Individual event, program or series sponsorships are available or become an annual partner by combining multiple sponsor opportunities for year-long promotional value. (Each annual sponsor package MUST include support for one Marquee Event AND one Sustainable Initiative; Targeted Programming is optional.)
Marquee Annual Events
Our signature annual chamber events
Member Appreciation Nights: Member only events at our largest hospitality partners are one of the most popular privileges of chamber membership.
Spring Seasonings: Annual restaurant tasting event - 40 plus restaurants and beverage providers with close to 500 attendees. The chamber’s largest community event of the year.
Green Business Awards Breakfast:The Environment Committee’s premier event brings together business owners and community leaders from both Newton and Needham on behalf of a worthy cause and awards those businesses who use green business practices in their daily operations.
Breakfast at Fenway: A unique networking event at historic Fenway Park. Includes a breakfast buffet at the EMC Club overlooking the field, a special guest speaker, followed by a tour of the ballpark.
Children’s Charitable Golf Tournament:The tournament is an excellent opportunity to mix and mingle with local business leaders and promote your business while making a charitable contribution to a local non-profit.
Annual Achievement Breakfast: The largest annual gathering of area business and civic leaders, our annual breakfast features a keynote speaker and honors two student entrepreneurs and two community activists for their contributions to Newton and Needham.
Youth & Community Awards: This exclusive opportunity would make your company the sole sponsor of the four Community Awards presented by the Chamber at the Annual Awards Achievement Breakfast in November, the largest annual gathering of business and civic leaders in our communities.
Real Estate Roundtable: Provides an outlook of the top real estate trends for Greater Boston and surrounding areas poised for growth.
Sustainable InitiativesThe heart of the chamber's mission
Women in Networking: The Chamber’s busiest committee, this series hosts a minimum of four events during the course of the year plus the popular monthly WIN Luncheons. These events present a great opportunity to sponsor topics and issues important to women in the business community.
Young Professionals Group: The YPG hosts popular monthly meet ups on the 2nd Wednesday of each month plus workshops and activities geared towards under 40 professionals in the area.
Nonprofit Committee: The Nonprofit Committee is comprised of high level leaders of both small and large nonprofit organizations who will meet monthly to create, schedule and help execute networking opportunities and informational programming for this important segment of chamber membership.
ShopLocal Committee: Our ShopLocal, DineLocal, BankLocal and DrinkLocal campaigns are all part of the continuing effort to bolster business and keep our communities thriving. The year-round campaign is aimed at educating residents about the many benefits of supporting local merchants, restaurant and service providers.
Coffee Connect Networking: High energy gatherings that regularly draw a sizeable crowd of both members and prospective members across many professions looking to start their day by building relationships through the chamber.
INBusiness Newspaper: 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. Includes update on major development projects, infrastructure improvements and proposals, and any issue that will impact the local business community and the way we do business.
N2 Innovation District Initiative: The Newton-Needham Chamber, in collaboration with the City of Newton and the Town of Needham, has identified an area along the I-95 in the two communities as a destination for technology companies, start-ups and other innovators. Add your voice to our growing coalition of entrepreneurs, innovators, property owners and other business and civic leaders who are working
Targeted Programming Series and Events
Speakers and workshops by industry experts on topics that resonate to a specific segment of chamber membership.
Small Business Seminar Series: Educational workshops and programs important to small business owners. The events are also excellent networking events for building relationships with other chamber members.
Lawyers Council: A committee of member lawyers from all areas of business law plans and executes quarterly legal themed programming relevant to current hot topics. Primarily panels and workshops, these law-based educational forums are designed to help local business professionals navigate common legal challenges.
Real Estate & Development Series: Programs and events drawing on the considerable leadership and expertise that exists in the Newton and Needham area in all aspects of real estate development, acquisitions, management and investment.
Speed Networking: Members gather at these morning events to meet like-minded people, generate leads and form new relationships at this rapid-fire business-building event.
Media Series: A newly relaunched series focused on helping businesses and non-profits learn how to market themselves to the media. Each session will include a guest speaker from the world of public relations, marketing, advertising or journalism.
Human Resources Series: Seminars for business owners and managers with responsibilities in the managing of employees and area of human resources management. Each event will focus on a timely topic of interest and of importance to businesses and organizations in the area of human resources.
Multi-chamber Events: Several times a year we’ll invite one of more of our neighboring chambers to join us for a night of new faces and new connections. Expand the reach of your message by partnering with us on a multi-chamber event.
Stand Alone Workshop or Event: Pricing based on event specifics. Please email Greg Reibman with ideas for additional programming content.
For more information about becoming an annual or event partner,