Items Tagged with 'Experience Grand Rapids'


Billboards paint Grand Rapids as art city

June 29, 2015
Five local artists have been given the opportunity to celebrate Grand Rapids with billboards that will be featured along Michigan highways this summer. Read More

Grand Rapids sees $206M in spending after 'Pure Michigan' ad

June 8, 2015
The numbers are in, and Grand Rapids’ participation in the statewide “Pure Michigan” campaign is paying off, to the tune of $206 million in incremental spending last year. Read More

Inside Track: A proven leader in destination sales

A salesman since his college days, Tom Bennett loves working head-to-head against cities trying to book a convention.

April 10, 2015
Over the years, Tom Bennett has watched Grand Rapids develop from afar. Read More

Restaurants serve Cool Brews. Hot Eats.

February 12, 2015
Restaurants across the area will soon be pairing dishes with local beers during the two-week event Cool Brews. Hot Eats. Read More

Hotels book record-breaking year

January 30, 2015
Hotels in Kent County reported record-breaking sales in 2014, signaling another year of growth in tourism. Read More

Hospitality industry names WAVE winners

November 17, 2014
Experience Grand Rapids and the Kent County Lodging Association will honor some of the top professionals in the hospitality industry this week. Read More

National transit conference schedules trip

September 25, 2014
Grand Rapids is in line to be a “transit-learning laboratory” for the nation’s top advocates for public transportation. Read More

Restaurant Week heats up

August 14, 2014
The 5th Annual Restaurant Week Grand Rapids kicked off Wednesday night, allowing the public to sample three-course meals for $28 at more than 60 area restaurants. Read More

Grand Cocktail stirs public vote

August 4, 2014
A cocktail-themed tease by Restaurant Week GR is starting on Tuesday. Read More

Convention lights up $919K impact

July 29, 2014
Experience Grand Rapids has booked a national convention that will bring its own aerial entertainment when it comes to town. Read More