The tourism industry is a $1.175 billion industry in Kent County and has a substantial impact on our community. Experience Grand Rapids hosts a variety of annual community events to further promote tourism trends, celebrate economic impact, advance industry knowledge and build collaborations. These events are held in several locations around Kent County and attendees include our 32-member Board of Directors, over 1,500 Certified Tourism Ambassadors, nearly 400 invested partners, elected officials and major community stakeholders. Needless to say, they have fast become premier annual events in Grand Rapids.
Experience Grand Rapids offers a Community Event Sponsorship, which encompasses opportunities for participation in all our community events.
For more information regarding these packages, please contact Jackie Stone, Events Manager at JStone@ExperienceGR.com or (616) 233-3573.