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Emerging Leaders Series: Session 1

Emerging Leaders Series: Session 1

By Maddie Werley | April 27, 2021

Emerging Leaders Series 2021 is underway! This group of leaders is primed for connection, learning and impact. We are excited to add our ELS Blog Series, where each session will […]

Driving Equitable Economic Impact

By Mia Jankowiak | April 19, 2021

In June 2020, Kent County announced the Kent County Small Business Recovery Program. The program worked to quickly and efficiently distribute short-term financial support to businesses in Kent County dealing […]

ATHENA Leadership Forum: Maximizing Your Money Mindset with Tara Jones-Williamson

ATHENA Leadership Forum: Maximizing Your Money Mindset with Tara Jones-Williamson

By Maddie Werley | April 19, 2021

Learn more about the April ATHENA Leadership Forum from ATHENA Council Member Krista Paulin, Senior Director of Development, Special Olympics Michigan. Hello, my powerful Athena community! Last week’s leadership forum […]


By Mia Jankowiak | April 15, 2021

LANSING, MI – Housing Michigan, a coalition led by the Grand Rapids Chamber, Home Builders Association of Michigan, Michigan Municipal League, and Housing North, with dozens of members from across […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Announces West Michigan CEO Council

By Mia Jankowiak | April 14, 2021

The council will serve to engage business leaders as community leaders Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber has assembled a cohort of highly engaged business leaders from diverse […]

First National Bank of Michigan celebrates 15 years

By Maddie Werley | April 12, 2021

First National Bank of Michigan celebrates 15 years of helping our communities and customers grow and prosper First National Bank of Michigan was not only made in Michigan, but also […]

#CreateGreat | Grand Rapids Creative Chamber Program Relaunches in 2021

By Mia Jankowiak | April 12, 2021

“As a photographer and creative individual who has found a love for supporting growing businesses, I am excited to take on the role of program manager for the Creative Chambers […]

The Chamber News | February 2021 1

The Chamber News | April 2021

By Maddie Werley | April 12, 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 […]

The West Michigan CEO Summit Returns

The West Michigan CEO Summit Returns for its Third Year

By Maddie Werley | April 12, 2021

Join the Grand Rapids Chamber and fellow West Michigan leaders for the third annual West Michigan CEO Summit, chaired by Michael Davenport, President & CEO of Jireh Metals. This unique event […]

Partners Announce the Launch of Grand Rapids Fitness Fest

By Mia Jankowiak | April 1, 2021

Outdoor classes will be held throughout the City from April 30 through May 9 Grand Rapids, Michigan – A collaborative group of partners including the Grand Rapids Chamber, City of […]