Doing Business in Grand Rapids - 5:08
with Rick Baker of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
Posted Sep 27, 2017
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the West Michigan business community and the premier business membership organization in the region. Each year, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber helps entrepreneurs grown their businesses, professionals lead their organizations, and community leaders expand their reach in support of a vibrant business environment and a thriving local economy that benefits everyone. Over 80% of our 2,500 Chamber members operate companies with 50 or fewer employees. Plus, the area's largest employers continue to invest in the Grand Rapids business community through the Chamber. Rick Baker of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce joins host Laurel Hess. Interview recorded September 21st, 2017.
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