Black Women Connect GR


Black Women Connect GR is an affinity group of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce which offers opportunities for African American women to meet with each other and develop meaningful relationships both professionally and personally.

Black Women Connect GR events are designed for professional black women at all career levels, representing a diversity of corporations, small businesses, and public and non-profit organizations.

Join the conversations in the Facebook group! To find out more or get involved, email

“I have been waiting for a group like this in Grand Rapids all my life! This is truly a way to put GR front and center. Bravo to the Chamber staff for a very productive and energizing gathering.”
— Melvene Tardy, Partners for a Racism-Free Community

2017 Black Women Connect Event Details


Black Women Connect at Broadway GR
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Dinner – 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Show – 6:30 p.m.
Dinner – Six.One.Six – JW Marriott 235 Louis Campau St. NW; Show – Broadway Grand Rapids, 122 Lyon St. NW
$30 for dinner only, $50 for show only, or $80 for dinner and show

Let’s get together for a night out for dinner and a show! Start at Six.One.Six and then see Motown the Musical at Broadway Grand Rapids! Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

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Premier Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network

Lead Sponsor


Support Sponsor

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Support diversity and inclusion and help make Grand Rapids an attractive place for talent with your sponsorship of this affinity group and its speaker series/programming.

Click here for sponsorship levels and benefits or contact Joshua Verhulst for sponsorship information.