Networking Events and Programs

Networking Events and Programming

Networking Events and Programs

The Grand Rapids Chamber offers a variety of networking and business growth focused events throughout the year. Check out our events calendar to see what we have coming up!

events calendar 

Interested in contributing your expertise to our events? Fill out this form or contact Mark Allen, Senior Director of Business Services with questions.

Networking Events and Programs 1Business Exchange Luncheon

The Chamber’s most popular networking event provides members and future members with facilitated networking as well as an opportunity to leave the event with new, quality leads. Facilitators walk attendees through conversations at one table during lunch, and another table after lunch. Expo tables and open networking are also offered. This event takes place 11 times a year (Feb-Dec), typically the first Thursday of the month.

Networking Events and Programs 2Chamber 101

Chamber 101 is designed for members looking to begin, continue or further involvement with the Chamber. Chamber 101 allows members to learn about the different Chamber offerings and how to start getting involved to make the most of your membership.


Networking Events and Programs 3CEO & Management Roundtables

Structured peer groups of 12-15 business executives, CEOs, owners, and management professionals. Each month, the groups gather in a confidential setting to discuss issues affecting their business. Learn more about this great program by clicking the button below!

Learn more about our CEO & Management Roundtables 

Networking Events and Programs 4Golf Outings

The Grand Rapids Chamber offers two full-day golf outings. Use these outings to network with fellow Chamber members and gain visibility for your business as a sponsor, player or volunteer.

The Chamber Open:

The Chamber Open is one of the most popular annual events on the Chamber’s calendar. The event attracts a wide range of decision makers and community leaders while providing an opportunity to play eighteen holes of remarkable golf.

The West Michigan Minority Contractors Golf Outing:

West Michigan Minority Contractors Golf Outing outing brings together minority business owners, women business owners, general contractors, and end-users to enhance networking and support a diverse supplier base. By giving those in the construction community a chance to build awareness for their services and build relationships with general contractors and end-users, we can make sure that diverse businesses thrive.

Networking Events and Programs 5Hump Day Happy Hours & Chamber After Hours: Year End Celebration

Join the Grand Rapids Chamber for happy hour and networking with fellow Chamber members and future members. Hump-Day Happy Hours take place on Wednesdays throughout the year in our Chamber Work Café and we celebrate a year of great networking with the most festive networking event of the year at our Chamber After Hours: Year End Celebration in December!

Questions or Comments?

Reach out to our Megan Steenwyk, Business Services Manager at [email protected] or 616-771-0310.