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Commission suspends Van Andel Arena's liquor license

October 15, 2019
Van Andel Arena’s liquor license has been temporarily suspended. Read More

SMG eyes upgrades for venues

CAA board to vote in June on $4.56M in updates for DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena.

April 19, 2019
Upgrades costing an estimated $4.56 million have been proposed for DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena in 2020. Read More

DeVos Place, Performance Hall combine for record-breaking year

Van Andel Arena, on the other hand, saw declining revenue and attendance in fiscal year 2018.

January 18, 2019
SMG-managed DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are in record-setting territory. Read More

CAA taking steps on $180M hotel and amphitheater projects

January 11, 2019
The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority is continuing to explore two major projects totaling an estimated $180 million. Read More

Venues, individuals heighten security measures

National shootings, home invasions cause re-evaluation of safety protocols.

October 5, 2018
Local venues are taking security measures seriously. Read More

SMG appoints director of facilities

September 7, 2018
SMG has promoted a long-time employee to manage its Grand Rapids facilities. Read More

Downtown venue is going smoke-free

August 31, 2018
A major venue in downtown Grand Rapids will soon be completely smoke-free. Read More

Concert venues ramp up green practices

Management tunes in guest feedback alongside citywide, countywide sustainability goals.

July 20, 2018
Grand Rapids concert venues are getting in a groove with sustainability this summer. Read More

MacKeigan named 40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumnus

SMG regional manager oversaw record-setting ticket sales for national concert tours.

July 13, 2018
Rich MacKeigan has a big role in Grand Rapids. Read More

DeVos Place, arena income trends upward

Convention center, in particular, sees positive operating income past two years after three years of negative income.

March 2, 2018
Business at DeVos Place and the Van Andel Arena has done well over the past two years, compared to its performance historically. Read More