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If you're returning to West Michigan for the Thanksgiving holiday, there's one event you can't miss. On November 27st, 2019, several area companies and non-profit organizations are coming together to show attendees why it's time to take another look at West Michigan. Rediscover opportunities in the Mitten State by connecting with local employers and former residents.

ReThink West Michigan is a casual, professional networking event. At this event, several West Michigan companies, with current career opportunities, will share some of the exciting initiatives and projects happening in the region.

The Right Place, Inc. and Hello West Michigan established ReThink West Michigan in Grand Rapids in 2012. It has become our signature event every Thanksgiving Eve welcoming hundreds of former Michiganders home for the holiday.

This year's event will be held in multiple locations, including:

Hastings - Walldorff Brewpub & Bistro
Grand Rapids - Eve at The B.O.B.
Ludington - Ludington Bay Brewing Company
Muskegon - The Block (above Unruly Brewing)
Oceana - Double JJ Resort
Fremont - Lakes 23 Restaurant and Pub

The benefits of attending:
- One-on-One facetime with company recruiters in a casual environment.
- Connect with like-minded professionals that work in many different industries from around the country.
- Community Ambassadors will be on-hand to answer any relocation questions you have.
- Local school district representatives will available for questions.
- Free drinks, appetizers, and prizes. Need we say more?

What to bring:
- Business cards
- Your elevator speech
- A friend (optional)
- A firm handshake

ReThink West Michigan