Items Tagged with 'State Games of America'

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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

GRBJ Podcast: Eric Engelbarts of Meijer State Games of Michigan

August 1, 2017
Eric Engelbarts, executive director of Meijer State Games of Michigan, is the featured guest in episode 45 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

State Games of America offers big economic impact

Grand Rapids hosts national Olympic-style competition expected to bring $10 million in visitor spending.

July 28, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A little flexibility earned Grand Rapids the opportunity to bring about $10 million in economic impact this weekend. Read More

Sports commission expects to bring 80 events in 2017

Organization to host State Games of America, with estimated economic impact of $5.6 million.

December 23, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With 2017 rapidly approaching, West Michigan Sports Commission president Mike Guswiler made a confident claim: “It’s going to be a good year.” Read More

Summer Games kick off with eye toward 2017

WMSC is gearing up to host State Games of America next year.

June 19, 2015
As the 2017 State Games of America draw closer, the West Michigan Sports Commission continues to ready itself to host, starting with some changes to this week’s Meijer State Games of Michigan – Summer Games. Read More

West Michigan scores national sports competition

The State Games of America will come to Grand Rapids in 2017.

October 17, 2014
The Meijer State Games of Michigan received a shot in the arm last week. Read More