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      Business After Hours

    Business After Hours are informal networking events held at our members' locations. Attendance ranges from 50 to 75 people. Business After Hours is the premiere networking event for business professionals in the Greater Chicopee area. It is usually held on the second Thursday of each month from 4:30PM – 6:30PM and the cost to attend is just $10 for members or $15 for non-members.

    This two hour time frame gives you the opportunity to tour the chosen location and discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. 

    Stay for 20 minutes or enjoy the full two hours. Enjoy the delicious refreshments while giving people a chance to get to know you - that way they will want to do business with you! Support the Greater Chicopee area business and support your Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce.

    Don’t forget your business cards! 

    Next up:  Thursday, March 8, 2018 - Mill 180 Park, 180 Pleasant Street #217 Easthampton, MA 5:00PM - 7:00PM

    Click Here to register.

    Salute Breakfasts

    The Greater Chicopee Chamber Salute Breakfast attracts some of the most recognized business and political figures and extremely notable speakers throughout Western Massachusetts.  Meetings are held in multiple venues to give area businesses a chance to see what each venue has to offer and includes a full buffet breakfast.  New member recognition is acknowledged and a member of our Breakfast Committee or Ambassador Committee is provided for first time breakfast meeting attendees.

    The Chamber also offers limited table space for each breakfast sponsor attending breakfast to display their businesses up front.  Requests for these tables must be made in advance, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Our Salute Breakfasts are informal networking events held at our member companies. Attendance ranges from 75 to 125 people.  At Salute Breakfast, attendees are invited to introduce themselves to other businesses, enjoy refreshments, beverages, raffle prizes, and more.  All breakfast events take place from 7:15 am to 9:00 am unless otherwise noted. 

    Don’t forget your business cards!

    Next Up: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - Delaney House - St. Patrick's Day Theme

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    Chamber Seminar

    These approximately two hour workshops are both pre-planned and responsive in order to educate attendees on topics that are vital to doing business. From legislation to leadership skills, Chamber seminars are coordinated according to needs expressed by members or to address changes in policy or procedure. 

    The times and locations vary so please click below for more details.

    Next Up: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - LaQuinta Inn & Suites - Topic: Pay Equity

    Click here to register for this event.

    CEO Luncheons

    Every quarter the Chicopee Chamber recognizes a local chief executive officer (CEO) for outstanding participation in vendor development and community activities as well as establishing and building economic equality for local enterprises.

    These quarterly events provide attendees with the opportunity to get to know local leaders on a more personal level, and perhaps walk away inspired. CEO's share the story behind their accomplishments, while enjoying a home style buffet lunch at The Collegian Court. 

    Next Up: June 14, 2018 - Featuring Dr. Harry Dumay, Elms College

    Click here to register for this event.