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Grand Rapids Chamber X GRAM – Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Episode II

By Mia Jankowiak | March 31, 2021

Join the Grand Rapids Chamber, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, and Opportunity Awaits West Michigan as we embark on an adventure around our community celebrating the prominent life-sciences industry in Grand […]

Chamber Applauds Kent County Commission for Supporting Restaurants

By Mia Jankowiak | March 25, 2021

Kent County to waive food licensing fees in 2021 Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber is grateful for the action by the Kent County Board of Commissioners this […]

Your Investment in the Grand Rapids Chamber

By Mia Jankowiak | March 24, 2021

Thank you for your continued investment in the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. It is members like you that have helped cultivate a thriving and prosperous West Michigan for […]

HealthBar – Helping Businesses Resume Normalcy, Safely

By Mia Jankowiak | March 24, 2021

HealthBar – Helping Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals, Resume Normalcy, Safely. HealthBar was founded by Nathan Baar, a registered nurse with over 11 years of clinical, leadership, and administrative experience. These […]

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 […]