Revue Magazine of West Michigan is celebrating its 7th year of honoring the best in retail, restaurants, service industries, and more with their first ever live awards ceremony.

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What are the Best of the West awards?

The awards are voted on by readers of West Michigan entertainment guide Revue Magazine.

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What is the Best Of The West event at 20 Monroe Live?

This year the awards will be handed out in a live ceremony at GLC Live at 20 Monroe with your hosts, Joe Pesh & Laura Hardy from the Big Joe Show.

Joe Pesh & Laura Hardy | TSM
Joe Pesh & Laura Hardy | TSM
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What are the details and schedule for Best of the West LIVE?

From Revue Magazine:

Best of the West LIVE! GLC Live at 20 Monroe, July 26 from 3:30PM - 6:30PM

 

Best of the West LIVE celebrates, well, the best in West Michigan! The winners of the Dining, Drinking, Services & People, Shopping, Music and Attractions categories will be announced live on stage at GLC Live at 20 Monroe on July 26!

 

The August issue of Revue, which lists all finalists and winners, will be available at the event. Join us and celebrate! Enjoy music, happy hour drinks, snacks and networking with literally the best in the industry.

 

It is up to you when you arrive and when you leave, as the schedule will run as follows:
3:00 - 4:00 - Music by DJ AB, Arrive at your leisure, Grab a drink and snack
4:00 - 5:00 - Announcement of Dining & Drinking Awards
5:00 - 5:30 - Announcement of Shopping & Music Awards
5:30 - 6:00 - Announcement of Services & Attractions Awards
6:00 - 7:00 - AfterGlow & Celebration

Who are the finalists for this year's Best in the West?

The complete lists of finalists can be found on Revue West Michigan Online.

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