Conferencing

Located downtown and in southeast Grand Rapids, our conference centers provide the perfect venue for your next event. We offer you a choice of two facilities, a full range of amenities, exceptional catering, dedicated staff, and a spectacular event tailored to amaze you and your guests. Our facilities are perfect for events like:

  • Professional conferences
  • Meetings
  • Seminars

Let us put our years of experience in event planning to work for you.

Downtown

The conference facility located downtown is a beautifully renovated, historic building in the Heartside district, which is an urban, upscale location centrally situated in the business and entertainment district of Grand Rapids. Within easy walking distance are several of the city's newest and most exciting dining spots as well as hotels, museums, shops, and galleries.

Providing a unique ambiance with exposed brick and beam construction, the conference facility downtown is the ideal space for your next event with its more than 15 meeting rooms ready to fit your individual needs.

In addition to our standard meeting rooms the downtown location boasts the following unique spaces for your next event.

  • Computer labs: the downtown location offers a choice of 2 computer labs to utilize at your next training, or event.
  • Research, observation room: ideal for research, demonstrations, or focus groups the downtown location has a 2-way glass room suite available that allows for both audio, and visual observation.

Other Amenities

  • Modern computer and audio visual technology
  • Wireless internet connectivity
  • Fax, copier, and phone service
  • Adjacent parking

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Beltline

The conference facility located on the Beltline is a newly renovated three-story, 40,000 square-foot building located in the hub of Grand Rapids' southeast side. Hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment are just minutes away, as is the Kent County International Airport.

Known for its peaceful, natural setting, this location is perfectly suited for your next corporate event. Offering 21 modern and spacious meeting rooms, with windows overlooking the woods and groomed landscaping, rooms can accommodate 18 to 150 people in flexible and comfortable seating arrangements. The airy and open lobby is a warm and inviting space for welcoming guests or conducting conference event registration. The Woodland Suite can accommodate up to 100 guests and includes a beautiful view of the wooded landscape, charming footbridge, and trickling stream from inside the space. Just outside, the patio is the picture-perfect summer setting for hours d'oeuvres, or a cocktail hour before your event. Free and ample parking is available at the front door.

In addition to our standard meeting rooms the Beltline location boasts the following unique spaces for your next event.

  • Executive boardroom lounge: this all-in-one meeting space provides an intimate and quiet, all-day meeting space for your group with an in-room kitchenette, lounge, and boardroom meeting space.
  • Active learning lab: designed for interactive learning, this high tech space is ideal for hands on training, and presentations.
  • Auditorium: this impressive space provides seating for up to 52 persons offering a feeling of inclusion, and comfort for your next presentation, or meeting event.
  • Research, observation room: ideal for research, demonstrations, or focus groups the Beltline location has a 2-way glass room suite available that allows for both audio, and visual observation.

Other Amenities

  • Modern computer and audio visual technology
  • Wireless internet connectivity
  • Fax, copier and phone service
  • Lactation room
  • Free parking located on site

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