Items Tagged with 'SMG'


Downtown venues break revenue records

August 30, 2017
A trio of downtown entertainment venues set new combined financial performance records during fiscal year 2017. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Richard MacKeigan of SMG and Darius Quinn of Convention Arena Authority

February 28, 2017
Richard MacKeigan — general manager of SMG Grand Rapids — and Darius Quinn — chair of the Convention Arena Authority's Community Inclusion Group — are the featured guests in episode 23 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Downtown venues rank among tops in world

February 1, 2017
A pair of downtown venues rank among the tops in the world and U.S. for ticket sales in 2016. Read More

Arena and DeVos Place on solid footing

Van Andel’s revenue covers operating losses at convention center for CAA.

December 16, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Van Andel Arena’s 20th anniversary celebration has put the Convention and Arena Authority in a good place. Read More

Magazine names venue execs award finalists

October 31, 2016
Four executives from a pair of downtown venues have been named finalists for industry awards. Read More

Entertainment vet garners top honors

October 26, 2016
A Grand Rapids entertainment venue’s manager is one of the industry’s “elite.” Read More

SMG names director of marketing

October 14, 2016
A new director of marketing has been hired for the SMG-managed Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall. Read More

Executive named for downtown venues

July 6, 2016
There’s a new assistant general manager for a trio of venues downtown. Read More

Change Ups: Ike receives WGVU Engage award

November 28, 2014
Lynne Ike is the recipient of the 2014 WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Award. Read More

Theater ranks as 'top' global venue

January 21, 2014
Grand Rapids is home to one of the busiest theaters in the world. Read More