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.

Six 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.

We’re proud to announce the 2014 finalists:

Small Business of the Year
Baker Holtz
Blackford Capital
The Charter Group
Minority-Owned Business of the Year
M&K Construction Supply, LLC
Tolman’s Wholesale Meats
Specialized Staffing Solutions, LLC
Woman-Owned Business
Appletree Learning Center
Micro Visions, Inc.
OnSite Wellness, LLC
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Adam Bird, Photographer
Genius Phone Repair
Non-Profit of the Year
Heart of West Michigan United Way
Kids’ Food Basket
West Michigan Center for Arts &
Technology (WMCAT) 
Excellence in Business
Davenport University
Elzinga & Volkers, Inc.
Life EMS Ambulance

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.

Event Information

Date | Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location | Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E. Beltline NE
Cost | $60/member, $85/future-member, corporate table of 10 – $750 member, $850 non-member (dinner included)
Registration | Click the “Register Now” button to register online or call the registration hotline at 616.771.0303.

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Exclusive Premier Sponsor:

Celebration Underwriter:

Finalists Reception Sponsor:

Excellence in Business Award Sponsor:

Minority Owned Business Award Sponsor:
Warner Norcross and Judd

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Sponsor:

Corporate Benefactors:
Chemical Bank








Chamber Champions:



Daniel and Pamella DeVos




 Davenport University


Associate Sponsor
Cascade Engineering

Entrepreneur Sponsor
Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes, Inc.

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. Contact Diane Cisler at cislerd@grandrapids.org or 616.771.0357 for details.