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.
Senior Vice President, Policy & Research
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
The Climate & Energy Leadership Council convenes business and government leaders for dialogue, education, and advocacy on climate readiness and energy issues that impact employers.
-Vikki Spruill, New England Aquarium
-Brian Swett, Arup
The Financial Services Leadership Council works to identify competitiveness issues impacting the Greater Boston financial services industry, and then formulate policies to address those issues and work for their implementation by conveying our message to elected and appointed officials.
-Tracey Flaherty, Natixis Global Asset Management
-Thomas Samoluk, John Hancock
The Health Care & Life Sciences Leadership Council works with business and government leaders to engage in efforts to find health care cost solutions, and preserve our region’s leadership roles in the areas of care quality, research and innovation.
-Michael Caljouw, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
-Tamar Thompson, Alexion
The Higher Education Leadership Council provides a direct link between higher education and businesses to identify and seize opportunities to build a diverse, adaptable workforce and to collaborate on the shared challenges the higher education industry faces as major employers in the region.
-Robert Brown, Boston University
-Paula Johnson, Wellesley College
The Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Council works to promote policies that will strengthen the region’s hospitality and tourism, and arts and culture industries, both of which contribute to our economy and make Greater Boston a leading global destination.
-Carrie Campbell, Boston Red Sox
-David Colella, The Colonnade Hotel
The Public Policy & Government Relations Leadership Council works with city, state, and federal officials to create a competitive climate for the continued growth and success of Greater Boston’s employers.
-Brian Dempsey, Dempsey & Associates
-Pamela Everhart, Fidelity Investments
The Regional Real Estate Development Leadership Council works to promote the development of buildings, land, and open space in ways that maximize job creation and quality of life.
-John Butterworth, Colliers International Boston
-Travis McCready, JLL
The Talent Development & Retention Leadership Council works with government, business, and education leaders to promote education innovation, workforce training, and policies that attract, develop and retain a strong talent pipeline to meet industry and employer rapidly changing needs.
-Krista Brennan, Edenred
-Kerry Stakem, PwC
The Transportation & Infrastructure Leadership Council works to promote a safe and reliable transportation system at the city, region and statewide level to support the economic growth of Greater Boston and Massachusetts.
-Katie Lapp, Harvard University
-Michael Scott, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Members of Leadership Councils serve two-year terms. Rotation of members happens every December. The staff lead will contact members upon the conclusion of their term.