Chamber member benefits
Networking events. We offer many opportunities to meet, greet and connect with local area professionals. Monthly informal get-togethers before work (Coffee Connects), at lunch time (Women in Networking) and after work (Business After Hours, Young Professionals) as well as multi-chamber Speed Networking mornings.
Networking groups. Choose between six Referral Exchange Networking groups comprised of chamber members from a variety of professions. Free with chamber membership, these groups meet biweekly to exchange leads, review best practices and build relationships.
Education. We offer monthly seminars dedicated to small businesses, human resource matters, health care, finance, social media and other timely topics. We also host forums featuring leaders from the business community, non-profits and public sector.
Social media exposure. Free customized business directory page on the Chamber’s website with excellent SEO. Plus post events, company news and job openings through your member portal. Plus we’ll share your posts on the Chamber’s Facebook and LinkedIn sites.
Exclusive member privileges. Member Only Appreciation Nights and Women In Networking monthly lunches at partner venues; free or discounted pricing for programs and events; and event and company news sharing on the Chamber’s website and in our publication.
Free newspaper subscription. The Chamber’s bimonthly INBusiness publication is filled with the local, regional and state-wide news that those in our local business community need to know.
Direct customer referrals. We refer all customer inquiries exclusively to Chamber members. Members also receive free listings in our annual business to business directory and on our website.
Free mailing labels. Receive one full set of mailing labels of all chamber members at no cost for your own marketing purposes.
Economic development & advocacy. The Chamber is the voice of the business community. We’ll make sure you’re up to date on critical local, state and federal issues and advocate on your behalf.
Group health insurance. We provide access to a choice of several programs with special rates for Chamber members, including the new Chamber Health Coop and Health Services Administration (HSA)
No-cost business consulting. Members have access to two separate, no cost, consultation programs designed to help entrepreneurs looking to create or revise business plans, manage employees, expand facilities, trouble-shoot or assist any of a number of other challenges. Face-to-face private consultations with experts from the Massachusetts Small Business Center (MSBDC) or mentors from SCORE often take place at the Newton-Needham Chamber office.