The Grand Rapids Chamber leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region. Together, with over 2,400 member businesses (80 percent of which are small businesses with less than 50 employees), the Chamber works to expand the influence, access and information required to actively encourage entrepreneurial growth and community leadership. The Chamber offers 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.

  • Our Vision: The Grand Rapids Chamber leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region.
  • Our Mission: The Grand Rapids Chamber is a champion for West Michigan business. 
  • Our Why: The Grand Rapids Chamber believes in a thriving and prosperous West Michigan for all.

ATHENA Grand Rapids supports, develops and inspires women leaders, as well as honors the men and women who empower women in leadership. The program offers the ATHENA Leadership Award, ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award and ATHENA Organizational Leadership, annual scholarships to women over 30 years of age and bi-monthly leadership forums.

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The Grand Rapids Chamber leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region. Together, with over 2,400 member businesses (80 percent of which are small businesses with less than 50 employees), the Chamber works to expand the influence, access and information required to actively encourage entrepreneurial growth and community leadership. The Chamber offers 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.

  • Our Vision: The Grand Rapids Chamber leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region.
  • Our Mission: The Grand Rapids Chamber is a champion for West Michigan business. 
  • Our Why: The Grand Rapids Chamber believes in a thriving and prosperous West Michigan for all.

ATHENA Grand Rapids supports, develops and inspires women leaders, as well as honors the men and women who empower women in leadership. The program offers the ATHENA Leadership Award, ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award and ATHENA Organizational Leadership, annual scholarships to women over 30 years of age and bi-monthly leadership forums.