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OutPro Celebration

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

OutPro promotes a welcoming culture for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the West Michigan business community and offers opportunities for education and networking with an emphasis on policy impact, assisting businesses, and creating a more inclusive and welcoming work environment for LGBTQIA+ individuals. Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 21 and join us for the first OutPro event of 2024, The Art of Being Out!  🎨

 

This year’s celebration will include: 

  • Coming out stories from OutPro Council members
  • Live music and performances
  • Pop-up shop featuring apparel from local queer-owned businesses
  • Hors d’oeuvres and beverages

 

Featured Performers

  • Brianne Hubbard-Ross (She/Her) | Spoken Word Artist
  • Grand Rapids Ballet | Dance Performance
  • Courtney Failer (She/Her) | Vocal Performance
  • OutPro Council Members | Coming Out Stories
  • Courtney Failer (She/Her), Monica Mendez (She/Her) & Olivia Koster (She/Her) | Emcees

 

All are welcome and encouraged to attend OutPro events. You do not need to identify as LGBTQIA+ to participate. Business casual attire is encouraged, but not required.

Venue

Goei Center
818 Butterworth St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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Cost

Members:
$50

Non-Members:
$75

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OutPro Celebration

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

OutPro promotes a welcoming culture for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the West Michigan business community and offers opportunities for education and networking with an emphasis on policy impact, assisting businesses, and creating a more inclusive and welcoming work environment for LGBTQIA+ individuals. Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 21 and join us for the first OutPro event of 2024, The Art of Being Out!  🎨

 

This year’s celebration will include: 

  • Coming out stories from OutPro Council members
  • Live music and performances
  • Pop-up shop featuring apparel from local queer-owned businesses
  • Hors d’oeuvres and beverages

 

Featured Performers

  • Brianne Hubbard-Ross (She/Her) | Spoken Word Artist
  • Grand Rapids Ballet | Dance Performance
  • Courtney Failer (She/Her) | Vocal Performance
  • OutPro Council Members | Coming Out Stories
  • Courtney Failer (She/Her), Monica Mendez (She/Her) & Olivia Koster (She/Her) | Emcees

 

All are welcome and encouraged to attend OutPro events. You do not need to identify as LGBTQIA+ to participate. Business casual attire is encouraged, but not required.

Venue

Goei Center
818 Butterworth St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
+ Google Map
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Featured Performers & Pop-Up Shops

Brianne Hubbard-Ross (She/Her)

Spoken Word Artist

Grand Rapids Ballet

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Oh, Hello Co. Paper + Gifts and Courage & Soar

Pop-Up Shop

Event Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

Event Underwriters

Corewell Health    Grand Valley State University

Community Trustees

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan  GRCC Grand Rapids Community College  Warner

Chamber Champion

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Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring OutPro in 2024? Please contact Yadira Garza-Malone to learn more.