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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

Downtown venues earn world-class rankings

February 15, 2018
A pair of downtown venues rank among the top entertainment facilities in the world. Read More

CAA extends management contract for downtown venues

December 11, 2017
The management company contract for Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place has been extended. Read More

Downtown venues break revenue records

August 30, 2017
A trio of downtown entertainment venues set new combined financial performance records during fiscal year 2017. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Richard MacKeigan of SMG and Darius Quinn of Convention Arena Authority

February 28, 2017
Richard MacKeigan — general manager of SMG Grand Rapids — and Darius Quinn — chair of the Convention Arena Authority's Community Inclusion Group — are the featured guests in episode 23 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Downtown venues rank among tops in world

February 1, 2017
A pair of downtown venues rank among the tops in the world and U.S. for ticket sales in 2016. Read More

Arena and DeVos Place on solid footing

Van Andel’s revenue covers operating losses at convention center for CAA.

December 16, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Van Andel Arena’s 20th anniversary celebration has put the Convention and Arena Authority in a good place. Read More

Magazine names venue execs award finalists

October 31, 2016
Four executives from a pair of downtown venues have been named finalists for industry awards. Read More

Entertainment vet garners top honors

October 26, 2016
A Grand Rapids entertainment venue’s manager is one of the industry’s “elite.” Read More