What is GRBJ’s 40 Under 40 party?

Hundreds are nominated, only the best of the best are recognized. These annual awards celebrate 40 individuals making a difference in West Michigan. Since 2002 the Grand Rapids Business Journal has recognized over 600 dynamic young professionals who have achieved personal success and made significant civic contributions to our community.

Who attends GRBJ’s 40 Under 40 party and what should I expect?

This high-profile event is attended by hundreds of corporate, business, community and government leaders each year in a unique and fun celebratory setting. This year’s #grbj40under40 Honorees will be sharing their #40secondstories. Will you be there to hear them? Your ticket includes heavy appetizers, drinks and entertainment.*This event is 21 and over only.*

Event Timeline:

4:30 – 5:30pm | Honoree Happy Hour

5:00pm | Public Registration, Networking, Food & Drink

6:45pm | Program Begins

8:00pm | Program Ends

Please join GRBJ and our sponsors as we celebrate the exceptional achievements of the 2021 award honorees for their outstanding business success, entrepreneurial leadership, and community service.


Public | $75

Guests must be 21+ to attend this event

Refund Policy

No refunds.



Date & Time

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT


GLC Live at 20 Monroe | 11 Ottawa Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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