EPIC Awards

EPIC Awards - Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

The EPIC Awards celebrates those businesses and people who are doing great things in the business community by being Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative and Collaborative.

Seven categories of awards recognize businesses and individuals supporting the community, demonstrating growth, finding ways to innovate, and are working with others as mentors and collaborators.

Small Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Independent Bank
Baker Holtz
Kennari Consulting
Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Inc.
Minority-Owned Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Malamiah Juice Bar, LLC
River City Metrology LLC
Supermercado Mexico, Inc.
Woman-Owned Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Priority Health
Eastown Veterinary Clinic
OnSite Wellness LLC
Serendipity Media, LLC
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Sponsored by: Northwood University
Johnny Brann Jr. (Kitchen 67)
Chris Andrus & Max Trierweiler (Mitten Brewing Company)
Steve Jbara and Wes Weir (Grand Rapids Drive)
Non-Profit of the Year
Heart of West Michigan United Way
West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology (WMCAT)
Comprehensive Therapy Center Inc.
Excellence in Business
Sponsored by: Fifth Third Bank
Holland Home
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Wolverine Building Group, Inc.
Veteran-Owned Business of the Year
Sponsored by: Meijer
Phoenix Floor Care
JetCo Solutions

Recipients will be revealed at Celebration Dinner!

Date | Monday, June 1, 2015
Time | 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location | Grand Palm, Frederik Meijer Garden & Sculpture Park, 1000 E. Beltline NE
Cost | $60/member, $75/future member, corporate table of 10 – $750/member
(dinner included)

Register Now!

Come celebrate amazing business growth and local success stories at the next EPIC Awards and connect with other West Michigan entrepreneurs as we salute the many contributions making Grand Rapids a vibrant and thriving community.

Sponsorships for this high-profile event are available.
Contact Shari Dick at smdick@grandrapids.org for sponsorship information.

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors!

Exclusive Premier Sponsor


Exclusive Award Finalist Reception Sponsor

PNC Bank

Event Underwriter


Veteran-Owned Business Award Sponsor


Minority-Owned Business Award Sponsor

Warner Norcross and Judd

Young Entrepreneur Award Sponsor


Small Business Award Sponsor


Excellence in Business Award Sponsor

fifth third logo

Women-Owned Business Award Sponsor

Media Partner Sponsor


Corporate Benefactors

Chemical Bank


Lacks Enterprises

Chamber Champions

Clark Hill

Davenport University

Supporting Sponsor
Grand Valley State University

Entrepreneur Sponsor
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes, Inc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Honor award recipients and elevate your brand’s profile with more than 450 Chamber members and business leaders representing a wide range of industries by sponsoring the EPIC Awards event.

Click here for sponsorship levels and benefits or contact Shari Dick for sponsorship information.