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Annual Meeting

Mark Your Calendar for the 2014 Annual Meeting on January 21, 2014

Join us at the 126th Annual Meeting as we celebrate members’ success, introduce new board chair, Doug Dozeman, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, and highlight our 2013 accomplishments and plans for 2014.

Our keynote speaker is award-winning entrepreneur and marketer, Daymond John. He is the founder of the urban apparel and lifestyle fashion brand FUBU (For Us By Us), an investor on ABC’s Shark Tank TV show, and creator of his own innovative branding and marketing consulting firm, Shark Branding. He has also authored two books: Display of Power: How FUBU Changed A World of Fashion, Branding, And Lifestyle and The Brand Within: How We Brand Ourselves, From Birth To The Boardroom.

He has evolved from sewing startup in his native Queens, NY to one of the most successful fashion icons of his generation and a highly sought-after branding expert, author, consultant, and speaker.

This is one annual meeting you won’t want to miss! Watch for more details and registration.

Event Information

Date | Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Time | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location | JW Marriott, 235 Louis Campau Promenade NW
Cost | $50/member, $75/future member; Corporate Table of ten (10) - $700/member, $800/future member
Registration | Register online below or call the RSVP hotline, 616.771.0303.



This event is ideal for: All Chamber members who wish to connect with other members.

If you like the Annual Meeting, you may also like:

ATHENA Award Luncheon
EPIC Awards 
Breakfast with Legislators

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Annual Meeting traditionally attracts 600-700 attendees – leaders in mostly small and medium-sized businesses with some of the area’s largest employers in the mix, too. These movers and shakers come from all sectors of the community: manufacturing, education, services, health care, government and non-profit.

Promote your business through event sponsorship! Sponsorships for this “must attend” event are designed to help build & strengthen relationships with other prominent members of your community.

We invite all Chamber Members to sponsor the Annual Meeting!

Why sponsor the Annual Meeting?
• Raise your company's profile and brand in front of other motivated business leaders
• Build & strengthen relationships with other prominent members of your community
• Receive recognition in a number of Chamber news and event publications
• Event with the highest attendance of higher level management 

We invite all Chamber Members to connect by participating in events and being a sponsor. 

Click here for sponsorship levels and benefits or contact Diane Cisler at 616.771.0357.

2014 Event Sponsors

Exclusive Presenting Sponsor

Event Underwriter

Corporate Benefactor

Chamber Champion Sponsors


Consumers Energy

Fox Motors Group

Independent Bank

Mercantile Bank

RoMan Manufacturing, Inc.


Truscott Rossman

Associate Sponsor

Chemical Bank


Health Reform Solutions

Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors

Progressive AE


Supporting Sponsor

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Without the generous support of our sponsors, it would not be possible to present this event. 

 Interested in sponsoring the 2014 Annual Meeting?  Contact Diane Cisler at 616.771.0357 or


For more information regarding this event, please contact Mercedes Cowper  at 616.771.0341.

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