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Welcome Center at Grand Rapids Art Museum gets reinvented

by (GoSite)

Submitted 12-13-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Looking for fun things to do and see in Grand Rapids?  Are you a visitor, a new resident, or perhaps a local looking to discover something new? Whichever describes you, planning your Grand Rapids experience now begins at the Grand Rapids Art...

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GoSite expanding its outreach with mobile welcome carts at local events

by (GoSite)

Submitted 03-15-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

A year into any experiment and one tends to learn a thing or two. Having opened its doors April 4 of last year, what has the informations and welcome center for West Michigan, the GoSite, learned? Among many things, that its “doors” are...

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Exploring Greater Grand Rapids: Experiences as a GoSite Guide

by (GoSite)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Brett Townsend, GoSite Guide Most everybody who's explored a new area has likely experienced the fluttering emotions of excitement and bewilderment that can accompany new terrain. “…Where do I start?” a recent...

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GoSite celebrates Grand Opening

by (GoSite)

Submitted 04-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite Information Sharing Space, a 21st century welcome center for locals and tourists alike, celebrated its official ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, followed by an all day Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The...

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Exploring Grand Rapids

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under NEWS

Friendly faces, quick directions, a brief history lesson and food recommendations are walking around downtown Grand Rapids these days. Uniformed Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs) are stationed to help visitors and locals alike explore GR....

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GOSite Pop Up introductory site open to public

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-26-2014 under NEWS

The GOSite is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until September 13. The information center located at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is currently gleaning public insight as to how GOSite will continue to develop.  GOSite is staffed...

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GoSite "Pop Up" to offer opportunity for public participation in design process

by (GoSite)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

While the past year in the development of the GoSite has been filled with community meetings, extensive research, surveys, advisory meetings, fundraising and design planning, the organizers think there’s one more key ingredient that needs to...

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Experience Grand Rapids' new program seeks to reach out to visitors

by (valeriegreer)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, has annual success from ArtPrize and has been crowned “Beer City USA” of 2013. These achievements bring more visitors and tourists.  Experience Grand Rapids (ExperienceGR), a...

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Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Open applications are currently being accepted for citizens interested in being a Certified Tourism Ambassador. The first public class to become a Certified Tourism Ambassodors (CTA) will occur this August 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the...

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GRAM GoSite wants your input

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

The previous café space of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, centrally located at the doorstep of one of the city's most iconic parks, will soon function as a 21st Century hub of information, welcoming visitors and locals alike to gather downtown and...

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