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GR Chamber Announces New Director of Membership

By Maddie Werley | October 21, 2021

Yadira Garza-Malone promoted to Director of Membership  The Grand Rapids Chamber is pleased to announce Yadira Garza-Malone has been promoted to Director of Membership. Yadira has been serving as a […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Part of New Business Coalition on Federal Vaccine Mandate 3

Grand Rapids Chamber Part of New Business Coalition on Federal Vaccine Mandate

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 18, 2021

The Listen to MI Business Coalition seeks dialogue with President Biden and OSHA Yesterday, Listen to MI Business, a new statewide coalition of business and employee advocates launched. The coalition […]

Educating the Nation on Child Care

Educating the Nation on Child Care

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 15, 2021

Chamber Staff Presents to National Skills Coalition Professionals on Child Care Initiatives The lack of access to affordable and high quality child care is the biggest barrier for individuals wanting to participate […]

6 Tips for an Effective Meeting with Legislators

6 Tips for an Effective Meeting with Legislators

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 15, 2021

You Scored a Meeting with a Legislator! Now What?  Meeting and mingling with legislators can be intimidating, but luckily your government affairs experts at the Grand Rapids Chamber have decades of […]

"Hump Day" Social Hour returns at the Chamber Work Café in partnership with Grand Rapids Brewing Co.

Hump Day Happy Hour returns at the Chamber Work Café in partnership with Grand Rapids Brewing Co.

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 11, 2021

Grand Rapids Brewing Co. has officially become the new beer sponsor of the Grand Rapids Chamber. In partnership with the 128 year-old brewery, the Chamber Work Café will keep a […]

Meet the Finalists of the 11th Annual EPIC Awards

Meet the Finalists of the 11th Annual EPIC Awards

By Maddie Werley | October 11, 2021

Each year, the EPIC Awards Gala recognizes the biggest talent and leaders in the region, celebrating those who foster community growth, demonstrate innovation, and champion alongside others as mentors and […]

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The Chamber News | October 2021

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 8, 2021

Published bi-monthly, The Chamber News is a great way to keep up-to-date on Chamber happenings, recently joined members, ribbon cuttings and more. READ HERE Recently Joined Members Please join us […]

Government Affairs Committees Looking To Expand in 2022 7

Government Affairs Committees Looking To Expand in 2022

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 8, 2021

It All Starts Here The Grand Rapids Chamber takes an intentional approach to policy positions by listening to members who direct our advocacy efforts on the issues most important to […]

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Sneak Peek: 2021 Diversity and Talent Summit

By Connor Smithee | October 5, 2021

Solutions for Today, Strategies for Tomorrow The Grand Rapids Chamber’s Diversity & Talent Summit returns on Tuesday, November 16. The agenda features speakers who will examine the importance of diversity, equity, […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Hosts First Job Fair To Tackle Talent Needs

Grand Rapids Chamber Hosts First Job Fair To Tackle Talent Needs

By Elizabeth Cyr | October 4, 2021

Last week, the Grand Rapids Chamber hosted its first job fair in the organization’s history. The event, which was hosted at the Hilton Garden Inn on Thursday, September 30, welcomed […]