Corridor Nine represents the towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury as well as 56 other towns and cities in the region. Corridor Nine is a magnet for small and corporate business and a powerful resource for making new contacts gaining new customers, and exchanging leads. More than 24 events held a year with the opportunity to network with 225+ businesses at breakfasts, 150-200 at Business After Hours events, or with 800+ at the annual business expo. Corridor Nine is well known for hosting the most well attended events and the best connection for networking in the region.
Visibility and Exposure
Corridor Nine promotes your business products and services worldwide through our online business directory at Corridornine.org. With over 100,000 hits a month and a free link provided to your own website, Corridor Nine will bring universal exposure to your business.
Corridor Nine offers targeted, effective, and affordable marketing/advertising opportunities that can help maximize your exposure in the region and drive business to your door. You can stand out from the competition by exhibiting at a breakfast (averaging 200+ in attendance), advertise in the Corridor Nine newsletter (mailed to 1400 key contacts in the region) or by sponsoring an event with audiences ranging from 180-800 people.
Corridor Nine receives hundreds of inquiries yearly from visitors, residents, and businesses for referrals on businesses that can provide them with the types of products and services they need. Corridor Nine refers only its members. According to world-renowned sales trainer, Tom Hopkins, in "Sales Prospecting for Dummies", referred leads offer a 60 percent close ratio business.
Discounts and Savings
Corridor Nine members and their employees can save money on many of your business and personal needs from the 100+ businesses in the region that offer discounts and savings through the Member to Member Discount Program.
Professional and Business Development
Corridor Nine provides a series of workshops throughout the year that will help you increase sales, enhance productivity and improve your bottom line. Each half-day interactive session is conducted by successful entrepreneurs and business professionals that will lead you to the next level of personal and business success.
FREE Business Assistance
Corridor Nine can bring you the assistance you need towards reaching your business goals with the guidance of professional counselors available in our office. The services of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Service Corp of Retired Executives (S.C.O.R.E) can provide the solutions to your small business challenges and needs.
Corridor Nine brings volunteers together to share their professional expertise and be instrumental in accomplishing the goals important for the economic vitality of the business community. With 11 committees to choose from, members have many opportunities to impact the community and the direction of Chamber programs.
Corridor Nine is the voice for the business community addressing the important issues of economic development, public policy and quality of life with local and elected officials. Corridor Nine hosts a legislative forum with legislators from the region to focus the concerns of the business community.
Corridor Nine offers a wealth of information and professional resources to help you keep your business growing. Each member is kept-up-to date with regular mailings, emails, website, and a newsletter that highlights both the Chamber and member activities and events.