Business GrowthMore in this section >
The Chamber makes business ownership in West Michigan more accessible and rewarding. We work with businesses of all sizes and business owners of all experience levels. With a variety of programs and events, we can help you identify new opportunities to grow and connect you with peers who are excited to advise and support you along the way.
Business Matters Series
September 16, 2014 @ 7:30 am
Hear the lessons learned through diversified growth and the rise to leadership in the high-tech industry. Since joining OST in 1998, Meredith Bronk has served as vice president of internal operations to chief operating officer and now the new president...
AdvocacyMore in this section >
Our relentless advocacy supports businesses of all sizes and types. More than 80% of our members are small businesses, so we are especially engaged in influencing policies and practices that save money and lead to job creation. We help our members navigate policies that challenge their industry, and we bring your voice to the table when new opportunities arise.
Breakfast with Legislators
September 22, 2014 @ 7:30 am
The legislature is back in Lansing and our Sept. Breakfasts with Legislators offers a chance to voice opinions on issues moving forward. In addition to our legislative panel, hear from our guest speaker Dan Koorndyk, Chair of the Kent County Board of Commissioners....
Inclusion & Community LeadershipMore in this section >
We equip talented professionals with intensive training, active networks, and meaningful resources to shape their careers, innovate within their companies, and engage in community change. The Chamber is an ally for your business as you welcome, connect, and engage a diverse and talented workforce.
ATHENA Awards Celebration 2014
September 18, 2014 @ 11:30 am
Join us as we honor Diana R. Sieger, President of Grand Rapids Community Foundation, as the 2014 ATHENA® Award recipient and announce this year's ATHENA Young Professional......