Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sports Commission'


Sports tournaments generating $3.3M impact

August 9, 2019
Four national sports tournaments are expected to make a significant economic impact on Grand Rapids. Read More

Task force aims to get more women in sports

WMU, GVSU athletic directors among members of committee.

July 5, 2019
The state of Michigan is committed to providing more opportunities for girls and women in sports. Read More

WMSC knocks it out of park

Organization hosted 88 separate sports competitions in West Michigan.

February 8, 2019
Last year was one for the record books for the West Michigan Sports Commission. Read More

Hotels earn record revenue

Leisure travel, convention and sports group attendance, healthy economy among reasons cited for increase.

February 8, 2019
Kent County hotels hosted a record-breaking number of people for the ninth consecutive year. Read More

West Michigan Sports Commission elects board officers and members

December 31, 2018
The West Michigan Sports Commission will begin the new year with some new faces. Read More

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