Events Committee

Committee Information

Director: Elliot Talen, Samaritas

Dates of Operation: January 2018 through December 2018


Establish a committee that will coordinate, plan and implement chamber events geared towards assisting business & business professionals in both sales and networking.  The events will provide opportunities for members to showcase their businesses in a controlled environment and working with other Chambers.

Planned Project/Committee Goals:

  • Plan and execute a Multi Chamber Golf Outing in June 2018.
  • Plan and execute a multi entity Community Expo in September 2018.


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Metro Cruise

Plan and implement a community-wide festival that both drives traffic to local businesses and establishes the Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber as a leader in the business community.

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Santa Parade

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Government Matters

Monitors government activity and other public policy issues affecting the South Kent business community on behalf of Chamber membership.

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3rd Fridays! Networking Luncheon

Provide a Networking Lunch for our Members and soon-to-be members over lunch and fun!

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Active members that reach out to new and existing members to keep them informed.

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Annual Meeting

Celebrate the Chamber and our membership on the 4th Friday of January.

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New Member Breakfast

Provide networking opportunities and education for our members on how they can utilize the benefits and offerings of the Chamber for their business.

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Work with schools in Wyoming and Kentwood to offer help and provide scholarships to students.

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The Events Committee coordinates events for our members that are geared toward driving networking and sales. At events such as our annual golf outing and business expo, members will have opportunities for attendees to showcase their business to our chamber and beyond.

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