Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sports Commission'

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Midwest Tandem Rally powers $614K impact

August 27, 2018
Tandem cyclists from across the country will be cruising through West Michigan this weekend. Read More

Slow-pitch softball tournament throws $200K into economy

August 3, 2018
Softball players from Canada and the U.S. will face off this weekend at the Art Van Sports Complex. Read More

National judo event pulls $782K into economy

July 4, 2018
Downtown is hosting a national judo competition this weekend. Read More

Grand Rapids wins bid for USA Masters Games

June 26, 2018
Another national Olympic-style event is coming to Grand Rapids. Read More

Summer Games hosting Opening Ceremony

June 21, 2018
The Opening Ceremony for an Olympic-style event in West Michigan is Friday. Read More

National weightlifting event pushes $739K into economy

June 12, 2018
Downtown is hosting a national weightlifting event this week. Read More

State Games’ impact expected to hit $4M

Olympic-style event will feature 39 sports at 50 venues in West Michigan.

June 1, 2018
In less than three weeks, the cauldron will be lit, signifying the start of one of the largest sporting events in the state of Michigan. Read More

Grand Rapids hosting lacrosse invitational

May 8, 2018
Although summer is weeks away, thousands of lacrosse fans are expected to swarm Grand Rapids this week. 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

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