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Announcing our 2023 Events Calendar

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What’s the ONE thing your business needs to grow in 2023?

The Grand Rapids Chamber is delivering even better trainings, speakers, and professional development opportunities in the coming year. From business resources to talent development and cultivating inclusion, the Chamber is a one-stop shop for all your business growth needs.

Keep reading to preview our 2023 calendar of events and programs and save these dates so your team can start growing now.

 

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Create Great Community

The Grand Rapids Chamber is working toward cultivating a community that is welcoming, diverse and inclusive to all. Our community-based events and programs build relationships among professionals through social activities, inspirational messages, and working towards common goals.

2023 Events

  • ATHENA Leadership Forums | Tuesdays: February 7, June 13, November 7
  • ATHENA Walking Tour | Wednesday, May 10
  • ATHENA Awards Celebration | Wednesday, September 20
  • Latina Connect | Thursday, January 26; Saturday, April 15; Tuesday, October 24
  • OutPro | Thursday, March 23; Wednesday, August 23; Wednesday October 25

 

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Create Great Inclusion

Our team is working tirelessly to create an inclusive and equitable business environment for our diverse workforce. Our inclusion events and programs bring the latest DEI best practices to equip your team and individual employees with the resources they need to thrive.

2023 Events

  • Diversity & Talent Webinar Series | Tuesdays: February 28, June 6, September 12, December 5
  • Inclusion Institute | February 22, May 16-17, August 15-16 & October 10
  • Inclusion Solutions | Tuesdays: March 21, June 20, September 19 & December 12
  • Diversity & Talent SummitWednesday, April 26
  • Inclusion Institute 2.0 | November 15-16

Cohort Programs

  • Culturally Intelligent Leadership | Wednesdays: February 8, March 8 & April 12
  • I.D.E.A. Series | Thursdays: February 23, March 30, Apriil 27, May 25, June 29, August 31, September 28, October 26, November 30 & December 14
  • Inclusive Leadership Learning | Wednesdays: September 6, September 20, October 4, & October 18
  • Hire for Success | Wednesdays: September 13, September 27, October 11, October 25 & November 8

 

Announcing our 2023 Events Calendar

Create Great Business

The Grand Rapids Chamber works to provide cutting edge programming, tools, and business services for over 2,400 members. By connecting you with industry leaders and bringing you the top speakers from across the region, you’ll leave  with countless business solutions and advice to bring your team to the next level.

2023 Events

Cohort Programs

  • ELEVATE Minority Business | Tuesdays: February 14, February 28, March 14, March 28, April 11, April 25 & May 9

 

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Create Great Connections

The Grand Rapids Chamber hosts over 160 events and programs a year to provide structured, creative, unique opportunities for business relationships to thrive. At our engaging networking events, you’ll make the connections you need to grow as an individual and an organization.

2023 Events

  • Business Exchange Luncheon | Thursdays: February 9, March 2, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 14
  • Chamber 101 | March 7, July 26, October 17 & December 6
  • West Michigan Minority Contractors After Hours | March 29, May 18 & October 5
  • West Michigan Minority Contractors Supplier Diversity Golf Outing | Monday, June 26
  • Chamber After Hours: Open House Celebration | Wednesday, July 12
  • The Chamber Open | Monday, July 17
  • Diversify Your Spend Business Showcase & After HoursWednesday, November 1
  • Chamber After Hours: Year-End Celebration | Wednesday, December 6

 

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Create Great Leaders

The Grand Rapids Chamber works to develop top training programs to grow the region’s best talent. Our personal and professional growth opportunities cultivate your team’s skills and set your employees on a growth trajectory, inspiring purpose, passion and excellence at work.

2023 Events

Cohort Programs

  • Emerging Leaders Series
    • Cohort 1: Wednesdays: April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17 & May 31
    • Cohort 2: Tuesdays: October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28 & December 12
  • Leadership Transformed
    • Cohort 1: Tuesdays: March 14, March 28, April 11, April 25, May 9, May 23, June 6 & June 20
    • Cohort 2: Thursdays: August 31, September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9, November 30 & December 14
  • LeadUp
    • Cohort 1: Tuesdays: March 28, April 11, April 25, May 9, May 23 & June 6
    • Cohort 2: Tuesdays: September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7 & November 21
  • Speak with Purpose
    • Cohort 1: Wednesdays: February 15, March 1, March 15, March 29 & April 12
    • Cohort 2: Tuesdays: September 5, September 19, October 3, October 17 & October 31
  • Women in Leadership
    • Cohort 1: Mondays: February 13, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 10 &  April 24;
    • Cohort 2: Mondays: September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 6 & November 20

 

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Create Great Policy

The Grand Rapids Chamber serves as fierce advocates for business on issues that enrich a thriving and diverse business climate. Our policy events put you directly in the same room as elected officials and leaders to keep you informed on the biggest updates in our local, state, and national governments.

2023 Events

 

Prioritize Growth and Register Now

Registration for all Q1 events are open now! Set aside your time and resources before it’s too late.

Find all of our 2023 event registration pages here.

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