Sports Commission finds success in attracting amateur competitions

By Jane C. Simons | MiBiz

Growing the region’s economy through sports-focused tourism has paid off for the West Michigan Sports Commission despite the less-than-perfect timing.

The organization began operating in 2007, just before the United States entered into the worst recession since the Great Depression. It was formed through a public-private partnership led by Grand Rapids businessman Peter Secchia to capture a portion of the estimated $10 billion national youth and amateur sports market for West Michigan.

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West Michigan Sports Commission

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan

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