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Posts from May 2017

The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce its sports division, the Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA), celebrated its 10-year anniversary at an event Tuesday, May 16th at the Demmer Shooting Sports Education & Training Center in East Lansing. The purpose of the event was to celebrate that for over a decade, the GLSA and its unique brand have been the leading voice for marketing the region as a sports destination and bringing together local sports entities to grow athletic events as well as the regional sports culture.

Being a part of the Big Ten Conference is more than just a point of pride for the Greater Lansing, Michigan area. It makes this area a great choice for athletic tournaments and events of every kind. From track and field to baseball, softball, hockey, gymnastics and more, sports of literally every kind can be hosted here and many are right on the campus of Michigan State University. Whether it has been the Special Olympics, World Dwarf Games or any number of state high school tournaments over the years, the GLSA has successfully worked alongside MSU Athletics to host hundreds of successful tournaments. What I’m saying is we’ve got something special going on – and you can get in on it. Why should those planning athletic events consider a Big Ten City as a host community? Here's the top five reasons why: