The pioneering spirit of Grand Rapids flows throughout our destination like the mighty Grand River. Bolstered by collaboration, innovation, and the drive for advancement, our city possesses a core of development in life sciences, making us an emerging Midwest destination for medical meetings.
Our team at Experience Grand Rapids assists you one-on-one to address the specific needs for your medical meeting or conference. Utilize our knowledge of the medical meetings sector and let us provide you solutions against common obstacles such as budget caps, regulations, venue options, complex reporting requirements, and more.
The Grand Rapids food scene is now home to a James Beard award-winning chef as Paul Berglund assumes the executive chef duties at Mertens Prime, a downtown restaurant serving classic French cuisine
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A hotel with a strong concierge service is a bonus when planning events, meetings, or conferences, providing an added layer of service for attendees who are new to the destination city. But the
With more than 44,000 local jobs tied to biosciences and over $2 billion in recent investments in related infrastructure, West Michigan is one of the fastest growing life sciences clusters in the country. (Source: The Right Place)
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