Social media are great, but sometimes I want to meet my business colleagues, prospects, and referral sources in person.
In this post, I share some names of networking organizations in greater Boston. Perhaps you’ll find an organization that works for you. Even if you’re not in Boston, some of these organizations have a national presence.
My anchor organizations are the Boston Security Analysts Society (BSAS), the local chapter of the CFA Institute, and the Women’s Business Network (WBN). I’m a volunteer for the BSAS. I try to attend at least one program monthly to keep on top of investment management issues and to meet new people. I belong to WBN out in Wellesley to get myself out of my office to chat with other small business owners.
Here are some other organizations I’ve enjoyed on multiple occasions. They’re a mix of financial, communications, and business groups.
- Boston Women in Finance— I’ve enjoyed presenting to their members on writing techniques.
- Downtown Women’s Club
- International Association of Business Communicators-Boston chapter
- Public Relations Society of America-Boston chapter
There are many more worthy organizations in greater Boston. One that intrigues me is the Boston Economic Club. If only I had more time…
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