Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sports Commission'

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Sports commission contributes $145M to local economy

Sports tourism is a nearly recession-proof industry.

January 30, 2015
Youth and amateur sports can fly under the radar, but the West Michigan Sports Commission has grabbed it by the horns and made it a major part of the West Michigan economy. Read More

Sports commission names athletes of the year

January 20, 2015
A regional sports nonprofit has named its male and female athletes of the year. Read More

University casts Quidditch championship

November 6, 2014
Students from across the Midwest are descending on a university this weekend to compete in the sport first played in the magical world of “Harry Potter.” Read More

Commission wins bid for State Games of America

October 14, 2014
A regional nonprofit sports commission has reached one of its goals. Read More

Beer regatta flows into Grand River

August 12, 2014
Grand Rapids hosts the first national rowing event ever in Michigan that will mix with one of the city’s proudest industries beginning Thursday at Riverside Park. Read More

Sports complex forecasts $20M economic impact

August 1, 2014
Six years of work is done, and now it’s time to play ball. Read More

Olympic-style festival gets underway this week

June 13, 2014
Summer has freshly arrived, and with the change in seasons comes the Meijer State Games of Michigan Summer Games. Read More

Sports commission submits bid to host State Games of America

June 2, 2014
With the first four years of the Meijer State Games of Michigan a growing success, the West Michigan Sports Commission is looking to go national. Read More

Street Talk: Make room for the next generation of women leaders

Having a ball.

May 30, 2014
Save the date: Oct. 1, 2015. Read More

Michigan’s first Winter Games on tap next week

At least 2,000 athletes are expected to arrive in Grand Rapids.

January 31, 2014
A week after the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, more than 2,000 athletes will come to Grand Rapids from across Michigan for the Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games. Read More