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Events to discuss talent shortage in city

Speakers for Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s Summit Up! series to present on topics including racial disparity in engineering.

April 7, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce will address the challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the region, including the racial disparity in the engineering field, at the first in a series of events designed to engage the community in critical business issues. Read More

Survey says businesses see rosy 2017

Area small- and mid-sized businesses report optimism despite challenges of finding talent, covering health care costs.

January 13, 2017
Small business owners in West Michigan are of two minds: It will be a good year, but it will have some challenges. Read More

From the outside looking in

Transplanted city leaders bring fresh ideas, perspective to growing Grand Rapids.

December 9, 2016
As an invoice for nearly $850,000 crossed Kris Larson’s desk, he saw an opportunity. Read More

Business community backs State of the State

January 17, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address last night seemed to further cement his popularity with the business community. Read More

Metro Council chooses chamber president

May 10, 2013
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Rick Baker is the newest member of the Grand Valley Metro Council board. Read More