Helping small businesses in Kalamazoo.

August After 5:00 Networking Event

Bernatche School of Dance 6772 S Westnedge Ave, Ste B, Portage

Buy Local Greater Kalamazoo After 5 hosted by ResponsAble People and Just Move Fitness! Come socialize and discover some of the best Kalamazoo has to offer.

Free

WMU Alumni Association’s Car Parade

Western Michigan University 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Deck out your car in all the brown and gold you can find for a cruise through campus. All are welcome to join the Western Michigan University (WMU) Alumni Association’s Car Parade on Saturday, October 2! Prizes will be awarded, so be sure to get creative. The Car Parade will drive past a panel of […]

Free

Coffee & Cocktails with Clarence

Stamped Robin 128 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI

The Southwest Michigan First Chamber is excited to invite you, our members, to get into the networking spirit and share what's brewing in your organization. Join Clarence Lloyd, the director of the Southwest Michigan First Chamber, for a coffee or cocktail at Stamped Robin. This is a great chance for area business leaders to further […]

Third Thursdays: Women Excel

221 Main—Restaurant and Cocktail House 221 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI

Calling all area women small business owners! The third week in October is National Women’s Small Business Week! Celebrate women influencers in person with the team at the Women’s Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance for Third Thursdays! You will be glad you did! Join us for food, drinks, and prizes. At Third Thursdays, you will […]

$5 – $10

The Boundless Women Confab

WMU Fetzer Center 2251 Business Ct., Kalamazoo, MI

Celebrating women who make things happen! This is a full day of conference sessions and an evening gala reception honoring 20 notable business women in SW Michigan. Two dynamic keynote speakers will be featured.

$25

Coffee & Cocktails with Clarence

Stamped Robin 128 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI

The Southwest Michigan First Chamber is excited to invite you, our members, to get into the networking spirit and share what's brewing in your organization. Join Clarence Lloyd, the director of the Southwest Michigan First Chamber, for a coffee or cocktail at Stamped Robin. This is a great chance for area business leaders to further […]

Free

MOGUL: Making Our Goals Unite Lives

A live virtual fireside chat featuring famous comedian and entrepreneur Loni Love, Co-Host of The Real and Owner of True Love, Inc. Oftentimes, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs experience barriers with accessing capital and resources needed to start or sustain their businesses. Lately, COVID-19 has exacerbated those challenges, especially for women. However, when […]

Free

MIX Innovation Celebration and Creative Crash

Catalyst Center 180 East Water Street Suite 1100, Kalamazoo, MI

At this event, we will celebrate the winners of Western Michigan University (WMU)’s Innovation Expo Competition. The top three winning teams will kick off the event with their presentations on products created through a solution-based approach. This is a great opportunity to meet students that have the talent local organizations need! In addition, the Creative […]

Brews and Shoes

Wings Stadium 3600 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, MI

Please join the First Day Shoe Fund for an evening out with the Kalamazoo Wings. The team will be wearing a Specialty Fan Design Jersey that will be auctioned off after the game and proceeds going to the First Day Shoe Fund. In addition, $4 per general admission ticket and $50 per VIP Ticket will […]

January Chamber Connect

Brick and Brine 100 West Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Expand your network with the Southwest Michigan First Chamber and Greenleaf Hospitality About this event A few decades ago, networking meant filling a rolodex with as many names as you could. Today, the process has evolved to making as many connections, friends, or followers as you can on social media platforms. No matter how you […]

Catalyst University Realize Your Remarkable Impact How will you leave your mark?

If you can’t come to Catalyst University 2022 in-person, we have a virtual option for you! This last year has been almost as crazy as 2020, but remarkable, nonetheless. Energize your New Year by joining us for an amazing day filled with world-class speakers, career-advancing connections and unforgettable experiences all combined in one action-packed day. […]

$99.00

Coffee & Cocktails with Clarence

Stamped Robin 128 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI

Connect with the Southwest Michigan First's Chamber Director, Clarence Lloyd and share your input! About this event The Southwest Michigan First Chamber is excited to invite you, our members, to get into the networking spirit and share what's brewing in your organization. Join Clarence Lloyd, the director of the Southwest Michigan First Chamber, for a […]