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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Heartside
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.

    Downtown Convention Campus

    Downtown Grand Rapids

    Crank up the cool quotient of your next meeting by holding it in downtown Grand Rapids. It offers all the excitement of a big city - dining, entertainment, art, culture, music, nightlife, sports and more - with none of the hassle. The streets are clean, the people are friendly and you'll always feel safe and secure with your surroundings.

    Best of all, everything - including nationally ranked hotels and a state-of-the-art convention center - is located within a 10-minute walk of each other. Easy. Comfortable. Cool. And a great site for your next meeting! Are your meeting dates flexible?

    Downtown Grand Rapids Convention Campus Map

    Grand Rapids Meetings

    Convention Center

    Convention and meeting space connected to 3 hotels by enclosed walkway.

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    Convention Services

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    Downtown Hotels

    Seven hotels near the convention center offer a range of budget and amenity...

    Beer City USA

    40+ amazing craft breweries on the Beer City Ale Trail.

    Van Andel Arena

    The 12,000 plus capacity Van Andel Arena, managed by SMG, has thrust Grand...

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    Downtown Grand Rapids offers a variety of entertainment, dining, shopping...

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