Hear from Local Life Science Companies, See Watertown’s Newest School at WBC Event

The Watertown Business Coalition will be presenting it second annual Life Sciences Panel and Exhibition. The event will be held at the brand new Hosmer Elementary School. The Watertown Business Coalition provided the following information:

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, April 27, from 5:30-7:45 p.m. for our second annual Life Sciences panel and exhibition. See where the life science companies located in Watertown, or soon to be located in Watertown. Get the opportunity to share more about their business and learn and interact with the local business community and Watertown residents.

Watertown Arts Market is Back! Artists, Sponsors & Volunteers Wanted

Natalie WatanabeA local artist leads a craft activity at the Watertown Arts Market in 2021. The following announcement was provided by the City of Watertown:

The Watertown Business Coalition is delighted to partner with the City of Watertown to announce the 2nd annual Watertown Arts Market which will take place at Arsenal Park on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Once again, this celebratory event brings together the abundance of artists, arts and cultural organizations, and related businesses serving Watertown. The Watertown Arts Market will be free to attend. More information is available atwww.watertownartsmarket.com.

Young Professionals Invited to Networking and Whiskey Tasting Event

The Watertown Business Coalition is hosting a Young Professionals Networking and Whiskey Tasting on Thursday, March 24. The event is from 6-8 p.m. at Gordon’s Fine Wines & Liquors in Arsenal Yards, 92 Arsenal Yards Blvd. Sample some whiskey and enjoy snacks provided by Roche Bros. Recent grads, new residents/employees are all welcome! 

The event is free, but space is limited and tickets are required. RSVP by clicking here.

Watertown Business Coalition Celebrates New Chapter, Expanding Mission & Offering Membership

Watertown Business Coalition co-founders Bob Airasian and Doug Orifice speak during the WBC’s Membership Kickoff Event at Not Your Average Joe’s. The Watertown Business Coalition kicked off a new phase of its young life last week during the membership kickoff event at Not Your Average Joe’s. More than 50 people attended the Feb. 17 event, including local business owners, elected officials, and representatives of community organizations. The volunteer-run organization started in late 2019 with a vision of connecting local businesses, but has branched out to advocating for businesses, hosting arts and culture events and fostering ties to the community, said WBC Co-Founder Doug Orifice.

Watertown Business Coalition Hosting Networking, Membership Kickoff Event

The Watertown Business Coalition’s membership kickoff event will be held on Feb. 17 at Not Your Average Joe’s. “This month’s event will give you a chance to re-connect with old friends and meet new connections … and you’ll have an opportunity to learn about our goals and if you choose — become a charter member of the Watertown Business Coalition,” the WBC event announcement said. The group was established in 2019 to create connections in the Watertown business community.

Shop Watertown Week Features Special Offers From More Than 25 Stores, Businesses

Starting Nov. 26, you can shop locally and take advantage of special offers from stores, dance studios, restaurants and other businesses during Shop Watertown Week. As of Nov. 22, 27 businesses have joined Shop Watertown. The first such event is sponsored by the Watertown Business Coalition in an effort to promote local businesses during the holiday season, the WBC announcement said.

Join Shop Watertown Week and Support Local Businesses During the Holidays

The first Shop Watertown Week will take place from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5, and will feature local businesses, restaurants and service providers. Sponsored by the Watertown Business Coalition, the event will showcase the stores, restaurants, salons and other businesses. Business Owners: Join Shop Watertown Week by offering a discount or special and be added to the list of participating businesses! Join by filling out this form.