Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sports Commission'


College hosts national track and field championships

July 11, 2016
More than 1,000 of the nation’s best track and field athletes are expected to create a $1.1-million economic impact on the area this week. Read More

Sports commission scores disc golf world championships

April 22, 2016
West Michigan has won a bid to host some of the best professional disc golfers in the world. Read More

Session sets table for sports tourism

April 15, 2016
As the amateur and youth sports industry continues to grow, so does the role Grand Rapids plays in hosting dozens of events each year. Read More

WMSC prepares to strut its stuff as host of national symposium

April 1, 2016
As a relatively young organization, the West Michigan Sports Commission will get a nice feather in its cap this week when 1,000 peers — and potential clients — visit downtown. Read More

Soccer club kicks around $8M tournament complex

The 80 acres would feature contiguous fields and add to area’s sports infrastructure.

February 19, 2016
Derek Dufendach and his soccer training company, River City FC, are trying to bring an $8 million, 80-acre soccer complex to West Michigan. Read More

Sports commission hosts Kirk Gibson for fundraiser

February 9, 2016
A Detroit Tigers legend will headline a Grand Rapids event this spring. Read More

Sports commission names athletes of the year

February 8, 2016
A regional sports nonprofit has awarded its top annual honors. Read More

Commission kicks off Winter Games

January 29, 2016
An annual sporting event could contribute more than $500,000 to the local economy in the next month. Read More

Sports commission reports $39M impact

January 28, 2016
Sports are bringing more people and money to the region. Read More

Sports complex scores $3M impact in inaugural season

October 12, 2015
The first season is complete at a baseball and softball complex in the area, and its economic impact has been recorded. Read More