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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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Historic Cemeteries of Grand Rapids

There are a lot of great ways to explore Grand Rapids history. You can browse the exhibits at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives, stroll the Heritage…

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Grand Rapids LipDub

You never know what will cause a viral sensation. In 2011, Grand Rapids did it with a large-scale LipDub set to a live version of Don McLean’s epic “American Pie.” The video was filmed on the streets…

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Beginning just a few steps south of downtown's busiest intersection, Heartside encompasses art galleries and retail shops along with leading-edge medical facilities and revered spiritual centers. This…

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Community Insights: What We Heard About Tourism

It’s fair to say that the team at Experience Grand Rapids is passionate about the hospitality and tourism industry. We know it’s a vital economic driver and positively contributes to the quality of…

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