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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.
Minority Business Showcase & Business After Hours
October 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
The annual Minority Business Showcase is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate and/or discover goods and services from a wide range of industries and local businesses...
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
October 27, 2014 @ 7:30 am
In addition to our regular legislative panel, hear from guest speaker on term limits for Grand Rapids. Plus, Southwest Airlines will be joining us again....
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.
November 6, 2014 @ 8:00 am
The Institute for Healing Racism offers an intensive two-day experience. Because racism is a powerful force in our lives and community, the Institute challenges participants of all backgrounds to be part of an equally powerful dialogue....