Items Tagged with 'Experience Grand Rapids'

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Bigger cities challenge Grand Rapids’ convention market

Experience GR CEO says Gerald R. Ford Airport improvements help promote city.

July 20, 2018
Conventions have contributed to the Grand Rapids economy year-round, but competition from nearby cities continues to be a challenge. Read More

Restaurant Week GR serving up specials

July 18, 2018
More than 70 restaurants are ready to participate in Restaurant Week GR. Read More

ArtPrize shift causes marketing disruption

Experience Grand Rapids to adjust strategy with art organization’s debut of Project 1 in 2019.

June 29, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids will have to change its marketing strategy thanks to the new biennial ArtPrize structure. Read More

Cider Week GR kicking off

May 9, 2018
An international hard cider competition is taking place in Grand Rapids during Cider Week GR. Read More

ArtPrize’s worth goes far beyond the art

April 20, 2018
The Business Journal has opined a few times in the last nine years that the thrill of ArtPrize would be short(er) lived without community support of the cash kind. Read More

Inside Track: A passion for sports

For 10 years, West Michigan Sports Commission president has helped region become a go-to destination for youth, amateur sports.

March 16, 2018
For Mike Guswiler, the 2018 Winter Olympics brought back memories. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids launches Beer City Brewsader app

March 12, 2018
There’s a new mobile app dedicated to the Grand Rapids beer scene. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids appoints director of events

February 26, 2018
The marketing arm for Kent County has named its new director of events. Read More

Record attendance drives hotel revenue

Rise in daily room rates, entertainment options attributed to number of hotel rooms booked.

February 16, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kent County’s hotel revenue saw an increase of 6.8 percent in 2017. The percentage growth has not been as large as in past years, but the record revenue of nearly $211 million can be attributed to several factors. Read More

Further analysis needed for large hotel development

February 16, 2018
The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More