More than 40 events held a year with the opportunity to network with 180-200+ businesses at breakfasts, 200-250 at Business After Hours events, or with 1,100 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. Corridor Nine represents the towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury, and Grafton as well as 59 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.
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.
Visibility and Exposure
Corridor Nine promotes your business products and services worldwide through our online business directory at www.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.
Prescription Drug Card
Corridor Nine members, their employees, and family members have access to a FREE prescription savings card. Through our partnership with United Networks of America (UNA), you receive savings of up to 75% (savings average 30%) at more than 50,000 national and regional pharmacies. All prescriptions processed through the program are completely confidential. This program includes discounts on prescriptions, eyeglasses, nutritional supplements, diabetic supplies and more. This card can be used in addition to your regular health insurance prescription coverage card, as your primary plan and/or it can be used on prescriptions not covered by your insurance plan.
Training and Education
Corridor Nine offers affordable and convenient online training courses for its members directly through the Chamber’s website. This comprehensive marketplace features thousands of high-quality training courses created by world-class training developers, and covers virtually all industries – including business, human resources, management, healthcare, safety, and many others. Without leaving your own office, you have access to all your education and training needs.
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, advertise in the Corridor Nine breakfast invitations (mailed to 1000 business contacts in the region) or by sponsoring an event with audiences ranging from 180-1300 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.
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.
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. Serving on a committee affords you an opportunity to work in depth with your fellow committee members, form alliances, and share your skills and knowledge.