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Dutch Heritage

Large numbers of Dutch farmers began immigrating to America in the early 19th century, driven by high taxes and low wages. Many settled in the Midwest, especially West Michigan. A wave of Calvinist…

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Interview with Experience Grand Rapids' CEO

Experience Grand Rapids makes a big impact on the economy and quality of life in West Michigan thanks to the talents and dedication of our diverse employees. From the leadership of our CEO to the…

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New Video Expands Meeting Sales Toolkit

The Experience Grand Rapids sales team utilizes many methods to convince meeting planners to book their events here, including tradeshow appearances, one-on-one interactions and personal tours of the…

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Relocating to Grand Rapids

Thinking about relocating to Grand Rapids? Smart move – Grand Rapids has been ranked one of the best places in the U.S. to live, retire, raise a family, get a job and buy a home. Our economy is…

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West Michigan Sports Commission

Sports groups get an extra edge when they meet in Grand Rapids – the assistance of the West Michigan Sports Commission. The mission of the West Michigan Sports Commission is to foster economic…

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The Downtown Market: Something for every taste

Grand Rapids boasts a number of attractions that are must-see for visitors, including Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, John Ball Zoo, the Grand Rapids…

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