Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce250 Monroe Ave NW suite 150, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA +1 616-771-0300
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Monday 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am to 5 pm
Thursday 8:30 am to 5 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm
- Website grandrapids.org
- Presidents nameRick Baker
- Ribbon cuttings in last year21+
- Has members2500+
- Employees it represents10000+
- Last year events56+
- Approximate attendees2000+
Chamber Serves In
Northwest, Southwest Grand Rapids
Focus Area of the Chamber
Business Advocacy, Talent Development, Small Businesses
About Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It has members all across Northwest, Southwest Grand Rapids. It is a registered member of U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - The organisation is a champion for West Michigan business. We are driven by that mission, and we proudly serve as the collective voice for our business community.
Working as a Grand Rapids’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Business Advocacy, Talent Development, Small Businesses. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
The organization helps small businesses in developing business network, free chamber newsletter with offers and other local businesses information, getting more customer referrals, providing legislative services, directing access to chamber events and programs, free publicity with local business promotional guides, members-only discounts and services, business advocacy for your business, getting name in online membership directory, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, SEO benefits with website citation, marketing and sponsorship opportunities through digital as well as physical mailers, added promotion through chambers social media, relocation and expansion support, providing market information, engaging with like-minded peers, member directory listing, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, promoting broader pro-business initiatives.
The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include getting help in state and federal online business registration, applying and getting permit and vendor license, creating a business plan and building entrepreneurial skills, setting up business expansion strategies, buying a business or franchise, small business loans and commercial finance, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving operational efficiency, improving marketing strategies, recruitment and finding right candidate, understanding international trade commission, managing business finances, buying and leasing business equipment’s, business relocating or expanding to new locations help, import and export assistance, technical assistance training and many more.
The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Solutions Summit: An Educated Michigan, Small Business Series, Business Banter and Beer, Business After Hours.
Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Foremost Insurance Group, Huntington Bank, DTE Energy, Amway, Fifth Third Bank, Mercy Health, Steelcase for the economic development and growth of greater Grand Rapids, Michigan.