Welcome to GRAND - Grand Rapids Area Networking Development

Tuesdays, 7:00 am | SpartanNash YMCA - Wyoming, MI

Are you looking for a high energy networking group that focuses on building relationships and giving referrals with other like-minded business owners in the area? Check out a GRAND meeting!   Grand Rapids Area Networking & Development (GRAND) is a referral-based networking group. Our focus is to build up, develop and expand our businesses by meeting with and getting to know like-minded individuals. We meet every Tuesday morning, 7:00 am. See you there!

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We are looking for one person per field/occupation to represent our foundation of commitment to helping each other succeed.

Filled Occupations:

  • Chiropractor
  • Commercial/Farm Insurance
  • CPA
  • Dogwalker / Pet Sitter
  • Financial Planning
  • Handyman
  • Auto and Boat Interior Repair
  • Branding and Marketing Consultant
  • Personal Lines Insurance
  • Realtor
  • Residential Mortgage Lender
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Consultant
  • Web Design and Development Consultant
  • Estate Attorney
  • Comcast Business Sales
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Health Insurance/Medicare/Medicaid
  • Life Insurance

Open Occupations:

  • Automotive Detailing
  • Bakery/Baker
  • Business Attorney
  • Car Dealer/Salesperson
  • Commercial Lender
  • Commercial Realtor
  • Dentist
  • General Contractor
  • IT Consultant-Security
  • Mary Kay Sales Consultant
  • Optometrist
  • Personal Banker
  • Residential Cleaner
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Photographer
  • Landscaper
  • Skilled workers such as an electrician, plumber, HVAC, auto mechanic, etc
  • Anything else not on the filled list!

GRAND Agenda

Tuesdays, 7:00 am

07:00 am

Take some time to say hello to fellow GRAND members and greet visitors.

07:15 am

With Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides a quick rundown of the day’s events and any important announcements.

07:20 am
Member 60 Second Commercials

GRAND Members

GRAND Members’ opportunity to tell us who they are and what they are looking for in a referral.

07:45 AM
Guest 60 Second Commercials

GRAND Guests

GRAND Guests opportunity to tell us who they are, how they found out about GRAND and how they think the group can benefit them.

08:10 am
10 Minute Presentation

GRAND Members

A different GRAND member has the opportunity each week to present more information about themselves and their business.

7:55 aM
Testimonials and Referrals

GRAND Members

A chance for GRAND members to thank other members for closed business, provide testimonials for other members, and report on past and on upcoming one on one opportunities.

8:20 AM
Wrap Up

Energized and ready to have a great week!

Where We Meet


SpartanNash YMCA

5722 Metro Way

Wyoming, MI 49519

Crossroads Conference Center