NEREJ and South Shore Chamber to host South of Boston Summit - March 28 at The Lantana, Randolph

March 23, 2018 - Front Section

Randolph, MA The South Shore Chamber of Commerce and the New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) have teamed up to co-host the inaugural South of Boston Summit. The event will be held on Wednesday March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Lantana, 43 Scanlon Dr.

The half-day program will offer updates on current commercial projects, provide economic development insight, networking opportunities and vendor engagement.

The summit will begin with networking and breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by a presentation and discussion program schedule: 

• 9-10 a.m.: Market overview, banker, broker and construction

• 10-11 a.m.: Current development projects

• 11 a.m. - Noon: Economic development

• Noon - 1 p.m.: Networking with speakers and attendees.

Summit speakers will include James Dunphy of South Shore Bank; Keith Shaw of Delphi Construction Inc.; Matt Barry of LStar Ventures; Richard Beal of AW Perry; Peter Forman with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce; Judi Barrett from the Town of Plymouth; Michael Gallerani with Brockton 21st Century; and Robert Stevens of the city of Quincy.

“We’re excited to co-host the first South of Boston Summit and welcome so many outstanding business and governmental leaders who will share information and perspectives of the present and future commercial real estate development in the South Shore region,” said Forman, president and CEO of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce. 

Early bird admission of $79 is available through March 23; the regular rate of $99 applies after that date. The admission fee includes breakfast. Register today at 

“The 55-year old New England Real Estate Journal has been producing commercial real estate conferences for over three years in the New England and New York area,” said Rick Kaplan, event director for NEREJ. “We are excited to be partnering with the South Shore Chamber to produce our first annual South of Boston Summit. With all the great real estate projects going on south of Boston this is a perfect time to spotlight what the southern part of Massachusetts has to offer.” 

Corporate sponsors for the highly anticipated event are AW Perry, Campanelli, Delphi Construction, Inc., South Shore Bank, and U.S. Pavement Services, Inc. Vendor sponsors include lovepop and Datalyst, LLC.

Both corporate and vendor sponsorship opportunities are available; to secure a sponsorship, please contact 

The South Shore Chamber of Commerce has long been recognized throughout the state as one of the most active and forceful advocates for the business community and numbers among the larger chambers of commerce nationally. The South Shore Chamber is a not-for-profit association of businesses in the communities south of Boston. It is committed to helping its members grow their businesses and to improve the business climate in the region. Members range in size from major international corporations headquartered on the South Shore to small local firms and sole proprietorships. For additional information on the Chamber, visit or call 781-421-3900.


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