FRAMINGHAM – The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce will hold its 123rd Annual Meeting and Gala Thursday, Nov 8 at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center.
The event is from 5;30 to 8:30 p.m., with a cocktail hour sponsored by MetroWest Medical Center.
Tickets are still available at $75 for members and $100 for not-yet members. Click here to purchase.
About 200 people are already registered for the event.
Besides thanking outgoing board members and welcoming new board members, Chamber CEO and President Paul Joseph said there will be several recognitions that evening.
The Chamber will recognize MetroWest Medical Center for its commitment to the region as it celebrates its 125th anniversary, said Joseph.
The Chamber will recognize MathWorks for its commitment to investment and economic development in MetroWest, with is expansion, explained Joseph.
There will be a surprise recognition for volunteerism in the region, added Joseph.
Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer will welcome attendees and give an “overview of Framingham,” said Joseph.
The Chamber is making a commitment to better engage with smaller regional groups, said Joseph, and one of those groups is the MetroWest Life Science Network.
Gabriel Brambilla, CEO of AliraHealth will discuss the Chamber’s new partnership with MetroWest Life Science Network.
The MetroWest Life Sciences Network is a collaboration of biotech, pharma, and life sciences-based business, municipal officials, and economic and business development organizations.
The group’s focus is to foster awareness of and promote professional networking opportunities among the MetroWest region’s scientific and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Through social and professional networking and programs and through collaboration and advocacy for economic and business development incentives, including public sector investments in local, industry-supporting infrastructure, the Network provides a unified voice for a life sciences cluster that enjoys lower operating costs, easier access, and significant opportunities for life sciences business growth.
Brambilla has been the CEO since 2014. He has run strategy projects in fluid management, medical imaging and infection control. During his time with AliraHealth, he has developed a strong expertise in the medical device contract manufacturing market and has executed many M&A projects in that specific segment.
Before joining AliraHealth, Brambilla received his BA in Political Science from the University of Pavia, a Master in International Affairs from the I.S.P.I. and an MBA from Post Graduate SDA Bocconi – both in Milan, Italy. He began his career in Shanghai (China) working for an Italian Pharmaceutical Company with a business partner selection task.
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