Business ServicesMore in this section >
In Grand Rapids, we don’t have to do business alone. The Chamber’s purpose is to help West Michigan businesses grow and thrive. We’re here to make business opportunities both more accessible — and more rewarding.
Business After Hours
July 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where else would you rather be after work than on a rooftop deck listening to DJ Adrian Butler in the summertime? Add the great food from Slows BBQ, a cash bar, and new friends and it’s a party.
Advocacy & Public PolicyMore 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.
Politics & Pints
August 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Enjoy cocktails and conversation about what’s hot in business, community, and politics. Whether you are a young entrepreneur or a savvy business executive, we bet you’ll have a good time and find new connections....
Talent DevelopmentMore in this section >
The Chamber helps businesses to create strong leaders and a more diverse, inclusive workforce. We work alongside organizations as they welcome, connect, and engage needed talent.
Institute for Healing Racism: Facing Racism
August 8, 2017
More than 2,000 people have attended the two-day "Facing Racism" seminar since 1997. Through presentations and exercises, participants from all backgrounds engage and build a shared understanding of racism together. ...