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.
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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.
Our Grand Response™ services team goes the extra mile to help you plan, promote and conduct a memorable meeting. We work hand-in-hand with area hotels and facilities to help coordinate and implement your vision. It's a true team approach - and you're the most valued team member.
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.
The downtown convention neighborhood encompasses a state-of the-art convention center, 2,500 hotel rooms and 200+ dining, shopping, culture and entertainment options – all within the space of a 10-minute walk!
Ready to start planning your meeting? Let our team take the stress out of planning and help you nail down the venues, room nights and meeting spaces that fit your needs.