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.
Small Businesses Power Our Region
Director of Member Services
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Our annual Small Business of the Year Awards showcase the contributions of businesses to our communities, celebrating their vision in the categories of Diversity and Inclusion, Cultural Excellence, Community Impact, Innovation and Growth, CEO Leadership, and Small Business Champion. Nominations for the 2023 Small Business of the Year Awards will be accepted through May 5th.
Apr 27, 20232:00pm - 3:30pmGreater Boston Chamber of Commerce
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
INNOVATION AND GROWTH
COMMUNITY AND IMPACT
Meet the Chamber staff as you learn how to leverage your Chamber benefits effectively to meet your goals through our offerings. Then stay to network and build connections with your fellow members! Maximize Your Membership is held quarterly and designed to connect with our small to mid-sized member companies.
Take advantage of our member rate and save up to 50% on our standard rate for Chamber events and professional development programs.
Connect with Greater Boston business leaders through our virtual event platform and in-person events.
Expand your audience using our members-only portal to share news, post announcements, and invite the Chamber community to your organization’s events.
Join roundtable discussions on a quarterly basis on best practices, talent and workforce development resources and learn from other Chamber members about how they are solving critical workforce development issues. Held at the Chamber and led by the Director of Workforce Development Strategy, there is something for everyone in these conversations.
Looking to hire from within the Greater Boston community? All members have access to post available positions, as well as view new job openings in the area.
Enjoy complimentary membership to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which provides product and service discounts to affinity partners such as FedEx and MetLife.
The Workforce Training Fund’s Expense Program is a helpful system providing employers fast, simple access to grant-funded training, helping businesses in Massachusetts respond to emerging needs.
Take full advantage of your Chamber membership from the convenience of your virtual desk with our full library of online events. Through our various event series, you'll hear from emerging and established business leaders on important topics.
Working to empower Boston small businesses to access affordable health insurance for employees, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce partners with the Health Connector for Business that delivers cost-saving opportunities to employers and health care insurance choice to employees.
Through the partnership, GBCC small-business members (employers with less than 50 employees) will be able to create and manage accounts online and have direct access to support through customer service. In addition, health insurance brokers who are GBCC members will be connected to those small-business members to maximize the benefits of the platform.
Members can go to the Massachusetts Health Connector link for GBCC and directly access the platform to sign up for coverage. For members calling customer service, they will be provided a direct route to support from a representative.
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is continuously looking for ways to provide our members with additional services and resources. We have a special partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that welcomes you, through your existing membership with our local chamber, as a new member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at no additional cost.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation and 96% of their members are small businesses. Through your membership with the U.S. Chamber, you will have access to the many valuable benefits designed specifically for small businesses, including the toolkits available on Small Business Nation, news and advocacy updates, and other products, services, and publications.
To learn more about your complimentary membership to the U.S. Chamber, please contact our Member Services team.
Small Business Strong (SBS) began in March of 2020 as a shared response to help Massachusetts small businesses navigate the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chamber worked in collaboration between several organizations that call Massachusetts their home, enabling the launch and inception of SBS. Now, Small Business Strong has provided over 2,000 small businesses with free advice, business guidance, and a range of professional services.