Programs & Events

Programs and Events to keep you connected, informed and inspired.

We offer a robust schedule of unique and thoughtful programming and events that reflects the most relevant issues facing the Greater Boston businesses community. With more than 100 programs and networking events in Boston each year, our gatherings allow you and your colleagues to:

  • Collaborate and share points of view
  • Stay informed and hear from prominent regional business leaders
  • Make important connections for your organization and professional development

Government Affairs Forums


Presented in partnership with Bank of America, these events provide a platform for professionals to gain valuable insight from prominent government officials, build a strong network in the business and government communities and engage in important policy issues impacting our region. Book your corporate tables before January 15, 2020 and save up to 20% on our normal registration fees, plus receive preferred seating.

Executive Forums

Presented in partnership with the University of Massachusetts, our Executive Forum series features distinguished leaders from business and academia who address the issues affecting our region's core industries.

Women's Network

Our Women's Network event series provide networking programs and career enrichment and development for women at all professional levels, and spotlights the accomplishments and positive influence women have on our region. Read more about the Women's Network program and event series here.

Take advantage of a special discount and priority access to upcoming Women's Network events by participating in our 2020 Women's Network Package! Learn more about our Women's Network Package special offer. 

City Awake

City Awake empowers the young professionals of Greater Boston leaders through programming that builds community and engages in dialogue about the most pressing issues facing our region. Through this work, we hope to deepen their connections to the broader business and civic communities and recognize their important contributions to our thriving economy. Learn more about young professional events here.

Take advantage of our Future Agenda package offer. We're making it easier for you to empower and invest in emerging talent by engaging your young professionals in an exciting portfolio of events. Learn more about our exclusive offer here!

Boston Chamber Networking Group

Our free, member-exclusive Boston Chamber Networking Group events are designed specifically for our small- to medium-size member companies, who want to expand their network of business contacts, generate new business leads and learn the most effective strategies for networking.  We host Chamber Networking Groups every other month. 

City to City

City to City Boston is a program of the Chamber that creates a network of community and business leaders, identifies best practices that achieve social and economic change in urban areas around the world, and brings those ideas back to Boston. A highlight of the program is the Annual Discovery Trip, where a cohort of business, government and civic leaders travel to meet their counterparts in another major city in order to explore, learn and share their best practices. For more information about City to City Boston contact Justin Kang

Boston Business Webinars

Take full advantage of your Chamber membership from the convenience of your desk with our 30-minute webinars. Through our webinar series, you'll hear from other members, meet the Chamber team, and learn more about all the Chamber has to offer you and your organization. Check our events calendar for upcoming webinars, or listen to past webinars here.

Annual Events

Annual Meeting


The highlight of our events and programs calendar, our Annual Meeting draws 2,000 members of the Boston region's business, government, and civic leadership for an evening of networking and celebrating the accomplishments of the Greater Boston region. The event, held annually in May, typically features remarks from both the Mayor of Boston and the Governor of Massachusetts, a keynote speaker of national-renown, and a celebration of inductees into our prestigious Academy of Distinguished Bostonians.  

Pinnacle Awards

The premier business event for Boston women (and men), our annual Pinnacle Awards are held in January and honor eight business and professional women who have demonstrated excellence in business, management and lifetime achievement. This inspirational program draws over 1,000 participants from business and government.

Small Business of the Year Awards

The Boston Small Business of the Year Awards honors the top ten small and high-growth businesses that demonstrate achievement in management, workplace excellence, product innovation and social responsibility, with a commitment to growing in Greater Boston.

Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Awards


The Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Awards are designed to celebrate the contributions of the region's current and emerging young leaders from public, private and nonprofit sectors who have demonstrated professional, personal and civic commitment to improving the quality of life in Greater Boston. Past recipients include President John F. Kennedy, conductor Leonard Bernstein, business leader Jack Connors, Jr., and community advocate and United Nations representative, Carol Fulp.

Summer Reception

Our Summer Reception is the Boston networking event of the season! Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at one of Boston's most unique venues, the New England Aquarium, and spend the evening connecting and celebrating the summer with over 400 of your closest (soon to be) friends.

Holiday Reception

120516patriotsms54.JPG#asset:1185:smallNetworking and holiday cheer are the perfect match at our annual Holiday Reception, held each December. Open to members and nonmembers, the holiday reception is the signature holiday business networking event in Greater Boston.