Grand Rapids named one of the Midwest's Best Convention Cities for 2020

Why Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan boasts an unprecedented level of cooperation between public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Fueled by a pioneering spirit, this collaboration has helped the city achieve one of America’s strongest economies and top destinations for meetings and events.

When you hold your event in Grand Rapids, you benefit from:

  • A meetings infrastructure rivaling that of much larger cities.
  • Leisure options that are nationally and internationally recognized.
  • A commitment to marshal all the city’s resources to support your success.

Find More Reasons to choose Grand Rapids as your meetings destination:

Grand Rapids offers the widest range of meeting space in Michigan – and some of the most distinctive in the Midwest. There is a solution for every group size and budget, from a leading-edge convention center in the heart of downtown to dozens of excellent spaces close to dining and shopping.

Choose Grand Rapids for the most experienced, creative and personalized assistance in support of your event. From planning to attendance-building to on-site services, our team will surpass your every expectation.

With thousands of new rooms added in the past few years – including 1,100 in new downtown hotels from top brands – Grand Rapids is ready to welcome guests. Meeting planners and attendees can choose from 13 downtown hotels and 70+ additional hotels within 20 minutes of downtown.

Elevate Your
Next Event

Aside from top meeting facilities, helpful convention services, and comfortable accommodations, Grand Rapids has so much more to offer to help you plan a successful meeting or event.