The Grand Rapids Chamber has announced their 2017 Diversity Visionary Award winners, celebrating local leaders in diversity and inclusion.
Sonya Hughes from the Grand Rapids Chamber, talks about those winners and how they'll be celebrated at the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Summit.
The D.E.I. Summit provides Chamber members and the community with a deeper understanding of the business case for diversity, equity and inclusion. Attendees will gain connections, information and tools to advance their professional skills and business strategies.
The following businesses and organizations will be at the summit:
Small Business Division Winners
Grand Rapids Community Foundation- Four Star Recipient
Kids' Food Basket- Three Star Recipient
West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology- Rising Star Recipient
Mind Meets Music- Rising Star Recipient
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women- Rising Star Recipient
Large Business Winners
Grand Valley State University- Four Star Recipient
Herman Miller- Four Star Recipient
Rockford Construction-Three Star Recipient
Mercy Health- Rising Star Recipient
The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Summit will take place on Friday, November 17. The event will take place at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
To register for this event, visit grandrapids.org.