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Breakfast with Legislators

MI

Breakfast with Legislators Join us on Monday, May 3 as we welcome Randy Thelen, newly appointed President & CEO for The Right Place, Inc., to Grand Rapids and dive into updates […]

Virtual Town Hall: Economic Trends & Tax Policy Implications

MI

Economic Trends & Tax Policy Implications Join the Grand Rapids Chamber's Tax & Regulatory Affairs Committee on Tuesday, May 4 at 8:00 a.m. as we hear from special guest Kyle Pomerleau, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Kyle will discuss national economic trends and what to expect for federal tax policy, including state […]

OutPro

MI

Knowing Your LGBTQ+ Consumer As 2019 came to a close, an estimated LGBT population of 17.4 million contributed $1.1 trillion in purchasing power to the United States economy. What is your business doing to better understand and serve this consumer base? Join us on Wednesday, May 12 for an in-depth discussion with business leaders and […]

Business Exchange

MI

Business Exchange Make new connections with the West Michigan Business Exchange! The West Michigan Business Exchange will bring together members from the Grand Rapids Chamber, the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, the Sparta Chamber of Commerce, the Walker Chamber of Commerce, and the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce for facilitated virtual networking. Participants will be guided […]

Diversity & Talent Series

MI

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

MI

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

MI

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

MI

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

MI

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

MI

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 talent. Grand Rapids Chamber Director of Government Affairs, Alexa Kramer, will also lead a bipartisan panel discussion focused on criminal justice reform in the state […]

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 and end-users for a fun afternoon of golf. West Michigan Minority Contractors aims to provide workshops, networking opportunities and other resources to help minority-owned contractor […]

ATHENA Leadership Forum

MI

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 the business world. Now is the time for you to establish your brand in a modern and intentional way. Join us on Tuesday, June 8 […]