Connect with peers and gain potential business referrals at West Michigan Minority Contractors After Hours! This casual networking and informational event will bring together buyers and remove barriers for smaller construction companies to enter the market. Join us Thursday, October 5 at The Christman Company, where guest speakers will share upcoming bid opportunities for school […]
On the first Friday of every month, our Government Affairs team hosts a 30-minute virtual meeting to briefly highlight key issues and stay in communication about our top priorities. Join us from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m for a brief virtual conversation. Sign up below to register and stay in touch for these monthly updates.
The Grand Rapids Chamber believes creating great inclusion requires honest and open dialogue. The Institute for Healing Racism is a 21st century workshop learning experience that gives participants tools to enhance their capacity to engage in conversation about racial equity, race, racism, and through an intersectional lens. Chamber programs prioritize creating spaces where diverse perspectives […]
The Chamber’s most popular networking event provides members and future members with facilitated networking as well as an opportunity to leave the event with at least 14 new, quality leads. Facilitators walk attendees through conversations at one table during lunch, and another after lunch. Expo tables and open networking are also offered. Register for a […]
Chamber 101 is designed for members looking to begin, continue or further involvement with the Chamber. This event allows members to learn about the different Chamber offerings and how to start getting involved to make the most of your membership. This program will walk you through everything there is to know about the Grand Rapids […]
Breakfast with Legislators events provide Chamber members and their employees the opportunity to establish relationships with key decision makers and voice opinions on issues moving forward in Lansing. Networking and facilitated question-and-answer sessions offer firsthand information on upcoming legislation and House and Senate committee activities, prompting great dialogue between legislators and Chamber members.
Empowering Emotions: Latina Leadership through Emotional Intelligence Join us for an empowering afternoon dedicated to exploring the profound impact of emotional intelligence. Discover your inner strength, improve your relationships, and learn how to thrive personally and professionally. Loanna Abreu, Bilingual Psychotherapist at River City Psychological Services will join us to delve into the unique intersection of […]
In March of 2023, Michigan expanded the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for gender identity and expression. How does this historic amendment affect business owners, employees, clients, and companywide policies and practices? And what new opportunities do these protections create? Join OutPro as we facilitate a discussion about how the amendment creates new […]