Create Great Leaders
All good leaders have one thing in common: they know how to seek advice from experts and peers. The Grand Rapids Chamber is committed to providing resources that will help create great talent across West Michigan. Our Leadership Lesson Library is built up of keynotes and panel discussions from a diverse group of executives, industry experts, and community leaders.
Our Leadership Lessons come from Chamber events focused on a wide variety of topics including business growth, talent development, diversity and inclusion, and more!
The West Michigan CEO Summit features a lineup of regional leaders covering topics including culture, mentorship, leadership, talent, strategic planning, industry trends and how to gain traction in your business. Panel discussions and keynote presentations will focus on tools for business growth to help accomplish goals and compete at a higher level.
This unique event featured a lineup of regional leaders covering topics including culture, mentorship, leadership, talent, strategic planning, industry trends and how to gain traction in your business. Panel discussions and keynote presentations focused on tools for business growth to help accomplish goals and compete at a higher level.
Explore the latest trends in health care, talent attraction & retention through benefits, changes in the workplace due to the pandemic, health care cost savings, and more. Our expert lineup of guest speakers joined us from a wide variety of industries to discuss the key issues and data your business needs to take care of your team and help your community thrive.
The annual Diversity & Talent Summit builds upon foundational knowledge and explores the latest DEI trends to enhance business success in an increasingly diverse and global community. This is West Michigan’s premier summit for CEOs, C-Suite administrators, Chief Diversity Officers, DEI practitioners, and human resources and talent acquisition professionals to build leadership capacity.
The Diversity & Talent Series addresses various talent needs of the West Michigan business community. The series also focuses on the different ways to attract and retain top talent and include best practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This informational series is a great way to learn more about how you can be thinking of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in your organization.
At the summit, we will explore what we learned about health care staffing and capacity, racial disparities, and telehealth during the pandemic and examine the evolving landscape of health care policy under the Biden Administration, as well as legal implications employers need to consider as vaccination progresses.
In this webinar, presented in partnership with Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, we heard from Dr. Sandra Upton, Vice President of Global Diversity Practice at Cultural Intelligence Center, and Paul Doyle, Founder & CEO of Inclusive Performance Strategies about the history and significance of Juneteenth and why it’s important to celebrate within your organization. This webinar was delivered on June 19th, 2021.