Is there anything better than summer networking, when your schedule is a bit more flexible and the weather is beautiful? If you’re looking to get more networking under your belt this summer, we’ve got you covered.
*Please note that less events are planned here than usual — and we’re happy to see that! We’re big advocates of using the summer to slow down, relax, and enjoy yourself.
Check out these events that are happening throughout the state, broken down by region of the state and week. Jump to the section you’re looking for below:
Come celebrate with Dino’s Sports Bar as they open their Sushi bar on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 5 pm.
Head over to the Sagamore Inn/Canalside Pavilion on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 5 pm for the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce & Sandwich Chamber of Commerce Joint Networking Event.
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Networking AM at Northeast Investment Group on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 8:30 am.
This is a casual networking event designed to build working relationships among members while highlighting a BACC Member’s business. Join them for coffee and a breakfast snack and be sure to bring plenty of business cards.
Enjoy casual networking at The Old Court on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 4:30 pm.
Head to Craft Food Halls on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 5 pm to join several chambers of commerce for a networking event: Winchester, Arlington, Stoneham, Reading-North Reading, Woburn, Waltham, Malden, Lexington, Medford, Wakefield, Burlington, and Melrose.
Join the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce for their Lunch, Network, Grow event at Rail Trail Flatbread Co. on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 11:30 am.
The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Networking PM at Tuscan Kitchen on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 5 pm.
This is a casual networking event designed to build working relationships among members while highlighting a BACC Member’s business.
The Melrose Chamber of Commerce announces the TENTH Annual Summer Stroll on Friday, July 28, 2023 at 6 pm.
With support from Presenting Sponsor: The Residence at Melrose Station, the City of Melrose, and the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts, Main Street is closed to vehicles and transformed into a two-block walkway, spanning from Upham Street to Grove Street. You are invited to come down and take some time to stroll and discover what makes Main Street in Melrose so special. Patronize your favorite restaurants and retailers, while visiting ones that are new to you!
There will be multiple live musical performances in four different locations along Main Street. Musical groups will be announced as the event gets closer. Restaurants will serve food and beverages on the sidewalk, while local merchants will offer tastings, specials and sales within their stores. This is a Rain or Shine event.
The Charles River Regional Chamber of Commerce’s big summer coffee connect at Arsenal Yards is back for a second-straight year!
Join them on the village green at Arsenal Yards for coffee and networking with professionals from throughout our region. It’s the perfect location to soak up the summer weather while making lots of new connections.
This free event is open to members and nonmembers and presented in partnership with the Watertown Business Coalition. It will take place on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 8:30 am.
Connect with other business owners virtually over coffee on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at 9 am.
Sip on coffee and connect with other business owners at the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Talks Networking on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 8:30 am.
Head to Lowell Five Bank on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 5 pm for the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Business Networking Mixer.
Sip on coffee and connect with other business owners at the Salem Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Connection on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 8 am.
The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Power of Women Event at Mission Boathouse on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 12 pm.
Connect with other business owners at the Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at Windhover on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 5 pm.
Join the North Shore Chamber of Commerce for a summer evening of networking overlooking the coast from the picturesque seaside deck of the Beauport Hotel. Bring your colleagues and make new connections at this highlight event. Light appetizers provided and a cash bar will be available.
This event will take place on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 5 pm.
Calling all young professionals! Please join the North Shore Chamber of Commerce at one of the North Shore’s most prominent hotel destinations for an evening of networking, light fare, and a cash bar.
This event will take place on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 5 pm.
Network with other business owners virtually at the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Blitzr Speed Networking on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 12 pm.
Bring your morning drink of choice and network outside in a relaxed, beautiful atmosphere on Friday, July 7, 2023 at 8 am.
Cool off with a cone and connect at the Chamber’s Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 12 pm. The Star’s delicious full food menu will be available for purchase as well if you want to grab lunch. Your purchase will help support The Purpose Locker Foundation.
Enjoy a delicious lunch outside made by The Local Eatery on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 12 pm for the Cranberry Country Chamber of Commerce’s Broaden Your Business Luncheon.
Join the One SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce for a Special Edition Business After Hours on the water with a Sunset Sip & Sail on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 4:30 pm.
Kilburn Mill will be hosting this fun and unique event on the Cuttyhunk Ferry for a leisurely sail around the New Bedford waters. There will be hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar and plenty of time to network while taking in the views and ocean air.
Join the Community Involvement Council in their campaign for School on Wheels by donating Back to School items that will be distributed to over 8,000 needy students in our Chamber region: Backpacks, Pencils, Pens, Notebooks, Rules, Erasers, White Board markers, Crayons, Markers, Glue Sticks, and Highlighters.
This event will take place at Lorenzo’s on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 5 pm.
Bring your morning drink of choice and network outside in a relaxed, beautiful atmosphere on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 8 am.
Network with other professionals at Village Green for the United Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Alive After Five on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 5 pm.
One of the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce’s signature events is back… Head over to the Chamber House in Mansfield Crossing for the 9th Annual Tri-Town Chamber Summer Business BBQ celebrating all businesses in Mansfield, Foxboro, and Norton.
Have a chat with the Chamber President, sip a soda with an Ambassador, or banter with a Board Member. Get to know the people who represent your business in our community. All businesses are invited to attend, whether you are a Chamber Member or not.
This event will take place on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 4:30 pm.
Come join SSYP for their July Afterhours hosted by Levitate Backyard and Rexicana in Marshfield on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 5 pm. This will be a great opportunity to network with other young professionals and check out an awesome outdoor spot for the summer.
The Marshfield Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Leaders of the Year Celebration at The Jetty on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 5 pm.
Join the South Shore Chamber for their signature Coffee Connections on their patio on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 9 am. Come enjoy a summer morning with some early networking (weather permitting and notice of cancellation will be sent).
Coffee Connections is the South Shore Chamber’s informal morning gathering that provides members with the opportunity to grow their network and expand their business connections in a small group setting. Members and companies interested in learning more about becoming a member are welcome to attend.
Coffee and continental breakfast items will be provided.
Celebrate chamber members at the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce’s Member Appreciation Night at Leadfoot Brewing on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 5 pm.
The Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Arrive@5 at Clinic Alternative Medicines on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 5 pm.
Celebrate summer with the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce’s Patio Party at The Courtyard Marriott on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 5 pm.
Join the Chamber of Central Mass South, their members, and friends for a business networking event at Brimfield Winery on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 5 pm.
When we’re motivated to make a difference and we band together with leaders in the arts, technology, culture, academia, and business it is powerful and exciting and impacts our community. We have existential problems that need solutions – and fast! The good news is that innovation in 2023 is running full throttle. With more open access, there is a steady flow of new ideas that create value and solve problems from and for a more diverse ecosystem. We will face the big challenges ahead with ideas and solutions that are happening today.
Don’t despair, solutions are everywhere! They’re in our core, those ideas that spark meaningful change and action for good. We the people, we make the difference. The evolution of technology, science, storytelling, art, sports, and academia is constant, and we are on the doorstep of a generational set of possibilities.
Join the Berkshire Innovation Center at TEDx Berkshires to learn about the people, the solutions, and the wisdom that is changing our world on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 1 pm.
Sip on coffee and connect with other business owners at the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce’s Morning Brew on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 8 am.
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