• The Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue celebrating the great work of Chicopee's area hard-working businesses, non-profits, and citizens with the 2019 Shining Star Awards. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018, the awards will be presented during the Annual Greater Chicopee Chamber Shining Stars Gala, April 5, 2019, at the Castle of Knights - Chicopee.

    Members are asked to submit their nomination forms electronically: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eftzz3sejo7c00ly/start, drop off or mailed to Chicopee Chamber - 264 Exchange Street Chicopee, MA 01013 with supporting information of the nominee(s).


    2018 Recipients

    Interstate Towing, Inc. - Business of the Year ● Dawn Creighton - Citizens of the Year ● Valley Opportunity Council - Non-Profit Organization of the Year

  • Chicopee Chamber Ambassadors

    To apply to become a Chamber Ambassador, send letter of interest by email to Sarah@chicopeechamber.org, or by mail to: Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce, ATTN: Ambassador Program, 264 Exchange Street, Chicopee, MA 01013.

    Participation Guidelines and Qualifications

    • Chamber membership, or employment with a Chamber Member in good standing, for a minimum of one year
    • Demonstrated Chamber involvement in activities, events, committees, etc.
    • All Ambassadors are eligible for a one year term. Upon completion, if interested in continuing, Ambassadors will be eligible to renew. If approved, Ambassadors are eligible for an additional one year term. 


    Expectations and Responsibilities

    • Represent the Chamber in a consistent and professional manner
    • Attend and participate in monthly Ambassador meetings
    • Actively promote the Chamber and its many benefits to current and non-members
    • Help assigned current and new members to maximize their membership through utilizing member benefits

    ​Benefits of Being an Ambassador

    • Official Ambassador name badge 
    • Enhanced networking and business building events with the opportunity to meet business and community leaders
    • Business recognition at events and functions
    • Opportunity to support the business community and share Chicopee Chamber pride



    2018 Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

    Michael Epaul
    Michael Epaul Photography

    Lynn Morrissette
    Boys & Girls Club of Chicopee

    Debra Leone
    Polish National Credit Union

    Todd McDonald
    Springfield Thunderbirds

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