Annual Dinner FAQ

What is the Annual Dinner?

Our Annual Dinner is the highlight of the season! Open to members and their guests only, this signature event is highly anticipated within the community, and this year is no different – with expectations of a full house. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the successful year and bring in a showstopping speaker. Past Annual Dinner speakers have included Bono, Richard Branson, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and George W. Bush. Find out more about the Annual Dinner here.


How many tickets can I purchase for the Annual Dinner?

Economic Club of Grand Rapids Members can purchase up to six tickets total or reserve a table through sponsorship.


What is the cost of a table and what does it include?

Reserved tables will seat up to ten guests (ten tops) and are included in the Sponsorship Packages. Our sponsorship options will be found on our Annual Dinner Sponsorship page.


How can I become an Annual Dinner Sponsor?

Our sponsorship options will be found on our Annual Dinner Sponsorship page.


When will we know who the speaker is?

The speaker is announced along with the date announcement of the Annual Dinner.


What is the dress code for the Annual Dinner?
The recommended attire is black tie.


Where is the event?

DeVos Place | Steelcase Ballroom

303 Monroe Ave NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


When does the event start?

Reception begins at 6:00 pm with the dinner and program promptly starting at 7:00 pm.


How do I receive my tickets?

Your name tag will also serve as your ticket, which will be available for pick up on the day of the event at registration.


Can I cancel my Annual Dinner ticket?

No cancellations but ticket substitutions are permitted.


If you have any further questions, please send us an email at or call us at (616) 454-1883.