Where to Meet
Grand Rapids can host groups of five, 5,000, and anything in between.
Downtown is a popular destination for larger groups, because it offers a state of the art convention center with over 272,000 square feet of meeting space and 1,400 top-flight hotel rooms, all just steps away from a thriving entertainment district. Other area facilities can easily accommodate everything from regional conventions to family reunions.
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In addition to the right facility, you want to meet in the right part of town - near the activities and attractions that will appeal most to your group. Click on the links below to learn more about these distinct city sectors:
Northwest - The "Grand Outdoors" is close to nature and recreation, yet offers the convenience of an 85,000-sq. ft. conference center.
Northeast - The "Garden District" features the world-renowned Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park plus all sorts of technology-rich meeting spaces.
Southwest - The "Gathering Spot" is full of adventures for kids of all ages, an ideal location for family reunions and other social outings.
Southeast - The "Flight Zone" is close to the airport and offers top-notch facilities for corporate events and sports tournaments.
Whatever your "home base," it's a quick and easy trip to other areas of the city, including Just East: where locally owned shopping, dining and entertainment venues nestle amid diverse residential neighborhoods.
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