In this giving season, we take a look at the generous gifts and givers that have helped make Grand Rapids the vibrant...Experience Grand Rapids
December 12, 2018
What's going on in Grand Rapids? A lot. No seriously. Check it out for yourself!
“A Grand Investment” is an ongoing series exploring the business landscape of Grand Rapids. Michigan’s fastest growing metro area and one of the nation’s strongest economies, Grand Rapids is fueled by a creative, collaborative spirit that generates global, national and entrepreneurial investment. This series highlights leading sectors of the local economy and underscores the city’s suitability for innovation-focused meetings.
Grand Rapids has long been a model of sustainability nationwide. Government, business and nonprofit partners have come...Experience Grand Rapids
LendingTree named Grand Rapids the #2 best city for new small businesses. Click here to learn why.
Business Insider named Grand Rapids the #1 place that Millennials are flocking to in the US to get a job, buy a home, and start a life. Click here for the full article.
The Penny Hoarder ranked Grand Rapids #2 out of 25 U.S. Cities That Millennials Can Afford - and Actually Want to Live In. Click here for the full article.
Forbes named Grand Rapids the #1 fastest growing economy in the U.S. based on Headlight Data. Click here to view the full article.
Headlight Data named Grand Rapids the fastest growing large metro economy of 2016. Click here for the full article.
Matador Network named Grand Rapids one of the best college towns in America. Check out the full article here .
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Travelocity and The American Distilling Institute named Grand Rapids #10 by population in their "America’s Top 20 Craft Spirits Tourism Destinations" list. Click here for the full article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 CONTACT: Stephanie Kotschevar, Experience Grand Rapids 616-233-3577, firstname.lastname@example.org WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2017 FOODTREKKING
A blogger from Food Travelist came to Grand Rapids to explore the food scene. Click here to learn about where she went and what she thought of the local grub.
Kelly Rizzo from the blog Eat. Travel. Rock. visited Grand Rapids to explore the food, music, and beer scene. Click here to check out her full post.
Igee Okafur, a fashion and lifestyle blogger, visited Grand Rapids in partnership with Pure Michigan to explore the city. Click here for his list of places to eat and visit in Grand Rapids as well as
Francesca from The Working Mom's Travels visited Grand Rapids with a friend to explore the food scene. Click here for the full blog post.
Yelp named the top 10 breweries in 2017 (so far) in Grand Rapids. Click here for the list.
Liz Della Croce from The Lemon Bowl continued her "What to Eat & How to Burn it Off' series in Grand Rapids. Click here to view her full blog post.
Passport Magazine described "What's New in Grand Rapids, Saugatuck, and Douglas The Gay-Friendly Midwest". Click here for the full article.
Jackie Dodd is the blogger for The Beeroness. She came to Grand Rapids in February 2017 to experience Beer City USA. Click here for the full blog post.
Grand Rapids is the perfect place to explore and enjoy year round, but the city especially shines during the holiday season. We reached out to our social media followers to get their ideas on places
The holidays certainly are the most wonderful time of the year, especially when it comes to planning an activity for the whole family! Grand Rapids has a variety of interesting activities that family
Winter in West Michigan is an amazing time to get outdoors . Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat tire biking are just few of the ways nature lovers connect with their happy
Within the past two years, six galleries have opened in the Grand Rapids area. Each are finding new ways to support their missions and build appreciation for the arts. Learn more about them here:
Grand Rapids is home to numerous distilleries that are focused on producing high-quality distilled liquor blended with superior ingredients, careful technique, and attention to detail. In fact, Grand
Opera Grand Rapids Artistic Director, Maestro James Meena , is bringing international opera stars to the local opera stage. Opera Grand Rapids attendees can experience big-stage talent, without the
“Where should I eat?” “What’s fun to do in Grand Rapids?” “Where do I park?” These questions don’t need to weigh you down when you’re adventuring around Grand Rapids. Each question can be quickly and
When you think of a big city, you may think of how complex the traveling may be, how expensive activities will cost, and how hard it is to get around once you’re there. Grand Rapids is different. The
If you haven’t heard of beacon technology yet, you soon will. The market for the devices is expected to explode in the next six years – growing 80 percent by 2024 . First, a little primer: Beacons are
Meeting planners, is the bottom line hanging over your head when you search for a destination? You might find more budget-friendly options by skipping the popular, first-tier locations and looking at
Grand Rapids has long been a model of sustainability nationwide. Government, business and nonprofit partners have come together to set – and exceed – aggressive sustainability goals, earning the