Items Tagged with 'Doug Small'
Doug Small — the president and CEO of Experience Grand Rapids — is the featured guest in episode 20 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More
Business Journal reporting on the very good news of consecutive years of hotel occupancy increases — with the additional 800 rooms added by new hotel construction during the past 18 months — begs new discussion and new possibilities directly impacting current thinking and planning, especially related to Calder Plaza, its environs and its refurbishment. Read More
Tourism, conferences, room rates, occupancy setting records.
When Experience Grand Rapids President Doug Small came before county commissioners last week to update them on how his organization did last year, he immediately got their attention. Read More
Convention center posts its best-ever seven-month fiscal mark.
Following on the heels of a record-breaking revenue year of $127 million for hotels in the county last year, Experience Grand Rapids President Doug Small reported the momentum carried over into the first month of the new year. Read More
Three-year agreement comes at a time when hospitality revenue is expected to rise even more.
Experience Grand Rapids President Doug Small said he was grateful that Kent County recently approved a new three-year contract with his organization, and he saw that decision as a vote of confidence in what the destination marketer has accomplished over the previous three years. Read More