Grand Rapids Welcomes Harmony, Inc.

November 8-11, 2023

Grand Rapids is pulling out all the stops to ensure you have an incredible convention.

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton is the headquarters for the Harmony, Inc. International Convention and Contest. Discover historic charm and modern conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Grand Rapids business and entertainment district. At the crossroads of both US-131 and I-196, the hotel is easily accessible and just a brief 18-minute drive from Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Click here for a full list of hotel amenities.

Pure Michigan's Governor's Conference on Tourism at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Monroe Entrance

Pantlind Lobby and Monroe entrance of the Amway Grand Plaza.

Photo by Leigh Ann Cobb for Experience Grand Rapids

Single, Double, Triple, Quad: $164 + 15% tax

All prices are listed in US Dollars. Payment is due in US Dollars or the Canadian Equivalent. To convert to CAD, go to the US to Canadian Dollar Converter.
  • Rates will be honored three days pre-and post-convention for extended stays
  • There is complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Reservations must be accompanied by a valid major credit card. The amount of deposit required equals the value of the first night’s accommodation, including tax.
  • Guaranteed reservations are held for arrival until 6:00 AM on the day following the first night reserved.
  • A $50.00 early departure fee is assessed to anyone leaving prior to their reservation check-out date
  • Deposits are refundable if notice of cancellation is received by the Hotel Reservations Department at least 48 hours prior to the date of expected arrival.
  • Guest check-in is 4:00 PM; however, early arrivals will be accommodated based on availability. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Requests to retain room beyond that hour should be directed to our Front Desk. Depending on room availability, a late departure charge will apply.
  • Reservation deadline is October, 13, 2023.

Transportation

Gerald R. Ford International Airport is 13 miles from the hotel. The Grand Rapids Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will be offering a free shuttle service on Wednesday, November 8 and Sunday, November 12, 2023. This service is offered on a first come, first served basis.

Shuttle Information

Experience Grand Rapids will be providing Harmony, Inc.  IC&C attendees complimentary airport transportation from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel on the dates and times below; please note that you will be dropped off and picked up at the JW Marriott Motor Lobby,  just steps away from the Amway Grand Plaza. Transportation will be by full-size motorcoach departing from the airport every hour, to take the shuttle please exit through door #3 (across from Baggage Claim).  Return trips will depart from the JW Marriott Motor Lobby, on the hour. 

Arrivals:

Wednesday, November 8th  
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Departures:

Sunday, November 12th 
4:00 AM – 2:00 PM

If you are traveling outside of the dates and times that the shuttle is running please review the information below for alternate options;

Ground Transportation

  • Ground Transportation is available from the airport.
  • Metro Cab: Cost and Reservations
  • Rideshare: To catch your rideshare at GFIA, exit the terminal through door #2 (across from the Delta ticket counter), and go to the Rideshare Shelter on the boulevard. This is the designated pick-up/drop-off point for all rideshare vehicles.

Area Tours for Harmony, Inc. IC&C Attendees

There is so much to see and do in Grand Rapids that we encourage everyone to plan on coming in early (or staying late) to explore the city! Harmony, Inc., in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Convention and Visitors Bureau recommends the following tours and attractions during your stay.

Tours & Attractions

Downtown Dining

There are so many great options within walking distance of the hotel. Explore all of the restaurant options and use the map to see what is close by.
For choruses needing a restaurant to accommodate large groups; we recommend the below options:

Group Friendly Restaurants (Size of group accommodations may vary)

Leo's

  • 60 Ottawa Ave. NW

Downtown Dining

America's "#2 most affordable foodie city" offers a delectable Food Trail. Watch for "Show your badge and…

Restaurant Week GR is serving up a delicious offer this year: treat yourself to some fantastic food made specially for the event by local chefs and earn a FREE gift! Check in to at least three participating restaurants from November 3-11 and you will earn an exclusive foodie-themed gift.

Check out these area tours and experiences

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Save on Attractions with Our Culture Pass

Receive admission into many cultural attractions around Grand Rapids as well as additional exclusive discounts with our $28.00 Culture Pass.

Award-Winning Beer & Craft Beverages

USA Today has saluted Grand Rapids as America’s Best Beer City and Craft Beverage Capitol, thanks to our 80+ breweries, distilleries, cideries, wineries, meaderies and coffee roasters.

Farm-to-Table Dining

Named one of America’s top 20 foodie cities, Grand Rapids is home to one of the world’s best growing regions and one of the nation’s top culinary schools – a delectable combination!

Fantastic Family Fun

Often hailed as one of the best places in America to raise a family, Grand Rapids is also a great place to bring the family along on a convention trip. Activities for every age and interest!

Art & Culture

The largest public art event on the planet, the world’s #1 sculpture park, seven museums and professional ballet, opera, symphony and theater companies – creativity flourishes here!

Nightlife

Our downtown convention neighborhood includes a dazzling array of after-dark diversions – live-music venues, comedy clubs, sports bars, outdoor concerts and movies, and more.

Incredible Lakeshore

One of the world’s top 25 shorelines (per Travel + Leisure) is just 30-45 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids. Crystal-clear waters, sugar-sand beaches and glorious sunsets!

Getting to and Around Grand Rapids

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport was named the best in North America for its size a few years ago – and recent multimillion-dollar renovations have made it even better.