Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce'


Chamber names young ATHENA winner

September 18, 2015
An emerging leader in Grand Rapids has been recognized with the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 ATHENA Young Professional Award. Read More

Chamber names Young Athena finalists

August 27, 2015
Young professionals who are recognized as emerging leaders will be celebrated during an event this month. Read More

Grand Rapids chamber creates group for African-American women

June 12, 2015
Black Women Connect GR is planning to do exactly what its name says. Read More

Chamber names EPIC winners

June 2, 2015
Seven area businesses, nonprofits and individuals are making EPIC contributions to West Michigan. Read More

EPIC finalists earn distinction, honors

When representatives from 20 businesses gather to celebrate West Michigan’s entrepreneurial, progressive, innovative and collaborative efforts, the results should be EPIC. Read More

Change Ups: Inaugural Change Agent recipients announced

February 20, 2015
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the 2015 Change Agent Award, presented to Eric Williams, left, and Andre Fields, right, co-founders of Alpha Beta Omega, a leadership program at Grand Rapids Community College that provides at-risk urban students —in particular, African-American males who had the lowest academic success rate of any group at the college — with a positive social network of students so they can become successful academic achievers. Read More

Grand Rapids chamber produces Insights on Standing Up for LGBT Equality

January 27, 2015
A former Republican state representative is helping the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce in its effort to establish rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Read More

Grand Rapids chamber names board members

January 22, 2015
There are five new faces and several new officers on the board of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Higher drug costs among health care trends for 2015

Employers need to understand the specialty drug pipeline.

November 28, 2014
Look for pharmacy trends to be a hot topic of discussion for employers during 2015. Read More

Chamber hosts Diversity and Inclusion Forum

November 17, 2014
How do West Michigan businesses set practical standards for attracting and retaining diverse talent? Read More