Items Tagged with 'Mike Guswiler'


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

Sports commission builds area’s athletic profile

Art Van Sports Complex, NCAA championships boost tourism economy.

August 21, 2015
With the West Michigan Sports Commission’s inaugural Gridiron Classic this week, the organization’s summer is nearing an end. Read More

WMSC to add new summer sports and new Winter Games

Work on Art Van baseball and softball complex is underway.

March 4, 2013
The West Michigan Sports Commission is adding five more sports to its signature event, the Meijer State Games of Michigan, growing to 36 sports this June. Read More

Sports commission serves as economic catalyst

March 4, 2013
The West Michigan Sports Commission has multi-faceted banner news announcements amidst the first quarter of 2013, but the domino effect in the business sector is especially worthy of note. Read More

Sports Commission support worth its weight in gold

August 13, 2012
Mike Guswiler, executive director of the West Michigan Sports Commission, is likely to have a record number of papers and notes bearing the famed “happy face” signature of former ambassador Peter Secchia, one of the Sports Commission founders. Guswiler recently updated Kent County Commissioners on the returns on the county funding investment of $1 million over five years. Read More

WMSC building ball fields and the countys future

August 10, 2012
It appears everyone is winning — at least, when it involves the West Michigan Sports Commission and its capital campaign to build a 12-field baseball and softball complex in northern Kent County. Read More