Join us for our installment of the Pacesetters Doing Business series featuring Boston Planning and Development Agency on December 7, 2023.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jenny Holaday will share her journey into leadership as President of Encore Boston Harbor and first woman to run a casino in Massachusetts.
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Encore Boston Harbor
Step into Winter Wonderland at our BIMA Holiday Gala. Gather your digital media and marketing peers for a night of networking and entertainment.
6:30pm - 9:30pm
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.
Our Boston’s Future Leaders (BFL) program provides emerging leaders with a socially conscious and civically engaged leadership toolkit, as well as the opportunity to apply their knowledge through experiential assignments.
City Awake empowers young professionals in a variety of ways that encourages these rising leaders to stay invested in the region’s future success.
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.
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 nearly 30 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.
POLICY & IMPACT
Building a Nimble, Future-Ready, World-Class Transportation System
Our members point to transportation as their top policy priority because of its direct impact on the economy and workforce. Transportation also directly links to other important policy issues, such as the region’s housing supply, carbon emissions, access to talent and jobs, and even health outcomes for residents.
We know that the transportation system is at an inflection point because of fundamental changes to the ways in which we travel, work, and live. Those changes, and how the state can respond, shape our policy positions.
It’s no surprise that the long-standing “9 to 5, Monday to Friday” commute is no longer the standard. As a result, employers and employees want flexible public transit schedules and fares. In addition to flexibility, riders expect to have a safe and modern experience.
More than $7 billion in once-in-a-generation federal funding for transportation projects will open opportunities to improve and expand road and transit systems. But with that funding comes responsibilities–taxpayers expect transparency and accountability, as well as to see measurable and positive changes made to their transportation system.
Reliable transportation for all residents, particularly public transit, is rooted in equity and is linked to talent pipelines. A strong economy requires a transportation system that creates links, rather than barriers, between jobs and potential employees.
Transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in Massachusetts. With the state’s commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, our transportation infrastructure needs major changes, including how we fund it. Transitioning to electric vehicles will lower gas tax revenues— transportation funding’s primary source—and require rethinking about the uses, finances, and plans for roads and transit systems.
Creating a safe, nimble transportation system that meets today’s expectations.
Delivering projects on time, on budget, and with high-quality results.
Transforming financial and physical structures for a changing world.
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