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Kent County
Small Business Recovery Program

Programa De Ayuda Para Pequeños Negocios Del Condado Kent

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Services

Greater outcomes for your business.

If you want your organization to thrive — and every business does — we can help. Your chamber offers a broad range of services and resources for business.

Business

Services

NEXT EVENT:

Virtual Chamber After Hours

Dec

03

Talent Development

Greater output from your people.

West Michigan's strong economy is powered by people. Your chamber offers events and training programs to create stronger leaders and stronger teams.

NEXT EVENT:

Virtual ATHENA Leadership Forum

Nov

17

Advocacy & Government affairs

Your advocate and problem solver.

Our thriving, business-friendly environment is no accident. Your chamber assists our members in working with lawmakers and local officials to reduce red-tape and advance pro-growth policies.

Advocacy & Government affairs

NEXT EVENT:

Virtual Breakfast with Legislators

Dec

07

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Grand Rapids Chamber Takes Positions on Two Ballot Questions

By Maddie Werley | October 20, 2020

Through our member-led process, the Chamber Board of Directors has taken positions on two ballot questions. The Board is supporting the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNTRF) Constitutional Amendment (MI-1) […]

COVID Safety: Avoiding Workplace Violations

COVID Safety: Avoiding Workplace Violations

By Chantell | October 15, 2020

Following the Michigan Supreme Court’s opinion upending Governor Whitmer’s Executive Orders, how will state regulators begin enforcing workforce safety protocols? Sean Egan, Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Deputy Director […]

Grand Rapids Chamber - COVID Response Report

Grand Rapids Chamber – COVID Response Report

By Maddie Werley | October 12, 2020

Dear Chamber Members, Business Leaders and Community Supporters, The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses across every industry in a variety of ways. The West Michigan business community has stepped up […]

Creating the Safest, Smartest Environment to Protect Lives & Livelihoods

Creating the Safest, Smartest Environment to Protect Lives & Livelihoods

By Maddie Werley | October 12, 2020

The Grand Rapids Chamber Government Affairs team is pursuing every potential avenue to help West Michigan businesses survive, and if possible, thrive during the pandemic. We remain focused on creating […]

The Bridge - Grand Rapids

The Bridge – Grand Rapids

By Mia Jankowiak | October 12, 2020

ArtPrize has been a Grand Rapids’ staple for the past 10 years, bringing in people from all over the world to experience art in every form, right here in our […]

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What We Can Do

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What We Can Do

By Maddie Werley | October 5, 2020

By Bob VandePol, MSW October is National Depression Awareness Month. The pandemic and all the ensuing uncertainty and disruption in our lives, communities and globally has fueled a surge of […]

Kent County Steps in to Support Severely Impacted Businesses

By Mia Jankowiak | September 24, 2020

(Grand Rapids, Michigan – September 24, 2020) – Today, Kent County is announcing additional support for two critical segments of our business community impacted by the pandemic. $750,000 will be […]

Community Partners Unveil Gateways for Growth Welcome Plan

Community Partners Unveil Gateways for Growth Welcome Plan

By Mia Jankowiak | September 18, 2020

 Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment for New Americans in Kent County (Grand Rapids, Michigan – September 18, 2020) – Today, the Gateways for Growth Grand Rapids/Kent County Steering Committee, […]

Executive Order 2020-16 on Childcare Amid COVID-19 Crisis 1

Grand Rapids Chamber a Champion for Front Line Workers

By Maddie Werley | September 14, 2020

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Chamber announced that it will serve as a Frontliners Champion to support the Futures for Frontlines program unveiled today by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. […]

Tech Defenders - Sell Your Used IT Equipment & Help Solve Important Issues

Tech Defenders – Sell Your Used IT Equipment & Help Solve Important Issues

By Mia Jankowiak | September 9, 2020

With technology prices increasing, it is becoming more and more challenging every year for individuals to stay up to date on the latest and greatest pieces of technology, or even […]