Leadership Lesson Library

Leadership Lesson Library

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!

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2021 West Michigan CEO Summit

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.

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Diversity & Talent Webinar Series

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.

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2021 Health Care Summit

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.

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2020 West Michigan CEO Summit

At the Grand Rapids Chamber's 2020 West Michigan CEO Summit, over 400 business leaders across West Michigan tuned in to hear best practices, leadership lessons, and engaging panel discussions.

Juneteenth Webinar

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.