diversity practices and procedures.
Promote your MBE engagement and DEI successes by sharing your news and events across our channels, reaching our 6,000+ followers on LinkedIn and 17,000 on Twitter. And don’t forget to submit your nominations for Company and Individual of the Year in our Pacesetters Awards.
Learn from your peers across industries and gain insights on best practice, including through our quarterly convenings and training on subjects such as unconscious bias in procurement.
The Chamber is eager to amplify the variety of businesses of color throughout Massachusetts. Through the lists below, buyers may find and contact minority-owned enterprises in the region who are ready and available to do business with Pacesetters.
These lists are meant to supplement your corporations’ own pipeline of MBE suppliers, and are by no means exhaustive. We encourage spend and new connections with MBEs across Massachusetts.
Sourcing and Supply Chain Executive, Point32Health
Manager, Supplier Diversity, Mass General Brigham