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Nothing beats building a community by hanging out together. Our team always has an exciting line-up of educational, networking and advocacy events up our sleeve designed to accelerate leaders and organizations in Southwest Michigan. We can do it live—and we can do it virtually—so, get ready to shake things up on relevant, timely and creative topics. Sign up today for one of our upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

Cocktails with Clarence | May 5
Cocktails with Clarence

On Thursday, August 11, join Chamber director Clarence Lloyd for a cocktail at Green Door Distilling Co. This is a great chance for area business leaders to further connect with Clarence and with one another in a small and intimate setting. You’ll be able to share your thoughts on how the Chamber can best serve you and your organization as well as learn more about what’s going on in our community.

August
11
Thursday
Business First | Industry 4.0 Implementation Resources for Manufacturers
Business First | Industry 4.0 Implementation Resources for Manufacturers

Join us Thursday, August 11 to learn more about the fourth industrial revolution and explore some ways that you and your company can harness the power of technological advances in the manufacturing sector. We’ll also provide you with some information on the Industry 4.0 Implementation Grant, which might be just the tool you need to get the automation process started at your facility!

August
11
Thursday
Sustainable Community Discussion | Sustainable Development
Sustainable Community Discussion | Sustainable Development at The Mill at Vicksburg

Have your heard about The Mill at Vicksburg? It’s a massive space with an expansive concept and will be a premium tourist destination right here in Southwest Michigan. With sustainability as a main pillar of the project, environmental impact and celebration of the planet are considered at every level. Please join us on Thursday, August 18 to hear about and tour this labor of love, creativity, innovation, and celebration of Pure Michigan.

August
18
Thursday
Downtown Business Quarterly Townhall
Downtown Business Quarterly Townhall

We hear the downtown business community’s concerns and we want to work even harder to connect with every business here to provide the support you need. The Chamber is hosting a townhall on Tuesday, August 23 to hear from you, learn from you, and help keep things moving forward for 2022 and beyond. In addition to answering your questions, we will hear about two-way street conversion plans, future downtown leadership and vision including the future of the Partnership, Downtown Dollars, and a host of other topics.

August
23
Tuesday
Business First | Leveraging Training Grants to Meet Talent Needs
Business First | Leveraging Training Grants to Meet Talent Needs

Valuing and investing in your employees is critical, especially during these times of talent scarcity. The Going PRO Talent Fund makes awards to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current and newly hired employees. Join us on Thursday, September 22 to learn how to leverage this resource to support your team, enhance your talent attraction efforts, improve productivity, and support training for your teams that will boost employee retention!

September
22
Thursday

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