An individual can make a difference, but a team can make a miracle.


Our Mission

To promote northern Michigan as a premiere destination for sports, recreation and tourism. 

Supporting the Great Lakes Sports Commission empowers organizations to play an active role in shaping the future of sports in the region. Through collaborative efforts and partnerships, members can contribute to the development of innovative initiatives, sports development, and community outreach activities that promote health, fitness, and inclusivity. 

Additionally, the Commission offers unparalleled networking opportunities, allowing members to connect with other like minded businesses, sponsors, and decision-makers in the sports industry. By joining forces with the Great Lakes Sports Commission, organizations can elevate their brand, support meaningful causes, and foster valuable connections that extend beyond business transactions, all while making a positive impact on the local and regional sports landscape. 

Membership Benefits

  • Primary members entitled to vote on all member matters 
  • Inclusion and involvement during quarterly  Regional Sports Council meetings – networking  meetings that provide updates and guest  speakers 
  • First access to GLSC grant information, coaching,  and support 
  • Complimentary table and recognition at annual luncheon 
  • Monthly check-in meetings to discuss grant and  event opportunities 

  • Recognition on GLSC website, newsletter, and  social media 
  • Preferred consideration for open Board of Directors positions 
  • Legislative updates and advocacy engagement  
  • Discounted Playeasy membership offering 
  • Notification of all events leads through Playeasy, website, and industry tradeshows
  • Priority facility and event promotion on website 
  • Access to event economic impact reports and annual impact report 

GLSC Membership Options

Champion Level - $5,000

  • Executive council seat
  • Briefings and content
  • Logo placement on website
  • Access to GLSC events
  • Committee and work group opportunities
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Event registration assistance
  • E-News

Team Level - $250

  • Event listing on website
  • Access to GLSC events
  • Committee and work group opportunities
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Event registration assistance
  • E-News

PLAYER Level - $50

  • E-News

Sponsor - event specific

  •  Brand recognition
  • Visibility – print media, digital media, event promotions
  • Access to GLSC events
  • Special projects
  • E-News
  • Interested in sponsoring an event? Contact us ›

Become a Member today!

This is a membership inquiry form. We will reach out after submitting to get more details and payment.