Dynamic Variation:

Our Talented and Experienced Team

With more than 160 years of combined meetings industry experience, our sales and service staffers are skilled at every aspect of the trade. They can assist you with venue selection, hotel accommodations, off-site events, vendor sourcing, logistics and more. They work closely with meeting partners…

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Planning an outdoor event? 8 tips to help ensure success

A great outdoor event can be a spectacular experience that your guests will be talking about for days afterward. Whether the stories they tell are positive or negative will depend a lot on how much planning you put into it. Unlike indoor events, outdoor venues require a few extra checkboxes on your…

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Lunch Options a Half Mile or Less from the Convention Center

A lunch break is a great opportunity to explore the culinary scene in downtown Grand Rapids ¬– especially because so many lunch options are located within a casual stroll of our convention center. We’ve compiled a list of eateries located a half mile or less from the intersection of Monroe Avenue…

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Fly Confidently to Grand Rapids

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) worked closely with health experts from around the world to maximize the safety and well-being of passengers, guests and employees. As travel has rebounded and more people are passing through its terminals, GRR…

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Grand Rapids Holds Its First Safe Face to Face Meeting

Police chiefs from around the state of Michigan did something recently that most people haven't done in more than a year: They held a statewide conference – in person. Yes, 210 members of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP) gathered in Grand Rapids in February for their 2021 Winter…

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