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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

September 2022


We have over 400 CTAs in our community!!! Let’s keep that number growing as we begin renewal for 2023! The early bird deadline for renewal is October 31 and the price is $10. The prices increase on November 1 to $20 and the final deadline for renewal is December 31.

The process is quick and easy so let’s renew today! You can even renew easily on your smartphone as the CTA site is responsive!

How to Record Your Points

1. Go to CTA Network website

2. Login using your username & password

3. Go to "Record Points/Points Bank"

4. Click ”ADD POINTS below to start a new entry.”

There are four sections where you can record points.

Visiting Attractions — 10 points each

Attending CTA Networking Events/Activities — 5 points each

Reading – 5 points each

Volunteering — 5 points each

Add a quick description and the date of the activity then choose “Submit”.

After reporting 50 points or more, the SUBMIT FEES button will become active and will lead you to the payment process to remit payment.

If you need help with your username and/or password contact Melissa Nay at

Let us know if you have any questions! THANK YOU!!!




Volunteers can sign up to help assist with the NCAA DIII Men’s and Women’s Cross Country National Preview Meet on Saturday, October 1 at Forest Akers Golf Course. The GLSA is looking for people to sign up to help as course marshals, assist with parking, packet pick-up, and assistance at the start and finish line.  

Volunteers will have a front-row seat to the action and will be provided access to the hospitality tent. Thank you in advance, we truly appreciate each and every one of you! 

Learn more and Sign Up to Volunteer


Greater Lansing Brewers has another fun month of beers with the September Beer Trail! Purchase a beer from each participating brewery by the end of September 2022, get a Das Boot mug



Find job openings with hotels, restaurants, attractions, event venues, and more in Greater Lansing! 

In order to raise awareness of the many rewarding careers in the hospitality and tourism industry, the Greater Lansing CVB is partnering with community stakeholders and building connections with local education institutions to help connect job seekers with open hospitality positions in the region. 

Together we can continue to make Greater Lansing an incredible destination.

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The August “What Am I?” picture was the Austin Blair Statue. Congratulations to Tom Bolt and Hans Christian Schmid for the correct answer!

For September, the 2nd and 5th people to email Anne Lavender at will win a prize!


The exterior entrance of the brand new Heritage Hall is faced with sandstone from the same quarry where the Michigan State Capitol building’s stone was sourced in the 1870s.


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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