Signature Chamber Events
Featured High-Profile Speakers
The Chamber has been very fortunate and has become known for our high-profile speaker events, such as Bill Ford, Jr., Ken Holland and Ken Daniels with the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment's Tom Wilson, Governors Rick Snyder and Gretchen Whitmer, Presidential Candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Fox 2 Detroit’s Roop Raj and Huel Perkins.
Leadership & Awards Celebration & Westland Awards Celebration
Two award celebrations will be held to present awards to the businesses and people that make our communities great at the beginning of the year.
Livonia State of the City Address
An event where the Mayor of Livonia reviews the past year, and discusses future plans for the city of Livonia, the State of the City takes place every March. The event is one of the Chamber’s largest annual events that attracted more than 500 people last year. This very popular annual event offers an opportunity to meet city officials, community leaders and fellow Chamber members.
Livonia Home Improvement Show
Some 50+ exhibitors, including carpenters, plumbers, roof and window installers, concrete experts, and landscaping consultants, are featured at the Chamber’s annual Livonia Home Improvement Show in March at the Jack E. Kirksey Recreation Center. This show, free to consumers, has continued to grow each year in participation and attendance.
Annual Chamber Golf Outings
Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy a round of golf at the two golf outings (one in May, the other in July), fun golf-themed games on every hole, networking with fellow members and community leaders. For companies looking to showcase their business, many sponsorship opportunities are available as well as volunteer opportunities.
Western Wayne Business Leadership Banquet
The Chamber leads this influential annual program that features a unique gathering of political and business leaders from 18 communities across western Wayne County. With a partnership involving several neighboring chambers and the municipal support group, the Conference of Western Wayne, the Chamber coordinates the banquet to encourage affluent networking and promote the attributes of the region that encompasses the I-275 corridor, around Metro Airport, and into Dearborn.
Member Appreciation Reception
The Chamber’s Annual Member Appreciation Reception in November is one of the Chamber's largest annual events. Some 300 business people join us every year at this popular event as we honor ALL members, longstanding and new!
Taste Fest: Westland’s Premier Holiday Charity Event
Join the Chamber and Rotary Club of Westland for this festive event every first Tuesday in December. With delicious tastes from restaurants in the region, live music, raffles and more! Proceeds from this community event goes back into the community.
Night of Lights at Greenmead Historical Village
The Chamber, in partnership with Livonia Parks and Recreation, hosts three weekends of lights and holiday fun at Livonia’s historic Greenmead Village. This walking event has visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, fun holiday-themed characters, live music, holiday shop and more!