Make sure to look in the discussion forums for news and updates.  The message from the Section Chair is posted there as well.

ASQ1001 in Grand Rapids, Michigan was founded in 1953. It is a community section of the ASQ (formerly known as the American Society for Quality), an global organization that is helping to create better workplaces and communities worldwide.

Our local section provides opportunities to increase Knowledge through education and training, workshops and certification. Networking takes place among more than 400 active members through monthly meetings, LinkedIn, and other professional activities. Members benefit from finding employment postings, volunteering for the section and community events, publishing appropriate professional papers and seeking advancement to Senior and Fellow status in ASQ.

ASQ1001 has proudly lead West Michigan companies into the 21st Century and continues to be the global voice of quality in West Michigan and beyond.

      ASQ Presents!

  • Special speakers, tutorials, networking, dinner buffet
  • Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month September through May
  • Venue: The Bluff Banquet and Conference Center, located at 2035 28th Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
  • Register online at Eventbrite


  • 5:15 - Doors Open / Registration
  • 5:30 - Networking
  • 5:45 - Tutorial
  • 6:00 - Buffet Begins
  • 7:15 - Speaker Main Topic Presentation
  • 8:15 - Closing remarks, Adjourn (approx.)
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Recent Discussions

Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – October 2020

“The secret of CHANGE is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but ...
Kenneth Phillips
Here is the Eventbrite link for the ASQ Presents! meeting tonight.

Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – September 2020
At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.”
Hi Ken,

Is there an Eventbrite sign up for the meeting on Thursday?

Brian Baker
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – July 2020
“Once you choose hope, anything is possible.”
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – June 2020

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – May 2020
Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most ...
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – April 2020
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.  Now is the time to ...
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – March 2020
If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining ...
Juan Loera Juan Loera Mar '20
Thank you Ken for presenting the details regarding the challenges faced in bringing the best possible events to GR ...
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – February 2020
Work like you don't need the money.  Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance ...
Kenneth Phillips
Message from the Chair – January 2020
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
Walt Disney
Happy ...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan section ASQ1001.
ASQ 1001 Grand Rapids Section, PO Box 2324, Grand Rapids, MI 49501, United States