Items Tagged with 'Mike Guswiler'


Jack Nicklaus to speak at West Michigan Sports Commission fundraiser

March 18, 2020
A national golf champion will be coming to Grand Rapids. Read More

Sports commission reaps record tourism numbers

Almost 100 events generated more than $54M in estimated direct visitor spending.

March 13, 2020
The West Michigan Sports Commission had a record-breaking year in 2019. Read More

Sports commission hosting first esports tournament

January 30, 2020
“League of Legends” is the game of choice for the inaugural Grand Rapids Rift Clash tournament. Read More

Sports commission opens downtown HQ

January 23, 2020
The West Michigan Sports Commission has relocated to a new office at 300 Ottawa Ave. NW. Read More

Sports organization hires national sales manager

January 20, 2020
A local nonprofit added a new member to its staff. 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

Street Talk: Taxes out of thin air

Good sport.

June 7, 2019
Last year, Kent County Treasurer Ken Parrish negotiated with Airbnb to begin collecting the same lodging excise tax that is paid on regular hotel rooms. 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

Sports tourism revenue reaches new heights

Visitor spending pumped $61.1 million into West Michigan economy last year, according to sports commission.

January 26, 2018
Revenues from sports tourism have soared, creating a ripple effect on the West Michigan economy. Read More

Pro soccer impressed by Grand Rapids market

USL officials term on-site visit an ‘awesome’ experience.

June 9, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids “checked all the boxes” as a possible market for a team in the United Soccer League’s new Division III league, according to an official who recently visited the city. Read More