Lansing Articles

Amanda ToyLANSING, Mich. – The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce associate director of sales Amanda Toy was recently named Supplier of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) at their annual awards ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel in Lansing. Nominated for the award by a fellow chapter member, Toy was ultimately chosen for the honor by a full vote of chapter membership.

LANSING, Mich. – The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded re-accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). The GLCVB is the first CVB in Michigan to successfully renew this esteemed designation. DMAP is an international accreditation program developed by the Washington, D.C. based Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). In retaining the DMAP accreditation, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) communicate to their community, buyers and potential visitors that their DMO has attained the highest possible measure of excellence.

LANSING, Mich.—The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA), Twistars USA Gymnastics Club and the Summit Sports and Ice Complex are pleased to announce that USA Gymnastics has selected Greater Lansing, Michigan as a site for one of its three Women’s Junior Olympic Championship events, the 2017 Junior Olympic Level 9 Eastern Championships. Slated for April 28-30 the event will encompass four regions bringing nearly 500 athletes to the community for three days of top competition.

 LANSING, Mich. – The Team Lansing Foundation, along with the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) and the Tourism Ambassador Institute (TAI), are pleased to announce Malinda Barr, 2015 Greater Lansing Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year, has been selected as the 2016 International CTA of the Year

LANSING, Mich. - The Team Lansing Foundation, along with the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB), is pleased to recognize Malinda Barr, CTA, Director of Sales with the Staybridge Suites Hotel Lansing/Okemos, as the 2015 Greater Lansing Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year. Barr was honored at the fifth annual Greater Lansing Certified Tourism Ambassador Star Awards on December 8th at the View at Cooley Law School Stadium.