Come Meet-Up With Like Minded People at GRAND

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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. GRAND offers many benefits to our members which are vital to success within a networking group.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why would I want to join GRAND?
First, you will plug into a network of almost 30 Grand Rapids area professionals which could benefit yourself and/or your clients.

Second, our members are looking to give you referrals based on what you are specifically looking for.

Third, and perhaps best of all, you will join a team who supports you and your business through round-table discussions, social media engagement, and word-of-mouth recommendations.

Can multiple people in the same occupation join GRAND?
No, the group is designed to allow one person per occupation to reflect our level of commitment to ensure a low level of competition in your field.
What is the cost to join GRAND?
The annual membership fee is $300.
How is my membership fee used?
Unlike other networking groups, we use our member fees toward our meeting room rental, member events, and public networking events. Remaining funds are donated to various causes voted on by the group.
When do you meet?

We meet every* Tuesday, 7:00 am at the SpartanNash YMCA in Wyoming, MI.

*Some exceptions do apply around national holidays.

About Our Meetup

You can find an application to visit GRAND on We are looking for one person per field/occupation to represent our foundation of commitment. Please feel free to click “Join Us” and send in your profile. If we have an active member in the same field, we’ll be happy to put you on our waiting list.

Where We Meet


SpartanNash YMCA

5722 Metro Way

Wyoming, MI 49519

Crossroads Conference Center