Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce'


Black Women Connect GR produces forum on race and policing

July 13, 2016
A local chamber-backed group is hosting a forum on race and policing in town. Read More

Grand Rapids chamber names inaugural Elevate class

May 16, 2016
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named the inaugural class for a program designed to grow minority-owned businesses. Read More

Chamber produces Issue Summit on Flint water and Detroit schools

March 9, 2016
There will be an open discussion on the Flint water crisis and Detroit Public Schools downtown next week. Read More

Chamber names diversity award winners

March 4, 2016
A local university and a nonprofit executive will be honored this month by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce for their commitments to diversity. Read More

Chamber rolls out development program for minority businesses

January 29, 2016
A program tailored to accelerate the growth of local minority-owned businesses is inching closer toward launch. Read More

Speaker shows the future to chamber event attendees

Acclaimed tech strategist foresees driverless cars, solar energy — and elimination of lying.

January 22, 2016
Listening to Salim Ismail talk is like having someone from a Star Trek-like future step out of a time machine, reach out his hand and offer you a ride. Read More

Former Yahoo! executive speaking in Grand Rapids

January 4, 2016
One of Silicon Valley’s most brilliant strategists is coming to Grand Rapids. Read More

Assure a seat at the table for the community ‘doers,’ not just the donors

December 18, 2015
Grand Rapids Business Journal made a point last week of the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce advancements in planning and programs for increasingly large Hispanic-owned businesses, and spending less time in discussions that result only in checking off (someone else’s) box on a form labeled “diversity effort.” Read More

Chamber receives $50K grant

December 18, 2015
One mission to develop minority businesses in Grand Rapids is $50,000 richer. Read More

Hello West Michigan partners with The Right Place

December 14, 2015
An organization promoting the region to potential talent as a place to live and work is joining forces with an economic development nonprofit. Read More