Monday, November 6
Celebration! Cinema North
2121 Celebration Drive Northeast
Grand Rapids, MI
Price: $20 for Local First Members; $30 for non-members
Earlier this year, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss announced Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big as the 2017 Mayor’s Book of the Year. Small Giants takes a look at 14 businesses that have made a conscious decision to invest deeper in their communities.
Local First, Mercantile Bank and Celebration! Cinema are excited to bring the book's author, Bo Burlingham to speak at the annual ‘Art of Celebrated Service’ event. Hear how local businesses and community members can (and do) create a positive social and environmental impact and join the conversation that will keep our community and economy vibrant and resilient.
Bo Burlingham is a regular contributor to Forbes and the former executive editor of Inc. Magazine. He writes about the value of entrpreneurship and has authored and co-authored numerous books in addition to Small Giants including The Great Game of Business, A Stake in the Outcome, Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies On Top, and The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up.