"To promote a positive economic climate where members can succeed and grow, while facilitating and developing commercial opportunities for all businesses and residents of the greater Holyoke area."
ACE: Ask a Chamber Expert Workshops: Throughout the year, we connect with SCORE to offer the opportunity to grow your business, your skills and online presence! Held during lunchtime or after work at the Chamber, check out our website and Facebook for the next one!
Annual Meeting: Sponsored by the Chamber’s Corporate Leaders, come hear how the Chamber’s year went and what new and exciting things are to come for the following year! We promise, we add some light and fun into this one!
Business After Hours: Our monthly Business After Hours are a great way to meet potential customers, showcase what you can offer them and of course, make new connections! Our Business After Hours are so popular, that we always have a waiting-list to host one! Come enjoy some local fare, have a drink and grow your business!
Business Connections Expo: Held in the beginning of June, our ‘Business Connections Expo’ allows for Chamber members to showcase their business all while building their relationships with each other! This expo is held throughout the afternoon, is free to the general public until the evening and then the expo becomes a Business After Hours at night! This popular event has a new take you’re sure to enjoy!
Chamber Coed Softball Tournament: New in 2019! A fun-filled day of competition against fellow Chamber businesses! Held annually in August, sign up to earn the bragging rights as this years winner!
Chamber Cup Golf Tournament: Now in our 51st year, our Golf Tournament is held at The Orchards Golf Course, quietly nestled in the hills of South Hadley! An all-day tournament loaded with food, drink and lots of contacts! There will be prizes for everyone whether you’re a good golfer, a not-so-good golfer or if you're somewhere in-between. Cash prizes will be offered to golfers for best score and other cool prizes for closest to pin and for the longest drive, too. If you’re a golfer, this is one event you want to include your business in!
Coffee Buzz: Our before-work networking program give Chamber and community members the opportunity to get connected before work! Our Buzz’s are held quarterly at various chamber member’s businesses and coffee is provided by Pat and Willie Spradley of, Manage Your Health and Wealth!
Governmental Affairs: The Chamber alongside its Governmental Affairs committee, provides several opportunities to hear from local, state and federal legislation. We proudly offer our Chamber and community members luncheons and receptions to connect and gain valuable insight from our government.
Holiday Brunch: Join us every holiday season for a warm brunch buffet, complimentary mimosas and bellinis, light shopping from our members and live jazz! Come mingle and jingle! The holidays are for business too!
St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast: If you know Holyoke, we LOVE St. Patrick’s Day! We start the “big” weekend off with a traditional Irish breakfast, courtesy of Mick Cordiff of the Log Cabin/Delaney, live Irish music, roasts and an ode to those who make St. Patrick’s Day weekend a success. You’ll see why this is one of our biggest events of the year!
Women and the Art of Risk: In conjunction with the Greater Easthampton Chamber, this day-long women leadership conference, held at the Log Cabin, features workshops, discussions and career development opportunities - all led by distinguished woman from the Pioneer Valley. Hear personal & professional stories of how taking calculated risks led these women to new adventures & made them stronger leaders.
Women in Leadership Luncheon Series: For the past few years, the Chamber has worked alongside Holyoke Community College to provide area women an opportunity for a casual and intimate lunch alongside area businesswomen leaders. These four-part lunches allow for meaningful and open discussion on some key leadership issues for women. This series is held at the HCC MGM Culinary Art Institute where the college’s culinary students provide an elegant lunch!