EPIC Awards


Entrepreneurial. Progressive. Innovative. Collaborative.

West Michigan has proven time and time again that we are EPIC. We are driving economic growth both regionally and statewide, and it’s time to salute the local success stories and contributions that have helped create a thriving city.

Each award category recognizes businesses or individuals who are leading the way in growth and innovation, strengthening our business community, enabling collaboration and connections, and accomplishing incredible endeavors with their focus on the future.

2017 Finalists

Excellence in Business

Lake Michigan Credit Union
Sun Title

Small Business of the Year


Non-Profit of the Year

Degage Ministries
Exodus Place
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids

Women-Owned Business of the Year

HR Collaborative
Lindo Mexico
Mixed Staffing

Minority-Owned Business of the Year

Direct Primary Care of West Michigan
Discovering Michigan
Preferred Construction Group

Veteran-Owned Business of the Year

Action Point Financial
DK Security
Elevator Service Inc.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

COM 616
Posh Petals
Symposia Labs

Premier Sponsor

Event Underwriter

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Lead Supporter

Chemical Bank

Chamber Champion

Award Sponsors

Fifth Third Bank Huntington Bank

Meijer Warner Norcross & Judd

Media Sponsor