Why should YOUR business join the Grand Rapids Chamber?

As a business owner, you play a powerful role in West Michigan. You are the engines of our economy, job creators, leaders, and builders of the community. When you become a Chamber member, you have even more opportunities to grow your business and transform West Michigan into a thriving region.

  1. More Connections
    We offer over 100 well-attended events and programs to expand your network, grow referrals, and develop new business and community relationships.
  2. Raise Your Visibility
    From event attendance to sponsorships and low-cost advertising opportunities, the Chamber helps you promote your company and brand message to member businesses and potential new customers.
  3. Business Growth Resources
    Businesses of all sizes and business owners of all experience levels can leverage the Chamber for growth. Whether it’s planning tools, free business consultation, educational workshops, peer-to-peer business roundtables, or more, the Chamber can assist.
  1. Attract & Retain Talent
    We successfully work alongside your business as you welcome, connect, and engage your talent. Also, our affinity groups help diverse professionals connect in the community.
  2. Leadership Development
    We offer the area’s premier programs for leadership development to equip talented professionals for shaping careers, innovating in companies, and engaging in community change.
  3. Advocacy on Your Behalf
    The Chamber works tirelessly to shape policies, ideas, and opportunities that improve the business environment and get your voice heard in government. Whether you have a tax issue, need help getting a sign approved, or have an industry-specific problem affecting your business, the Chamber team can help.

Whether it’s credibility, connections, community resources or something else, we can’t wait to help you find your reason to say “I am the Chamber”.

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FIND OUT WHY Businesses Love the Chamber

The Chamber helps me make diverse and spontaneous interactions – meeting people outside my normal network and crossing into different industries.

As young entrepreneurs, we were skeptical at first. In reality, it turned out really good for us and the Chamber helped us grow.

Opening a small business is a big risk, and the Chamber is there to support me through that risk each day—making growing my small business that much easier.

I draw on the networks and resources the Chamber has available to strengthen my business and give it added exposure in the community.

Through the Chamber, we have the opportunity to determine how we can make West Michigan a destination for thriving businesses.

From cultural issues to strategic planning, sharing knowledge and insight with my Chamber peers helps us grow our business and ourselves as leaders.

The Chamber helps me learn about the new taxes and regulations that impact our business as well as connect with elected officials and local businesses.

We wanted to be more involved in the community and know more people. Through our Chamber connections, we’ve found ways to save money and improve operations.

The Chamber gives me the opportunity to connect with other business owners and create credibility for myself and my business.

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber is leading the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region. We offer the connections, resources, and insights needed to develop strong leaders, engage a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive and welcoming community, and advance a vibrant business environment that nurtures economic prosperity for all.

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111 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

www.grandrapids.org