The Baker-Polito Administration declared Friday, November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” to encourage Massachusett
Nashoba Valley Chamber Features EOHED Secretary Kennealy
Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy speaks at the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce public policy roundtable. Note: This event is postponed due to inclement weather.
North Shore Chamber Breakfast features NEC Leader Jim Brett
The New England Council President & CEO Jim Brett discusses “The Washington Political Scene & The 2020 Elections” at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce breakfast forum. Reserve Tickets by calling (978) 774-8565 or click here.
Massachusetts Conference for Women
The Massachusetts Conference for Women is the largest women’s conference in the country, featuring inspirational keynote speakers, skill-building breakout sessions and ample opportunities to develop new relationships with other women leaders. Sessions range from personal finance to health and wellness to career advancement.
MOBD Meets with Merrimack Valley Chamber Members in Lawrence
The Massachusetts Office of Business Development is holding office hours at the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. Appointments are available on first-come first-served by calling the Chamber at 978-686-0900 or emailing Michael.Bevilacqua@MerrimackValleyChamber.com. Available time slots: 10 a.m.-10:25 a.m. 10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. 11 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – Noon
Massachusetts Export Expo
The Massachusetts Export Center’s annual Export Expo is the largest and most important export event of the year and provides a unique opportunity for service providers to meet face-to-face with key export decision makers. Learn about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities.
Tech the Halls with Mass TLC
MassTLC hosts Tech the Halls, featuring holiday-themed sponsor booths, food, drinks, music, giveaways and more. Register here.
State Tourism Leader Keiko Orrall Speaks at Nashoba Valley Chamber Breakfast
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) Executive Director Keiko Matsudo Orrall is featured speaker at the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce public policy breakfast.
Red Sox Winter Weekend Fan Event
The Boston Red Sox hold the annual Winter Weekend fan event at MGM Springfield and the MassMutual Center. The two-day festival includes a Town Hall event, autograph sessions and photo opportunities with players, coaches and team alumni as well as panel discussions on a variety of topics. Admission information here.
Mass Municipal Association Annual Meeting & Trade Show
The 41st Annual Mass Municipal Association Meeting & Trade Show is the largest regular gathering of Massachusetts local government officials. The two-day event features educational workshops, nationally recognized speakers, awards programs, a large trade show, and an opportunity to network with municipal officials from across the state.
Mass Beer Week
Mass Beer Week celebrates the amazing craft beer made in Massachusetts. Participants include the Mass Brewers Guild, BeerAdvocate, Craft’d Events, Fat Basset Design and the Mass. Brew Bros.
Boston Design Week
Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and attract new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations.
Global Design Innovation Conference
Boston Design Week is hosting the World Design Weeks Summit, an international coalition to share knowledge, resources, and best practices, fostering the exchange of products and ideas, sustainable development and the growth of individual design events. The theme is Global Design Innovation.
Plymouth 400 Commemoration Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony of the Plymouth 400 Commemoration is a two-hour event of historical content, musical headliners, interpretive readings, choreographed movement, original productions, and visual narratives to create a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The Plymouth 400 Legacy Time Capsule will be introduced, and the first items will be placed inside by special guests. Honoring the past and celebrating the future, each of the commemoration themes – exploration, innovation, self-governance, religious expression, immigration, and thanksgiving – will be presented in creative ways. A Plymouth 400 Signature event.
Plymouth 400 Guernsey Canon Dedication
The Ancient & Honorary Artillery Company is holding the Guernsey Cannon Dedication of the New Cannon at Burial Hill. Burial Hill was once the Old Fort that protected Plymouth Harbor.
Mayflower Sails 2020 Maritime Festival
The Mayflower, a replica of the famous ship that sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620, is the centerpiece of a new Maritime Festival in Boston Harbor. The Mayflower will make its debut by sailing into Boston Harbor alongside the USS Constitution.
Mayflower Returns to Plymouth
Following a three-year restoration, Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower will make her triumphant return home to historic Plymouth Harbor on May 21, 2020. People will line the shores of Pilgrim Memorial State Park to welcome the ship and her crew home. Mayflower opens to the public on May 23. Tickets to board the ship are on sale now. Free, fun programming throughout the weekend is part of the homecoming festival.
PLYMOUTH 400 OFFICIAL MARITIME SALUTE
The Official Maritime Salute pays tribute to the Pilgrims’ journey on board the Mayflower from Plymouth, England, to the site of Plymouth Colony in the new world. A regatta of wooden ships, yachts, work boats, official vessels, and pleasure craft will culminate in a traditional New England lobster dinner on the waterfront. Military fanfare and maritime programming are part of the day’s festivities. A Plymouth 400 Signature event.
Plymouth 400 Wampanoag Ancestors Walk
The Wampanoag Ancestors Walk will be led by the Wampanoag tribes of Massachusetts. Placards will be carried with the names of the original 69 villages of the Wampanoag Nation. Participants will pay homage to Massasoit and King Phillip and will stop at designated sites to bless the spots where Wampanoag ancestors walked. The walk will conclude with a drum ceremony and homage to Native souls, followed by a reception. A Plymouth 400 Signature Event.
Mayflower Visits Provincetown
Provincetown 400 welcomes the Mayflower visit to Provincetown, with daily historical reenactments of the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor in 1620. The final event is a Sunrise Toast and Bon Voyage to the Mayflower as she journeys to her home in Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH 400 Official State House Salute
Part of the Plymouth 400 commemoration in 2020, this State House Ceremony honors the Pilgrim forefathers and Native people who are immortalized in the historic founding of Plymouth Colony. The General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Pilgrim families, and Wampanoag families will be in attendance. A Plymouth 400 Signature event.
Plymouth 400 Embarkation Festival
The Embarkation Festival is a grand cultural and arts festival to honor the traditions, cuisine, and music of Pilgrim settlers and Wampanoag people, as well as the diverse population of immigrants who have become the fabric of American life. A Plymouth 400 Signature Event.
Indigenous People Conference & Powwow
This Indigenous People Conference addresses the legacy of colonization experienced by Wampanoag and other Native people in the (now) New England area. The Conference closes with a traditional Powwow to which all are welcome to attend. A Plymouth 400 Signature event.
Illuminate Thanksgiving 2020
November 20-25, 2020 Plymouth These youth-oriented events create an inspirational atmosphere for people to gather, to express gratitude and giving in communities, groups, and families.
Massachusetts Companies Receive STEP Grants to Marketing Products Abroad
The Baker-Polito Administration announced that forty-two small businesses across Massachusetts are receiving S
Massachusetts Thanksgiving Proclamation
Photo Courtesy of State House News A Proclamation Whereas, After the first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims ga
Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth, Massachusetts Where it All Began
(Plymouth, MA) - The place where Thanksgiving got its start in America is gearing up for its annual celebratio