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!
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By Howard Meyerson Autumn color is always a spectacle in Kent County. The countryside – with its hills and valleys – becomes a living canvas splashed with color. It’s a great time to get out on area r...more