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Sports Commission Launches Strategic Plan and New Website to Begin 2018

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO., JAN. 9, 2018 Heading into its fifth year since its inception, the Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission (GGJSC) recently completed a strategic planning process outlining core objectives for the organization’s next five years. Phoenix-based consulting firm, Huddle [...]

Sports Commission Launches Strategic Plan and New Website to Begin 2018 2018-01-10T02:36:49+00:00

Grand Valley tourism industry receives $50,000 in grants

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- The Grand Valley’s tourism industry will receive $50,000 in the form of two grants announced Thursday. Visit Grand Junction got $25,000 for their Outdoor Capital of Colorado campaign. It's a new campaign designed with the Grand Junction [...]

Grand Valley tourism industry receives $50,000 in grants 2017-11-17T21:31:14+00:00

Campaign to promote Grand Valley as outdoor capital of Colorado

A $25,000 grant will help fund a campaign to promote the Grand Valley as a destination not only for outdoor recreation, but also outdoor recreation businesses. Visit Grand Junction has joined with the Grand Junction Economic Partnership and Greater Grand [...]

Campaign to promote Grand Valley as outdoor capital of Colorado 2017-11-16T21:29:40+00:00

Groups promote valley as ‘Outdoor Capital of Colorado’

A collaboration between three Grand Junction entities hopes to brand the Grand Valley as the "Outdoor Capital of Colorado," and a newly awarded grant from the Colorado Tourism Office will play a large role. The Colorado Tourism Office announced Wednesday [...]

Groups promote valley as ‘Outdoor Capital of Colorado’ 2017-11-15T21:28:14+00:00

Visit Grand Junction Receives $25,000 Colorado Tourism Office Marketing Matching Grant, Partnership with Grand Junction Economic Partnership and Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (November 15, 2017) ― Visit Grand Junction is an honored recipient of a Colorado Tourism Office Marketing Matching Grant for 2018. In true collaborative spirit, this grant is in equal partnership between Visit Grand Junction, the Greater [...]

Visit Grand Junction Receives $25,000 Colorado Tourism Office Marketing Matching Grant, Partnership with Grand Junction Economic Partnership and Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission 2017-11-15T16:45:37+00:00

Rim Rock runner seeks fifth consecutive win

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO., NOV. 1, 2017 — Kara Roper, 36, is looking for her fifth consecutive victory in the U.S. Bank Rim Rock Run, which returns to the Colorado National Monument on November 4. Roper is the defending champion in [...]

Rim Rock runner seeks fifth consecutive win 2017-11-01T03:37:36+00:00

Denver outdoor show 
may have side benefit
 to tourism in the valley

By Joe Vaccarelli Friday, October 27, 2017 When discussing how Colorado communities around the state can benefit from Denver landing the Outdoor Retailer conference, Luis Benitez points to Ogden, Utah, as the prime example. Benitez, director of the Colorado Outdoor [...]

Denver outdoor show 
may have side benefit
 to tourism in the valley 2017-10-30T23:22:17+00:00

Keep them coming back

How do you keep great events coming back to one destination? GGJSC Executive Director Jennifer Stoll has some ideas outlined in the Fall 2017 edition of The National Association of Sports Commissions Playbook: https://issuu.com/sportscommissions/docs/sept_playbook_pq3_lo_res/6

Keep them coming back 2017-10-03T01:18:29+00:00

Rim Rock Run among “toughest road marathons”

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO., SEPT. 1, 2017 — New Rim Rock Run participants probably already knew the Rim Rock Run is a beautiful race (the event has twice been voted “Most Scenic Marathon” by “Colorado Runner”), but may not have known [...]

Rim Rock Run among “toughest road marathons” 2017-09-05T22:08:47+00:00
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