Grand Rapids Skyline

Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children

2017 Early Childhood Conference
April 20 - 22, 2017
Amway Grand Plaza and DeVos Place
Grand Rapids, Michigan




Inviting. Engaging. Inspiring.

Every city has hotels and meeting spaces. So what makes Grand Rapids different? Watch this quick video to explore the quality of life that sets us apart - and why Grand Rapids has become one of the nation's hottest meeting and travel destinations!

Find Your Inspiration

Experience the creative energy of Grand Rapids. Dazzling art and culture, awesome dining and nightlife, inspiring natural beauty and exhilarating community spirit. Stroll our walkable downtown jam-packed with more than 100 restaurants, clubs, theaters and museums. Come to Grand Rapids, where every day is a work of art.

Grand Rapids - A Meeting Destination

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a cool city to host your next meeting or convention. With over 7,000+ hotel rooms county-wide, 1,400+ rooms downtown and covered access to collaborative meeting space, hotels, ballroom spaces and DeVos Place convention Center. The convention center has 162,000 sq ft of meeting space with 30+ breakout rooms and a 40,000 sq ft of ballroom located along the Grand River.