The Grand Rapids Late Summer & Fall Festival Hot List

Posted on August 19th, 2019
Just because autumn is approaching and the summer heat will soon break, doesn’t mean festival season is over. Grand Rapids has plenty of festivals and events to attend as summer draws to an end. Here’s a look at a few festivals to add to your schedule during late summer and fall: Source…

5 Things to Check Off Your Summer Bucket List

Posted on July 1st, 2019
Summer is finally here and with it comes farmers’ markets, festivals and lake days. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of ways to get the most out of the summer. Here are five ways to make this summer memorable:
  1. Attend a Summer Festival: Flint & Genesee is booked with fun things to do during

Bike-n-Ride Your Way Into Leelanau County

Posted on July 1st, 2019
Go for a bike ride or head to the beach. Hike the dunes or stroll through a quaint coastal downtown. Here in northern Michigan, the day’s possibilities truly are endless–especially when the sun is shining and the landscape beckons us outside to explore. We want to do it all. It’s true, we ca…

Breweries that Built Beer City: HopCat

Posted on April 3rd, 2019
Now with almost 20 locations throughout the midwest, HopCat started out in downtown Grand Rapids more than a decade ago and has since helped Grand Rapids become Beer City, USA. Now with almost 20 locations throughout the midwest, HopCat started out in downtown Grand Rapids more than a decade ago and…

FGCC and MTA partner to help local employers recruit talent

Posted on April 3rd, 2019
Employers in Flint & Genesee are hiring. So, with help from the Economic Development team at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Mass Transportation Authority, a group of companies are going to where the people are, using an atypical recruitment approach to identify prospec…

Have You Heard About the Traverse Wine Coast?

Posted on April 3rd, 2019
  When you’re in a pretty great place, you tend to drink some pretty great stuff. And here in the land of 40+ wineries and tasting rooms, you know that the vino is no exception. Over the last 15 years the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsula wineries have exploded in popularity, honing global atte…

Event Budgeting 101: Key Steps Every Meeting Planner Should Take

Posted on September 19th, 2018
Whether you are planning your first event or your one thousandth conference, budgeting is something you must get your arms around. There are many variables and if you don’t dedicate constant attention to the details, it can spiral out of control.
Here are seven key fundamentals that can help you k…