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2021 Health Care Summit Recap

By Mia Jankowiak | March 23, 2021

The Grand Rapids Chamber reflected on the pandemic-induced outcomes of the past year as well as envisioned the future of health care at this morning’s Health Care Summit, sponsored by Blue […]

Chamber Partners with Green Giftz to Raise Funds for Vaccine Clinic Volunteer Meals

By Mia Jankowiak | March 18, 2021

Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber has partnered with locally and woman-owned Green Giftz, to donate 500 t-shirts to those volunteering at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at […]

Networking After the Event – With Director of Business Services, Mark Allen

By Mia Jankowiak | March 16, 2021

Networking After the Event Attending a networking event is the first step to building and expanding your network and connections.  One of the most common mistakes networkers make is taking […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Call for Venue Clarity Garners Increasing Support

By Mia Jankowiak | March 12, 2021

More than Two Dozen Organizations in Michigan Advocate Need for Clearer Guidance Grand Rapids, Michigan – Earlier this week, a letter signed by a dozen organizations asked Governor Whitmer and […]

OutPro Event: Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility in Your Organization

By Mia Jankowiak | March 12, 2021

Our first OutPro event of the year, “Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility in your Organization” was a success.  We featured Skyler Blankenship as our speaker to share best practices for […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Director of Inclusion Obtains Prestigious Diversity Coach Certification

By Mia Jankowiak | March 11, 2021

Ken James holds the only Executive Diversity Certification in West Michigan Grand Rapids, Michigan – Grand Rapids Chamber director of inclusion, Ken James has obtained his Executive Certification in Diversity […]

In Like a Lion

By Mia Jankowiak | March 8, 2021

The Chamber’s Government Affairs team kicked off Women’s History Month by featuring two impactful and significant leaders at our March 1st Breakfast with Legislators, the first of two this month. […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Urges Support of Wedding and Banquet Venues

By Mia Jankowiak | March 8, 2021

A Press Conference and Letter Put Pressure for Clarity from Governor Whitmer and MDHHS  Grand Rapids, Michigan – Today, the Grand Rapids Chamber organized a letter signed by more than […]

ATHENA Grand Rapids – International Women’s Day – Mel Trombley

By Mia Jankowiak | March 8, 2021

ATHENA Grand Rapids and International Women’s Day are rooted in similar missions. Both have a rich history of celebrating women and working to achieve gender parity through connections, leadership, and […]

Reopen Michigan Safely

By Mia Jankowiak | March 4, 2021

MICHIGAN’S ENDLESS COVID RESTRICTIONS ARE PUTTING SMALL BUSINESSES, JOBS, AND OUR ECONOMY AT RISK Given the downward trend in COVID-19 cases and positivity rates, businesses around our state should be […]