header-OutPro-April-2015A highly talented and diverse workforce is the key to new ideas and forward motion. As a champion for an inclusive and magnetic community, the Chamber is proud to provide OutPro, an LGBT professionals group as a resource to employers and employees.

The OutPro group promotes a welcoming culture in the West Michigan community for LGBT professionals, and it offers opportunities for both social and professional networking through monthly gatherings at various venues throughout the city. OutPro gatherings are attended by professionals at all career levels, representing a diversity of corporations, small businesses, and public and non-profit organizations.

To be added to the OutPro mailing list or for more information, contact Megan Smith Jovanovic.
Be sure to visit the OutPro Facebook page for upcoming events and more!

2017 OutPro Event Details

OutPro Networking Nite Out
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 — 7:00 p.m.
Atwater Brewery – 201 Michigan St. NW
Free, registration required. Includes hors d’oeuvres, cash bar.

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Event Host Sponsor

OutPro with the Grand Rapids Ballet
Mingle with the cast and get an inside look at the production of Alice in Wonderland.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:30 — 8:00 p.m.
The Grand Rapids Ballet – 341 Ellsworth Ave. SW
Free, registration required. Includes spirits and hors d’oeuvres.

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OutPro at ArtPrize
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
5:30 — 7:30 p.m.
ArtPrize Clubhouse – 50 Louis St. NW – 7th Floor
$15 per person, $20 late registration starting Wednesday, September 27. Includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

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Premier Sponsor
Ed Koehn 2015 Group Alternate Blue

OutPro Benefactors
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network

Underwritten by Grand Valley State University

OutPro Underwriters
Grand Rapids Foundation

Underwritten by Meijer

OutPro Sponsors

Arbor Circle



Smith Haughey Rice Roegge

Spectrum Health


Warner Norcross & Judd

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship opportunities are available for this program.

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