Sponsorship opportunities.

 

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 at least one Marquee Event AND one Sustainable Initiative; Targeted Programming is optional.)


 

Annual Marquee Events

Our signature annual chamber events.


New Year's Holiday PartyNew Year's Holiday Party: The annual New Year's Bash has become a favorite tradition at the chamber. It's anybody's guess as to what unique and out-of-the-box venue we'll choose to kick off another year of chamber events. It's the perfect opportunity to reconnect with your chamber friends after the holiday break...and start the year off right.


Needham Night: A long-time tradition that gathers the town's top business and civic leaders together to kick off the new year and celebrate all the things that make Needham such a special place.

Member Appreciation Nights: Member only events at our largest hospitality partners are one of the most popular privileges of chamber membership.

Spring SeasoningsSpring SeasoningsAnnual restaurant tasting event - 40 plus restaurants and beverage providers with close to 500 attendees. The chamber’s largest community event of the year.

Spring Business BreakfastThe 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.

Spring Street FairNeedham Street Fairs - Spring & Harvest: The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber is proud to continue the long-time town tradition of Needham's two large community-wide events - the Spring Street Fair and the Fall Harvest Fair. Lively celebrations on the town's common attended by thousands each June and September, these annual events transform Needham Center into a showcase of local businesses, community organizations, kid fun and good food.

Children's Charitable Golf TournamentChildren’s Charitable Golf TournamentThe 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 nonprofit.

Fall Business Breakfast and Annual Meeting: 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.

Young Entrepreneur AwardYouth Entrepreneur Awards: This exclusive opportunity would make your company the sole sponsor of the four Community Awards presented by the chamber at the Annual Fall Business Breakfast and Annual Meeting in November, the largest annual gathering of business and civic leaders in our communities.


Regional Real Estate Forum: Provides an outlook of the top real estate trends for Greater Boston and surrounding areas poised for growth.

Women's Golf Clinic: Up to 50 professional women, from novice to seasoned golfer, will participate in the chamber's golf clinic at a chamber member golf course.

  

Sustainable Initiatives

The 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 GroupYoung 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.

Shop Local - Shop and SchmoozeShopLocal Campaign: 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 ConnectsCoffee Connects: 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.

N2 Innovation District Initiative: The Newton-Needham Regional 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.


Educational workshopSmall 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 EstateReal 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.

Multi-chamber - Breakfast at FenwayMulti-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,

contact Lise Elcock at 617-244-1864.

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