Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce'


Chamber addressing parking needs of downtown employers

April 14, 2017
Grand Rapids is the fastest growing metro region in the state. Read More

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

City nixes surface lot ban

GR Chamber official: Parking should not be an obstacle.

March 31, 2017
Grand Rapids’ new zoning code eliminates implementing a recommendation that would ban the construction of new surface parking lots downtown, as indicated in the GR Forward plan. Read More

Parking at 95 percent capacity

City focuses on building surface parking lots rather than parking structures.

February 10, 2017
Grand Rapids may not have the solution to the city’s parking crunch just yet, but officials are willing to listen to questions. 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

Grand Rapids chamber names EPIC award winners

November 7, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named the winners of its seventh-annual EPIC Awards. Read More

EPIC finalists enhance community

There are standouts, and then there are those who are epic. Read More

Chamber names EPIC award finalists

September 29, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named 20 finalists for its EPIC Awards. Read More

Chamber produces Health Care Summit

September 28, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a half-day summit on health care for employers on Friday. Read More

Chamber names young ATHENA winner

September 16, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winner of this year’s ATHENA Young Professional Award. Read More