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    About Us

    The mission of Experience Grand Rapids is to strengthen the region’s economic vitality and quality of life by marketing Grand Rapids/Kent County as a preferred visitor destination. What does that really mean? It means that we inspire tourism and conventions through short-term promotions, long-term marketing and sales strategies, and a focus on community developments that will impact the visitor experience.

    Experience Grand Rapids is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the area. We are the only community resource devoted to marketing the destination brand by raising visitor awareness of the region’s product – i.e., its appeal as a tourism and convention destination. Our efforts produce millions of dollars in direct and indirect revenues and taxes that uplift the local economy.

    Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador!

    You can help make Grand Rapids an even more enjoyable experience for visitors - and advance your career at the same time!…

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    Partner Information

    Sales leads, referrals and much more - only for Experience GR partners!

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    Sponsorship

    We are thankful for these sponsors!

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    Bring it to GR

    Are you a member of an organization or association? Help us bring the meeting to GR!

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    Join our Team

    Browse the newest job openings at Experience Grand Rapids.

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    EXGR Recognitions

    We're proud of our accomplishments - Check them out!

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    EXGR News Releases

    We're in the news - check out why!

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    Grand Rapids LipDub

    Roger Ebert calls it "the greatest music video ever made" - and it's all about GR!

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    GR Store Online

    Your place to purchase Beer City USA, ArtPrize, LaughFest and other GR gear!

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    The Rapid Exchange

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