Startup Grind Grand Rapids presents the 2021 Summer Party, in partnership with Varnum LLP

Aug 19, 2021, 9:30 PM – Aug 20, 2021, 12:30 AM

SOCIAL HOUSE, 25 Ottawa Ave SW, Grand Rapids, 49503

Startup Grind Grand Rapids’ SUMMER PARTY, presented in partnership with Varnum LLP, brings our ecosystem together for a night of connecting, celebrating, and highlighting the talent, organizations, and entrepreneurs that work to make Grand Rapids the city it is today!!

In-person event

About this event

WHAT IS STARTUP GRIND?

Startup Grind is the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators, and creators. We host 1000’s of events, but more than that, Startup Grind is a community. We bring like-minded yet diverse individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build, and belong. We do this daily through our local events, flagship conferences, startup program, and online media + content - collectively reaching over 3.5 million individuals worldwide. Watch our reel.

WHAT IS THE SUMMER PARTY ALL ABOUT?

Startup Grind Grand Rapids’ SUMMER PARTY, presented in partnership with Varnum LLP, brings our ecosystem together for a night of connecting, celebrating, and highlighting the talent, organizations, and entrepreneurs that work to make Grand Rapids the city it is today!!

Globally, Startup Grind chapters throw SUMMER PARTIES to create a space and event that people look forward to each and every year. A space and event where we get together and get re-energized for the next year of hard work, collaboration, and efforts to move our ecosystem forward.

It’s a chance to celebrate each other, reconnect, and be inspired.

WHO ATTENDS?

This event is for all the people that make our entrepreneur ecosystem great:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Investors
  • Innovators
  • Students
  • Creators, makers, inventors
  • Technologists
  • Ecosystem builders
  • Suppliers and vendors that support all the above!

EVENT DETAILS

WHEN: Thursday, August 19th, 2021

WHERE: Social House

RSVP: FREE!!

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY FREE TICKET?

  • DJ, trivia & karaoke by DJames Entertainment 
  • Photo booth by locally-owned Glitter Booth
  • Hosted drinks from Midwest-founded American Vodka, RedBull, and West Michigan's own Oddside Ales
  • Parking vouchers courtesy of Varnum LLP
  • Passed appetizers
  • Inviting inside-outside, locally-owned venue

WANT TO HELP?

We are a 100% volunteer effort and would love the help. Please email Corey Hart @ corey@startupgrind.com

OUR SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSOR - VARNUM LLP

COMMUNITY SPONSOR - PALCO

IN-KIND PARTNER - ODDSIDE ALES

IN-KIND PARTNER - AMERICAN LIQUOR CO.

IN-KIND PARTNER - REDBULL

IN-KIND PARTNER - EXCLUSIVE

IN-KIND PARTNER - MJ NORTON CONSULTING

IN-KIND PARTNER - GROW BUSINESS TODAY 

IN-KIND PARTNER - AVID MARKETING ALLIANCE

WANT TO SPONSOR?

Click here for the Startup Grind Grand Rapids 2021 Summer Party Sponsorship Deck

Check out what happened

When

When

August 19 – 20, 2021
9:30 PM – 12:30 AM UTC

Agenda

Summer party starts!
Summer party moves to Ionia Avenue!!!

Hosts

  • Corey Hart

    Startup Grind Grand Rapids

    Chapter Director

  • Megan Norton

    Startup Grind

    Co-Director

  • Stephanie Scott Kolakowski

    Grow Business Today

    Founder

  • Nikki Meeuwenberg

    Grow Business Today

    Owner/Operations Manager

  • Erika Plunkett

    Grow Business Today

    Director of Social Impact & Corporate Partnerships

  • Christine Morse

    Avid Marketing Alliance

    Founder

Organizers

  • Corey Hart, Startup Grind

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Renee De Haan

    Principal Financial Group

    Chapter Co-director

  • Vanessa Mahoney

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Margaret Periard

    Startup & Venture Capital Intern

  • Whitney Allred

    WhitMarie Media

    Social Media Manager

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

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