At the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber, we understand the significance of networking and building strong business relationships. That’s why we invite you to be a part of our “Business After Hours” events. These gatherings are the perfect blend of professional networking and community engagement, providing the ideal platform for you to connect with fellow business leaders, share ideas, and strengthen our vibrant community.


What is “Business After Hours”

“Business After Hours” is a series of carefully curated events that bring together the local business community. These casual yet purposeful gatherings create an environment where you can meet fellow professionals, explore potential partnerships, and gain valuable insights in a relaxed and enjoyable setting. It also provides the host site with a unique opportunity to showcase their facilities, products, and services.


Why Attend “Business After Hours”

  1. Networking Opportunities: Expand your professional circle and connect with key players in Southwest Michigan’s business scene. Forge new relationships and discover potential collaborators, mentors, or clients.
  2. Community Engagement: We believe that a thriving business community is intrinsically linked to a vibrant local community. By attending our Business After Hours, you not only grow your business but also contribute to the overall well-being of our region.
  3. Knowledge Sharing: Every event is an opportunity to learn. Engage in insightful discussions, share industry updates, and gain fresh perspectives that can inspire new directions for your business.
  4. Relax and Unwind: While these gatherings are professional in nature, they also offer a chance to unwind and enjoy quality time with friends and peers. It’s about building meaningful relationships beyond the boardroom.


How It Works:

  1. Event Calendar: Check our calendar page for a schedule of upcoming Business After Hours events.
  2. Registration: Secure your spot for the events that interest you. Remember to invite your colleagues, as the more, the merrier!
  3. Casual Gatherings: Our events are designed to be relaxed and enjoyable, creating an environment where you can network naturally. No need for formalities; just come as you are.
  4. Conversations: Engage in conversations, share your experiences, and listen to the stories of others. Business After Hours is a forum for open dialogues and valuable exchanges.


Join the Community:

By participating in Business After Hours, you’re not just networking; you’re helping to build a more vibrant and interconnected business community. Join us at the next event and experience the power of networking combined with community engagement.

Let’s grow together and strengthen Southwest Michigan’s business scene, one conversation at a time.


Interested in hosting?

For more information about hosting a Business After Hours event, please contact Sarah Spoonholtz, Director of Membership & Events at (269) 932-4042 or [email protected].

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Business After Hours events take place every month. Find one that appeals to you!

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