July 29: Roadway improvements in the N-Squared Innovation Corridor

Join state officials as they present details and answer your questions about planned and proposed highway and road improvements to the Newton-Needham business corridor, including a new exit ramp off of Route I-95 at Kendrick Street and to the Needham Street/Highland Ave. corridor. Our presenters will...

Aug. 20: Coffee Connect

What better way to start off a midsummer morning than with networking outdoors at THE STREET? We’ll serve coffee and light breakfast out on the green, with live jazz music, steps from stellar restaurants and shops. Stay tuned for more details to come, this edition of our monthly coffee connect is sure...

Aug. 19: WIN networking lunch at COOK

Newtonville’s new Cook Restaurant will host our August Women in Networking Lunch Hour. They’ll have complimentary appetizers upon arrival and a selection of entrees to choose from. For $20 (pay at the door cash or credit card) you’ll receive lunch and a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and tip...

Aug. 13: Business (and jazz) After Hours

Needham Sheraton Hotel  Wed. August 13th, 5:30-7pm 100 Cabot Street, Needham Free for chamber members $15 for non-members Our final Business After Hours of the summer plans to be a special one. A New England Jazz Productions quintet will set the scene with background music as we enjoy complimentary...

July 24: The Power of Facebook Advertising

Attendees will learn how to grow their customer base with Facebook’s advertising platform. We’ll discuss ad strategy, messaging, target audiences, demographics and more! This event is perfect for business owners who are not effectively utilizing social media channels to get more customers, or...

July 17: Networking at The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille in Chestnut Hill will be our host for the first installment of the chamber’s new monthly Women In Networking Lunch Series. For $20 (pay at the door the day of the event) you’ll receive lunch and a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and tip included. Our monthly Women in Networking...

Teen suicide prevention program selected as beneficiary

Riverside Trauma Center has been selected to be this year’s charity recipient at the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual Children’s Charitable golf tournament, Monday Aug. 4 at Woodland Golf Club. Each year, the Chamber selects a different youth-based non-profit to be the recipient of a portion...

Aug. 7: Dem AG candidates to debate

The two Democratic candidates for attorney general — Maura Healey and Warren Tolman — will debate on Thursday Aug. 7, from 8-9 a.m. at Mount Ida College in Newton. Tolman, an attorney and former state senator, is facing Healy, a former bureau chief in the attorney general’s office, in the...

SOLD OUT: Hotel Indigo members only event

Our annual party at the Hotel Indigo pool deck is always one of the Chamber’s most popular events of the year and, once again, we’re expecting a sell-out so register early. There will be complimentary food, a cash bar and the chance to enjoy the sunset as you reconnect with long-time friends and...

Sept. 12: 128 Business Expo

It’s time to once again register if you would like to be an exhibitor at the annual 128 Business Expo in Waltham.   This annual trade show features a broad spectrum of products and services from all different industries. Tables for this business-to-business event sell out each year and the Expo always...

Capitalism not ‘crapitalism’

By Kat Powers Want to know all about capitalism with a conscience? Hint: It doesn’t have to come in a Hawaiian shirt. Conscious Capitalism CEO Doug Rauch is best known as the former leader of Trader Joe’s. He was with the grocer for decades, the last 14 as president. While he is proud of the work...

N2 Corridor attracting fast-growing biotech industry

The new, 282,000 square foot headquarters TripAdvisor will open next year in the N2 Innovation Corridor is not only attracting technology companies to the area. It’s also helping lure biotechnology firms to the area. The most recent such company to plan such a move is Verastem, a 38-employee,...

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