About the Chamber of Commerce

The Concord Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and serving business, supporting tourism, and fostering a strong economic climate, all consistent and in harmony with the character and culture of the Town of Concord, and to create a strong foundation for the Chamber.

Annual Dinner

The Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner is scheduled for October 26, 2016. We will be honoring Kristin Canty, Woods Hill Table, as the Business Person of the Year. The Wednesday evening dinner will be held at the Nashawtuc Country Club located at 1861 Sudbury Road, Concord, MA. The event is scheduled from 6-9:30 pm.

Founding Business Sponsor

The Concord Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Emerson Hospital has signed on to be its first Business Sponsor. Emerson’s sponsorship is in keeping with a new initiative created by the Chamber to promote a vibrant and healthy business environment within the Town of Concord. Serving as a Business Sponsor builds on Emerson’s impressive history of supporting and fostering sustainable communities and caring for the people of Concord and its surrounding towns. For additional information, please read the news release – Founding Business Sponsor of the Concord Chamber of Commerce August 2016.

The Chamber

Chamber of Commerce Staff:

  • Executive Director – Jane Obbagy

2016 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors:

  • President –  Kevin Thomas Plodzik, Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Vice President – Glenn Burlamachi, Concord Funeral Home
  • Treasurer – Michael LaCorcia, Colonial Gardens
  • ClerkJay Newlon, The Concord Players
  • Ann Eckert, Concord Lamp and Shade
  • Chris Gillin, Middlesex Savings Bank
  • Bonnie Goldsmith, Emerson Hospital
  • Michael Lambert, Sheehan, Phinney, Bass and Green
  • Suzanne Rutstein, juju
  • Barbara Ryan, Verrill Farm
  • Chris Sintros, Newbury Court
  • Hilary Taylor, Merlin’s Silver Star Studio
  • Jerry Wedge, Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts

Special Chamber Initiatives:

The Gift of Concord

We are pleased to announce The Gift of Concord, a gift certificate program to .commerce in Concord. The program is sponsored by Cambridge Trust Company and launched on November 25th — just in time for holiday gift giving and great for giving all year long! Certificates may be purchased  at Cambridge Trust Company, 75 Main Street in Concord.  Gift of Concord participating businesses.

 Shop Locally

The Shop Locally initiative reminds people to shop and dine locally and support Concord businesses.  Concord is proud of its many unique and independent businesses!

Like most local Chambers, the Concord Chamber of Commerce has no affiliation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Our revenue is derived entirely from membership dues and fees from membership events, and we receive no government or external funding. We do not pay dues or contribute in any way to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and are an independent Chamber of Commerce serving Concord, MA and the surrounding communities.

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