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Kickoff: Emerging Leaders Fall Cohort

September 18 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

If you are a professional with a passion for growing your career and becoming actively engaged in the community, Emerging Leaders offers the ideal setting to expand your horizons.

Fall Cohort Dates

September 18, October 2, October 16, October 30, November 13

Make Grand Rapids your classroom with five half-day sessions that combine tours, speakers, activities, and interdisciplinary discussions that build community connections, leadership skills, and insight into issues facing Grand Rapids. Plus, you’ll discover new opportunities to engage in the community.

This program is right for you if you are looking for:

  • Conversations with key community leaders
  • Visits to innovative community programs and initiatives
  • Networking with a diverse group of peers
  • An orientation to the city and what makes it a unique community
  • Personal leadership development

This professional development opportunity is particularly valuable for young and early-career professionals, as well as those with a keen interest in our community and growing professionally.

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







Date & Time:

September 18 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm



Grand Rapids Chamber

250 Monroe Ave
Grand Rapids Chamber, MI 49503 United States


Program Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan

Trustee Sponsor


Chamber Champions

Corewell Health   

Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring our Talent Development Programs in 2024? Please contact Yadira Garza-Malone to learn more.