Diversity & Talent Series


The Untapped Labor Market of Refugees Between 2016 and 2018, the immigrant community in Kent County grew by more than 5,000 residents. Today, our community boasts more than 112 countries of origin and speaks close to 40 languages. These neighbors are filling jobs, learning in classrooms, buying homes, starting businesses, and investing in our local […]

West Michigan Minority Contractors After Hours


West Michigan Minority Contractors After Hours Calling all contractors! Join us at The Mitten Brewing Co. for an afternoon of safely connecting with peers and gaining potential business referrals. We will welcome Jeremiah Gracia, Economic Development Director for the City of Grand Rapids, who will provide an overview of the city's inclusion plan. The Grand Rapids Chamber […]

EOS Talks


EOS Talks: An Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Operating System "What the heck is EOS?" EOS, or the Entrepreneurial Operating System, provides simple concepts and practical tools to help businesses produce real, permanent change. With every member of your team accountable for a handful of goals and numbers, you'll get consistently better results. Designed for those […]

Business Growth Series


Create Great Business: Business Growth Series Formerly known as the Small Business Series, the Business Growth Series allows attendees to learn from industry experts on how best to position their business for success in the current business climate. Our May event will focus on marketing trends to grow your business. This virtual workshop experience will […]

EOS Quarterly Meet-Up


EOS Quarterly Meet-Up: Cracking the Code on Team Health Each quarter, the Chamber hosts a meet-up to dive deeper into one of the components of the Entrepreneurial Operating System. Businesses utilizing EOS and those looking to implement will be provided with an opportunity to connect with peers while gathering a deeper understanding of best EOS […]

Breakfast with Legislators


Breakfast with Legislators Join us Monday, June 7 as we welcome Speaker of the House, Representative Jason Wentworth, to provide an overview of current top priorities including the budget, return to work, and […]

West Michigan Minority Contractors Golf Outing

The Meadows at Grand Valley State University 4645 W Campus Dr, Allendale

West Michigan Minority Contractors Golf Outing The Grand Rapids Chamber is thrilled to introduce the West Michigan Minority Contractors Golf Outing! This event will bring together minority contractors, general contractors […]

ATHENA Leadership Forum


ATHENA Leadership Forum: Explore Your Brand with Bettie For too long, we have been living by rules set by someone else on how we should develop and show up in […]

Business Exchange


Business Exchange Join us for a virtual twist on a networking favorite, Business Exchange. While typically offered in a luncheon format, this event will be hosted via Zoom alongside Grand […]

ESOP Quarterly Meet-Up


ESOP Quarterly Meet-Up ESOP Quarterly Meet-Ups will explore questions and issues surrounding the topic of employee stock ownership plans.  Wednesday, June 16 7:45 - 9:30 a.m. Zoom Meeting Members: $45 […]

West Michigan CEO Summit

JW Marriott Grand Rapids 235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids

West Michigan CEO Summit Join West Michigan leaders at the 2021 West Michigan CEO Summit. This unique event features a lineup of regional leaders covering topics including culture, mentorship, leadership, […]

Chamber After Hours


Chamber After Hours A virtual twist on a networking favorite, this event will feature casual networking in a fun, inclusive setting that epitomizes the importance of Chamber membership and building […]