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The Women of Woburn will be hosting their annual Give Back lunch on November 20th from 12 to 1:15 at Woburn Memorial High School.

The Women of Woburn are a vibrant networking community of professional women doing business in the Woburn area. Our annual Give Back lunch is a time when we encourage everyone to attend. The more the merrier as this year we meet at Woburn Memorial High School, meet principal Jessica Callanan and learn about the great things happening at Woburn High. Including the Tanner Closet. The school’s very own food bank and clothing resource for students.

Please bring grocery store gift cards for their Thanksgiving Baskets or other non-perishable food items. Learn More

Many Thanks to our generous WOW sponsors: Jodi Crowley & Jean Cullinane of LaMacchia Realty and Northern Bank

Our Annual Celebration is on December 4th

The 2019 theme is Great Things Are Happening! The Woburn Chamber of Commerce is proud of all we have accomplished this year and the excitement is building for 2020.

We hope you will join us to celebrate at the Crowne Plaza from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Participate in our legendary silent auction and take your chance on great raffle prizes. Our annual celebration is when our membership gathers to renew acquaintances, meet new members and celebrate our vibrant community.

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Our Sponsorship Opportunities offer affordable exposure at the event as well as through our email and social media. The deadline for our Event Sponsors is November 18th so don’t wait. Our Hors d’Oeuvres, Dinner and Dessert sponsorship opportunities  are available for only one company each! Members may also sponsor become table sponsors and have their branded items included on the baskets for each table or have their logo included on all of the bid sheets for our silent auction- Lots of eyes on those prizes!

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As part of our annual event we will be honoring the Council of Social Concern as our Humanitarian Award winner and an outstanding business with our Business of the Year Award, Dave and Busters. Please come and celebrate two great organizations that evening.

We will also officially welcoming our new Executive Director, Chris Kisiel who took on the role this past August. He is a lifelong Woburn resident, Woburn school committee member and small business owner, Tasher Studio.

His enthusiasm is contagious! Chris will share a few words about his vision for the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and is looking forward to meeting         many of you at the celebration.

 

 

 

We will also be welcoming Tyler Gates as our incoming President of the Board.

Tyler has been on the Woburn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for several years and is well known in the community for his active role on several boards. He also hosts a program produced by the WPMC, The Woburn Spotlight which highlights members of the Woburn community who are taking “Big strides for the greater good.”

As a business leader or owner, it can be difficult to strategize your unique business challenges. Wouldn’t it be great to have a mastermind of fellow business owners and leaders to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities you face, like employee retention, engagement, and IT issues?

Facilitated by Electra Govoni of The Alternative Board, this event presents a great opportunity to experience a strategic countable with business leaders. According to statistics reported by Fast Company and Business.com, companies whose owners participate in mastermind groups like this enjoy revenues 19% – 43% higher than those that don’t!

Seating is limited,  please register as soon as possible.

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Meet Electra Govoni and learn how to prepare for the Business Leader Round Table in this short video. The Challenge Opportunity Worksheet will help you clarify your challenge.

Challenge Opportunity Worksheet

The Women of Woburn return from their summer hiatus with our second annual Speed Networking lunch.

This was such a hit last year that we decided to make this an annual event. One attendee last year said, “this was great! We could do this every month.”

Join us at the Black and Orange Bar & Grill and bring LOTS of business cards. Enjoy lunch and networking. Our whole table system means your introducing yourself to an entire table at once rather than just one woman at a time. Join our welcoming group of professional women for our kick off to the 2019-2020 WOW Season.

See event details here.

The Young Professional Summer Smash was more than a great time, it was networking for a cause. Thanks to the generosity of our hosts, Boston Appliance for throwing an amazing event including a celebrity chef! They also donated very generous raffle prizes that helped raise $400 for NuPath.

NuPath is a non-profit organization whose mission is to make life’s journey happier, healthier and more fulfilling for people living with disabilities. Headquartered in Woburn, NuPath’s program services provide education, coaching, opportunity and success. Their goal is to provide personalized supports to program participants while driving community integration.

#NuPath #Boston Appliance

The Young Professionals invite you to their 4th Annual Summertime Smash! 

Join the Woburn Chamber of Commerce, Reading/North Reading, Stoneham and Wilmington/Tewksbury Chambers for a smashing time at Boston Appliance on August 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The Young Professional’s Summertime Smash has become an annual tradition with the Woburn Chamber of Commerce and we are delighted to partner with area Chambers to share the fun.

Lots of people wonder if they “qualify” for a YP event. If you are young or young at heart, like to have a good time and met lots of new people- you’re qualified!

Watch a live cooking demo from a Food Network chef who will be preparing gourmet appetizers. Enjoy appetizers, beer & wine and networking games.

 

Register here.

Don’t miss your chance to join the Women of Woburn at their June Luncheon! Introduce yourself and your business.

June 19th from 12 to 1:15 pm at the Crowne Plaza on Middlesex Canal Park Road in Woburn
Choose Well: Tips for Building Healthy Time Boundaries
Do you sometimes say ‘yes’ to requests from friends, coworkers or family despite wanting to say ‘no?’ Do you find your day running on autopilot due to the constant influx of email requests and wonder why you’re not achieving your big dreams? In this workshop, we’ll learn tips for prioritizing your goals, deciding what actions will help you move toward them, and how to issue a graceful and definitive ‘no’ to maintain healthy boundaries on your time.
Presented by Leanne Rodd, Associate Director of Talent for FlexProfessionals Boston and Professional Coach. FlexProfessionals delivers the power of an untapped, highly-qualified talent pool to growing businesses while providing meaningful opportunities for professionals seeking part-time and flexible work options. www.flexprofessionalsllc.com

The WOW, Women of Woburn meet monthly for networking, education, and entertainment. Enjoy meeting area professionals in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

New faces are always welcomed. 

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Join us at Dave & Busters on October 9th

We are hosting an Open House at Dave and Busters for the local business community. The Woburn Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to support the success of our members. We provide ongoing and varied networking opportunities with our After Hours events, Women of Woburn lunches, Young Professionals gatherings, Lunch and Learn presentations, and much more. We offer local professionals access to fun, educational and affordable networking.

We hope you will join us on October 9th at Dave and Busters for a night of fun and games. Meet new people and expand your network while enjoying appetizers, cash bar, a free Power Card and unlimited game play!

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Check out our new Meet the Members One on One interviews with Joseph Bottari. In this video Joe interviews Brandon Kurtich from Dave & Buster’s at our Open House.

 

The Young Professionals are at it again! This year they are hosting their third annual Summer Get Together on the patio at Matadora on August 15th! Join the Woburn Young Professionals and our friends from the Reading/North Reading Chamber of Commerce for a fun summer night with great food and lots of new faces.

TICKETS

Matadora is earning rave revues for their style, concept and Tapas! The Boston Globe says that Matadora ups Woburns’ “Chic Factor” and raves about everything from the portion size to the tasty Spanish cheeses and fire roasted meats. Read one of the  Globe Reviews here.


 

Summer Biz Brew Mixer A Huge Success

People did indeed help people as our Summer Biz Brew mixer drew well over 120 area professional. We all enjoyed a beautiful summer night on the patio at Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza on Wall Street in Burlington. The food was delicious and the company was sparkling!

Everyone enjoyed catching up with old friends and making new connections. Many, many thanks to Reading Cooperative Bank for hosting all of us. Each of the organizations involved donated a portion of ticket sales to People Helping People, the Burlington area food bank. These donation were generously matched by Reading Coop!

We hope to see many of you again soon. Why not join us at Matadora on August 15th? Tapas and Beer? Ole!