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Grand Rapids Business Journal's 'The 2013 Newsmakers of the Year' breakfast

Grand Rapids Business Journal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EST)

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Business Journal's 'The 2013 Newsmakers of the...

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General Admission
Advance purchase admission for one. Includes breakfast. All ticket sales are final.
Ended $30.00 $0.00
Reserved table for 8 (limited no. available)
Get 8 tickets for the price of 7, save $30. Includes reserved seating, table signage and breakfast. Once purchased, please submit your 8 attendee names via email to afluegel@geminipub.com. Advanced purchase only. All ticket sales are final.
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Honoree Admission
Complimentary admission. Available only for the 30 individuals being honored as Newsmaker finalists. All other guests must purchase a general admission or reserved table ticket. Honoree tickets are *non-transferrable*.
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Reserved table for 8, including Newsmaker honoree
Includes reserved seating for 8 (one of whom is a Newsmaker honoree), table signage and breakfast. Once purchased, please submit your 8 attendee names via email to afluegel@geminipub.com. Advanced purchase only. All ticket sales are final.
Ended $180.00 $0.00

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Registration and breakfast start at 7:00 a.m.
Stage presentation starts at 8:30 a.m. 

 

All ticket sales are final.

Newsmakers of the Year


On January 29, 2014, the Business Journal will award 10 'Newsmakers' from 30 individual finalists selected by our editorial team. One Newsmaker will then be named GRBJ's 2013 Newsmaker of the Year. 

Here are our 2013 Newsmaker finalists:

Manufacturing
Blake Krueger, Wolverine Worldwide
Joseph Papa, Perrigo
John Sammut, Firstronic

Real Estate and Development
Derek Coppess, 616 Development
Mike VanGessel, Rockford Construction
John Wheeler, Orion Construction

Retail
Dick DeVos, Regional Air Alliance West Michigan/Southwest Airlines
Dennis Eidson, SpartanNash
Dave Engbers/Mike Stevens, Founders Brewing

Health Care
Rick Breon, Spectrum Health
Mike Faas, Metro Health
Kent Riddle, Mary Free Bed

Law
Tom Kyros, Varnum Law
Don LeDuc, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Ric Roane, Warner Norcross and Judd

Technology
Dan Behm, Open Systems Technologies
Aaron Schaap, The Factory
Ryan Vaughn, Varsity News Network

Sports/Arts & Entertainment
Bryan Baar, Elite Baseball/Softball Training
Dan DeVos, Grand Rapids Griffins
Rick DeVos, ArtPrize

Nonprofits/Philanthropy
Elissa Hillary, Local First
Bridget Clark Whitney, Kids’ Food Basket
Wendy Wigger, Gilda’s Club/LaughFest

Government
Brian Harris, Downtown Development Authority
Birgit Klohs, The Right Place
Kara Wood, Economic Development Authority/Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Education
David Eisler, Ferris State University/Kendall College of Art and Design/UICA
Thomas Haas, Grand Valley State University
Robert Landeros, Western Michigan University/Starting Gate


MORE HONORS
The first-ever GRBJ IMPACT AWARD will be presented to Start Garden, selected by our editorial team for 2013 as the organization/project having the greatest long-term economic impact on the region. 

Join us at this all-new breakfast awards and networking event!


Registration and breakfast start at 7:00 a.m.
Stage presentation starts at 8:30 a.m. 

All ticket sales are final.


Sponsored by: 

 Mary Free Bed            Consumers Energy         Custer, Inc.

 
Rockford Construction            SpartanNash         Metro Health


Business Leaders For Michigan            Spectrum Health         KCAD                                                     
                         Cooley Law School     Eastern Alliance Insurance Group


On Twitter:
#grbjnewsmakers

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When & Where



Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EST)


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Grand Rapids Business Journal

The Business Newspaper of Metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan. Published weekly and independently/locally owned, the Business Journal delivers fair and objective reporting that covers every sector of local business. Subscriptions to theBusiness Journal also include the annual Book of Lists, several bonus publications, premium access to grbj.com, Breaking News email alerts and more. Visit us today at GRBJ.com to see whyGrand Rapids Business Journal has been “The one you trust” for 30 years. 

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