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

The Pinnacle Awards is the premier event for women in business, and honors incredible leading women for their outstanding contributions to the workplace and commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the region. This year, women in Greater Boston have once again shown their resiliency and commitment to success despite national and global crises. We'll gather more than 1,200 attendees virtually to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of our honorees.

Note: The Pinnacle Awards honor women from Chamber member organizations only with the exception of the Achievement in Management – Government category. Search our list of member organizations.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2021 PINNACLE AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

Submit your nomination here.

Nominations will be accepted through Friday, October 14th. All nominated individuals will receive a link to complete a Nominee Profile on a rolling basis. Please allow up to 72 hours to receive this link.

Nominee Profiles must be completed and received by Friday, October 30th

What kind of company will this year's honorees join? View our past honorees list. 

AWARD CATEGORIES

Achievement in Entrepreneurship 

A principal or partner in a woman majority-owned business with a minimum of two years in operation.

Achievement in Management (Three Awards) 

A woman who has excelled within an organization in one of the following categories: 

a. Private Sector 

b. Government* 

c. Non-Profit Service Organization 

*Nominee does not need to be a Chamber member

Achievement in the Professions 

A woman who has made a difference in her profession (doctor, lawyer, accountant, etc.).

Excellence in Health Care, Arts & Education  

A woman who has demonstrated success in a health care, cultural, or academic institution.

Emerging Executive  

A woman early in her career who exhibits strong leadership potential.* 

*Nominees must be 40 or under at time of event.

Lifetime Achievement  

A woman whose entire professional career and civic involvement has been exemplary.* 

*Nominees must have at least 25 years of experience.