Not Your Average Speaker Series: Get a Job? | Events
The Grand Rapids metro area's economy appears to be on the mend, with unemployment hovering near a four-year low. But many parts of the city are still struggling with high unemployment and limited access to good paying jobs. How is the workforce being prepared for jobs of the new economy? Where are some of the bright spots going on in the city?
We'll discuss these issues and more with a panel of people who are working to address them and who are passionate about growing Grand Rapids' economy and opportunities. Panelists include:
Megan Sall, Business Development, The Right Place
Bing Goei, Eastern Floral and International Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Marcus Manders, MiWorks
Andy Johnston, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
As always, the Not Your Average Speaker Series is free and open to the public. Concessions will be available with bar privileges...