In a region where global corporations were among the first to advance design thinking, the iterative, human-centered...Experience Grand Rapids
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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.
West Michigan farmers and food processors have created a $1.5 billion agri-food industry, propelling the region to the...Experience Grand Rapids
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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.
It’s almost as if the city of Grand Rapids was designed with runners in mind; Grand Rapids and surrounding areas are home to dozens of running groups and events . It’s no secret that Grand Rapids is
The first time I tried stand up paddle boarding (SUPing), it came without instruction. I rented a paddleboard from the resort where we were vacationing and figured, “How hard can it be?” The answer,
Frozen yogurt - commonly referred to as “froyo” - is a foodie trend with staying power. Frozen yogurt is made with less heavy cream than ice cream and can even be dairy-free, which is why many tout
It’s the ideal summer night: a picnic on the lawn with local food and beverage and great music. In Grand Rapids, outdoor summer concerts that allow you to bring your own picnic is a well-loved
This summer, you can blast off into outer space by taking a trip to downtown Grand Rapids! While our city may be more than 200,000 miles from the Moon, you and your family can experience space travel
If downtown is the heart of the city; neighborhoods are the soul. Grand Rapids’ Uptown neighborhood features community-centric restaurants with a flair for innovative cuisine and cultural fusion. The
If you love the sand, sun, and shore, West Michigan is the place for you. With 300 miles of gorgeous shoreline, lucky visitors and residents have quick access to a number of beaches that dot the
West Michigan farmers and food processors have created a $1.5 billion agri-food industry, propelling the region to the top 25 percent of similar regions nationwide. Learn how abundant fresh water, a
One of the best things about living – and recreating – in West Michigan is spring. And summer. And fall. Winter, too! Michigan’s four distinct seasons mean outdoor enthusiasts are never bored. From
Off-site meetings can be game-changers, and, if you get creative with the location, they can be combined with a lot of effective team building – or just plain fun. Ever been tomahawk bowling with your