Ashland Business Association

The Ashland Business Association (ABA) is a group of business owners, executives, managers, and employees working together to foster ties between business and community. The ABA is dedicated to increasing profitability and visibility for its members, and to advocating for a positive business environment within the Town of Ashland. The ABA offers networking and marketing opportunities that help grow businesses in Ashland.

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For more information about the ABA or to become a member CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Meeting 

Tuesday, March 6th 
Ashland Library, Community Room
The public is invited to attend


5:30-6 pm, early networking
6-7:30 pm, program
Guest speaker: Melissa Lord, CPA, Shepherd & Goldstein: "The Four Ways to Increase Your Business" 

Community Spotlight: Susan Nicholl, Executive Director, Metrowest Visitor's Bureau


Coming in May:

ABA Membership Dinner with Jen Maseda
RSVP by April 25  

  • Learn more about the ABA and how it can help your business.
  • Meet current ABA members and potential new ones!
  • Hear a great speaker, Jen Maseda, "Burn the Boats and Commit to Success!" Maseda is executive director of the Metrowest Conference for Women. Learn how she began her journey and about the business she created.

Marconi's Italian Dinner Buffet w/cash bar at the Ashland VFW  
Cost: $10 per person * (ABA member, significant other)  

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 5pm to 7:30 pm 
Where: Ashland VFW, 311 Pleasant Street

RSVP by April 25 to DConti@needhambank.com, 508-259-5161

Get on the Map! The ABA Map, That Is!

The new 2018 ABA map (trails and streets), 6th edition, will serve as a guide to residents who want to shop local and support Ashland businesses. The map will be distributed to all Ashland households and available for the next two years in public venues, such as in the post office, police and fire departments, town hall, community center, library and local storefronts. 

Deadline for current advertisers to purchase ads is Tuesday, February 20th!

After Feb. 20th, ad space will be open to all ABA members.

All ads that are ready to print are $275; add $25 for any art work required (changes or a new ad). Line ads are $50. 

For more information and to purchase your ad, contact Melanie Lewis at melaniewlewis@yahoo.com, 508-904-6023.

See your ad on the 2016 map Front  and 2016 map Back

 Download the 2018 ad price and size list and  the 2018 ad order form.

Ashland Business Pride   ~   The ABA loves it’s members!!!