“Both organizations have been limited for space as we continued to expand our services,” said Joy Gaasch, president of the Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven-Spring Lake-Ferrysburg. “We were all bumping into each other. The opportunity presented itself for the Visitors Bureau to locate at 225 Franklin (Ave.), leaving us with the needed physical space to grow.
Despite the separation, Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Marci Cisneros said the partnership and collaboration between the two organizations is key to the future success of the communities they serve.
“We are all very excited about the next 12 months as we implement our new destination brand marketing initiative, the development of our three- to five-year strategic plan, as well as celebrating our 25-year anniversary,” Cisneros said.
We'll have more on this story in Tuesday's Tribune.