Part arts festival, part social experiment - decided solely on a public vote. Sept. 24 through Oct. 12, 2014. ...more
Lonely Planet named Grand Rapids and the Lake Michigan Gold Coast the #1 place to visit in 2014! ...more
Grab your friends, sisters, mother or daughter and escape for a girls-only weekend in Grand Rapids! ...more
Experience Grand Rapids where guys can be guys. Enjoy beer and the great outdoors! ...more
Manage communication between local media, meetings/trade publications, Grand Rapids community, Experience Grand Rapids and key stakeholders to convey the impact of tourism and its importance to the local economy. Manage Experience Grand Rapids community & media events and sponsorships. Innovate new ways to increase awareness of Experience Grand Rapids.
Bachelor of Arts- Advertising & Public Relations, Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) June 2013, Public Relations, Event Planning, Project Management, Advertising, Marketing.
West Michigan Public Relations Society (WMPRSA), Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN)
I love the entire scene of the area- from farm-to-fork food to craft beer to community collaborations such as LaughFest to entrepreneurial ideas such as ArtPrize, Grand Rapids is truly an exciting place to be and call home.
Summer- I spend many weekends at the beach in Grand Haven.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park- this venue has breathtaking views, multiple event spaces to choose from and the staff is great to work with.
Anna's House- Red velvet pancakes, enough said!
Chock-full of information to help you plan your trip... more
Everyone knows that summer flies by, so make sure you make it count. Move the eating, drinking and being merry to a patio near you! Recently, the Michigan laws regarding patio construction have been...more