Grand Rapids Connect

Grand Rapids Connect

Registration for Grand Rapids Connect is now open!

Sign Up Now for October 6-7

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About the Program

Grand Rapids Connect is geared toward professionals new to the city, boomerangs returning home or individuals looking to further engage with the community. The program includes an overnight stay downtown Grand Rapids and provides insight into the city’s latest and greatest developments. Participants will hear from some of the most dynamic leaders and individuals shaping the city’s future. Throughout the event, participants will explore our community, learn about social and community engagement opportunities, and delve into how to connect in Grand Rapids.

Read more about the program agenda and overnight retreat here.

Grand Rapids Connect is right for you if you:

  • Are you new or returning to Grand Rapids
  • Want to have VIP experiences to learn about our city
  • Seek to build relationships with fellow West Michigan leaders
  • Are interested in discovering new places, faces, and resources in the community

Join us for this this overnight retreat full of curated VIP experiences to get connected to our city and the amazing people in it.

Chamber leadership programs prioritize creating spaces where diverse perspectives can come together to learn, grow and push our community forward.

2022 Session Dates, Program Details & Cost

Thursday, October 6 - Friday, October 7

Sign Up for October 6-7

Program Cost: Program cost must be paid in full by the first class session.

Chamber Member: $900

Non-Member: $1,050

If you have questions on payment or need to discuss setting up a payment plan, please contact Kessia Graves, Leadership Program Coordinator, at [email protected]. There are a limited number of partial scholarship funds available. Please submit the following scholarship application form NO LATER than 30 days prior to the first session to be considered.

Scholarship Application

Questions or Comments?

Please reach out to Monica Mendez, Talent Development Manager, at [email protected].

Program Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit 7


Trustee Sponsors

Advocacy Engagement Series 9


Emerging Sponsor

Leading Edge 1