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The Greater Lansing area wants you to be healthy and safe while visiting. Our hotels, restaurants and attractions have taken the Greater Lansing Safe Pledge for your health and well being. Please visit our Safe Pledge page for details.

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CTA Newsletter

January 2022


The GLCVB’s Annual Meeting will be held at NCG Cinemas Tuesday, March 1 from 9:00-10:00 am.  All CTAs are invited to attend to hear updates on the tourism industry and congratulate this year’s CTA Star Award recipient and Five Year and Ten Year Pin recipients!  Mark your calendar and stay tuned for further details! 


The Greater Lansing CTA Program is now in its 12th year within the community!  We thank you for continuing to be a part of exceeding expectations for our visitors!  Our industry has withstood a lot of disruption over the past two years and we’re glad the CTA program continues to be valued and beneficial to the community.  We start 2022 with 322 active CTAs and a 66% renewal rate for 2021.  Let’s continue to build the CTA program by encouraging your colleagues to join the program if they have not already.  Thanks again for your support and participation!  We have great things in store for 2022! 


The 2022 Visitor Guide will come out by the end of February and we’re looking forward to sharing some exciting changes to the format of the Guide to make it easier to use and for visitors to find information. Please make sure to stock up your location when they become available.

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I-496 will be closed and detoured starting June 2, 2022 through early November 2022 with detour routes on Malcolm X and St. Joseph beginning at M-99 to the Grand River.  Bridges will also be under construction during 2022.  At this time, the River Trail should not be impacted.  In 2023, traffic will be maintained with one lane in each direction and most of the bridgework will be completed.   We will be keeping in contact with MDOT  

Website: MDOT - I-496 from Lansing Road to the Grand River, Ingham County ( 



Tuesday, February 22 at 2:00 pm.

CTA Virtual Meet Up

We invite you to participate in a CTA Virtual Meet Up to reconnect, share some community updates, and a CTA trivia!


The fourth and seventh people to email Anne Lavender at will win a prize!

The November “What Am I?” picture was a picture of the holiday ornaments in the downtown Lansing traffic circle. Congratulations to Gene Barnhart and Audrey Putman for the correct answer!


The Lansing Lugnuts, High-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, and the Michigan State University Spartans will meet up at Jackson® Field™ on April 6, 2022, resuming the Crosstown Showdown after a two-year hiatus.

The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to bring this exciting certification program to our region. The program strives to inspire and motivate our front-line employees and volunteers to turn every visitor encounter into a positive experience!

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