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2017 Boston Harbor Networking Cruise

  • 13 Jul 2017
  • 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA


  • ENET Members register with your spouse or significant other. Price is $35 for ENET member + $35 for spouse/significant other.
  • Non-ENET members are invited to attend and enjoy the cruise for $45.

WEATHER & TONIGHT’S CRUISE:  We cruise tonight rain or shine.   630PM we board at Rowes Wharf – M/V Music City Queen - , 715pm we cast off, 930pm we return.   We expect to sell out.  We will not sell seats for the uncovered top deck  – so all can mingle in the covered area.  However, based on forecasts 7AM this morning  we do expect at least some clear weather tonight even if there is some rain.  So we do expect people will get use of the top deck.  Much look forward to you joining us tonight.  Great food, Great networking and the Great sites of Boston skyline and Boston harbor.

LAST MINUTE REGISTRATION:   We will continue registrations and credit card sales at this website until 1pm today.  We do expect this cruise to SELL OUT..  There will be no further sales at this website after 1pm today.  Printed Name badges will be based on registration through 1pm.  We expect to sell a limited number of dockside between 530pm and 6pm or until we earlier sell out – those will be cash sales only, all sales  @$45 per admission – no credit cards.    We expect to sell no seats dockside after 6pm.   We board the boat at 630pm.  


IEEE Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network will hold its 14th annual Sunset Cruise & Networking Evening on Boston Harbor aboard the M/V Music City Queen, on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  We board the boat  at 6:45 p.m., and cruise from 7:15-9:30, with additional networking on the boat dockside until 10:00 pm. The event includes a light dinner catered again this year by the well respected Off the Vine Catering, who received many compliments for the food the last three years.  There will also be a cash bar.

This year's cruise is sponsored by:

Peter E.  O’Neil



Employee Benefits/HR Support/Managed Payroll

Our ENET Sunset Cruise on Boston Harbor will be an enjoyable, casual wrap-up for the ENET 2016-2017 season, our 26th year. We again expect over 220 attendees and guests.  This was a sold-out event so please register early! To enhance the networking opportunities, we have invited all ENET speakers whose presentations you enjoyed during the past year.  We have also invited a number of angel and early stage venture capital investors to join us on the cruise.   We will also be joined by members and guests of several other Massachusetts technology-based entrepreneurial groups, who are partnering with ENET for this “EntrepreneurSHIP 2017” including the MDG – the Medical Development Group and the EntreTech Forum.

We will be cruising on the The M/V Music City Queen, an ornamental sternwheeler named after the city that sits along the banks of the Cumberland River (Nashville)! The Music City Queen is berthed at Rowes Wharf, behind the Boston Harbor Hotel on Atlantic Ave. in Boston. Parking is available for $7 at International Place garage across the street from Rowes Wharf and there are two “T” stops nearby.

Registration will begin on May 3th, 2017. You can register at the ENET meeting on May 3rd, by mail or at the ENET website. Your seat can be saved only by paid-up registration.

SPACE IS LIMITED AND WE SOLD OUT LAST YEAR So, you are encouraged to register soon so you won’t miss out. 

For ENET Members, the price is just $35 for the Member, and $35 for his/her spouse or significant other. For non-members of ENET, spouses/significant others, or guests, the price is $45.  

If you join ENET now, you can get the above Member Rates for the boat cruise for yourself and spouse/significant other, and ENET Membership through August 31, 2018. 

Membership cost is $85 for existing IEEE members (we need your IEEE membership number) and $95 for all others.  Thus, IEEE members SAVE $40 by joining the ENET for this event and attending the cruise with your spouse or significant other.  JOIN ENET and SAVE!


You can register or pay online or you can print and complete the form, and mail it with your check made payable to “IEEE Entrepreneurs’ Network” to ENET Chairman and Boat Cruise coordinator,  Robert Adelson, Engel & Schultz, LLP, One Federal Street, 21st Floor, Boston, MA 02110. For payment confirmation or questions (or to obtain forms if not available at the website), contact Robert Adelson, Chairman of ENET and Boat Cruise coordinator.  His email is:  radelson@engelschultz.com  or if necessary call 617-951-9980 ext. 205 or fax 617-951-0048. 


Low cost parking is available after 5:00 pm at 1 International Place garage for just $7.00, just across Atlantic Ave. from Rowes Wharf (Go to http://bostonparking.spplus.com/Boston-1-International-Place-Parking-Parking-Coupon.html and print coupon to bring with you (you need the coupon for the reduced rate) and there are two T stops within a ten minute walk (Aquarium and South Station).

Earlier attendees have really enjoyed this great event. We hope you will join us July 13th!