Items Tagged with 'Economic Club of Grand Rapids'


Economic Club names board members

June 25, 2019
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids has a new board chair and group of board members. Read More

'Small Giants' author speaking in Grand Rapids

November 2, 2017
A notable business author will speak in Grand Rapids next week. Read More

Exec wins Business Person of the Year award

June 21, 2017
Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place, can add another award to her mantle. Read More

Street Talk: Leading the way

Broadcast stars.

June 16, 2017
Some of Grand Rapids’ more prominent business leaders will share the spotlight Monday night with the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Read More

Caution, financial issues give pause to GR projects

December 9, 2016
When Grand Action steps to the podium regarding community projects — projects that in the past have created long-term economic growth in Grand Rapids — business pays attention. Read More

Creative Class millennials will pay dearly for folly of manufactured political ‘issues’

October 21, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal reporting on the manufacturing sector over 30 years provides a deep well of information and reporting on the transformation that has been occurring in the West Michigan economy since the 1980s. Read More

Econ Club annual dinner honors Dan DeVos, Mark Murray

More than 1,600 attendees hear from ex-Fed Chairman Bernanke.

June 3, 2016
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a West Michigan audience he was surprised how much of his job was wrapped up in politics. Read More

Street Talk: Leaders of the pack

History markers and makers.

April 29, 2016
West Michigan’s business community has been blessed with abundant — and visionary — leaders, past and present. Read More

Richard Branson speaks downtown

May 27, 2014
| By AP
British billionaire Richard Branson is scheduled to be in town tonight. Read More

ChangeLabs CEO Peter Sheahan advises region to take off blinders

December 7, 2012
Peter Sheahan’s words of business counsel, flavored with his Australian accent, urged West Michigan to open its eyes to the future. Read More