Join us virtually for our 133rd Annual Meeting



Greater outcomes for your business.

If you want your organization to thrive — and every business does — we can help. Your chamber offers a broad range of services and resources for business.




Virtual ESOP Quarterly Meet-Up



Talent Development

Greater output from your people.

West Michigan's strong economy is powered by people. Your chamber offers events and training programs to create stronger leaders and stronger teams.


Virtual ATHENA Leadership Forum



Advocacy & Government affairs

Your advocate and problem solver.

Our thriving, business-friendly environment is no accident. Your chamber assists our members in working with lawmakers and local officials to reduce red-tape and advance pro-growth policies.

Advocacy & Government affairs


Virtual Breakfast with Legislators



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What's New?

Going Pro Talent Fund: West Michigan attracts dollars to upskill workers, boost economy

By Mia Jankowiak | January 25, 2021

Grand Rapids, MI – The state of Michigan announced that $39M in Going Pro Talent Fund grants has been awarded to train 30,000 workers and more than 850 businesses across […]

President & CEO Rick Baker Provides Statement Regarding Easing of Indoor Dining Restriction

By Mia Jankowiak | January 22, 2021

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – January 22, 2021) – “The governor’s move to ease the two-month pause on indoor dining is a positive step. We need to give our small business […]


By Mia Jankowiak | January 13, 2021

Emily Smith joins the team as Inclusion Manager Grand Rapids, Michigan / January 13, 2021 — The Grand Rapids Chamber welcomes Emily Smith to the Talent Development team in the […]

West Michigan Business Weighs in on 2021 Priorities

By Mia Jankowiak | January 7, 2021

Focused on Strong Recovery, Talent, and Healthcare Grand Rapids, Michigan – Results of the 2021 West Michigan Business Advocacy Survey are in. The Chamber survey of more than 700 members […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Selected as Business Leaders United State Lead

By Mia Jankowiak | December 22, 2020

Chamber spearheads statewide coalition focused on first-of-its-kind childcare pilot Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber has been selected to continue as the Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships […]

Senate Bill 943 to Support Worst Hurt Industries

By Maddie Werley | December 18, 2020

Re: Sign SB 943 to support worst hurt industries Dear Governor Whitmer, We write to ask you sign Senate Bill 943, to waive fees, fines and penalties on unpaid summer […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Welcomes New Talent Development Manager

By Mia Jankowiak | December 15, 2020

(Grand Rapids, Mich. – December 15, 2020) — The Grand Rapids Chamber welcomes Monica Mendez to the Talent Development Team as Talent Development Manager. Monica is responsible for overseeing Leading Edge, […]

The Chamber News | December 2020

By Maddie Werley | December 9, 2020

Published bi-monthly, The Chamber News is a great way to keep up-to-date on Chamber happenings, recently joined members, ribbon cuttings and more. Read here! Recently Joined Members Please join us […]

Q & A with Jay Mahabir, Grand Rapids Market Director with Meijer

By Mia Jankowiak | December 9, 2020

Our Fall Leadership Advantage Cohort has commenced. The class was filled with an exceptional group of leaders representing a variety of roles and sectors. Barbara Rapaport, of Real-Time Perspectives with […]

133rd Annual Meeting – Meet the Speaker

By Mia Jankowiak | December 9, 2020

Join us for the Chamber’s largest event of the year, the 133rd Annual Meeting! Together, we will celebrate the resiliency of our community as we look ahead to 2021. We […]