What you’ll find in Kalamazoo will surprise you. A vibrant downtown minutes from expansive nature tails and sandy shores. Top-notch college and universities with arts and entertainment galore. Big city fun with a small town feel. High-quality venues at affordable prices.
Service is our goal
We offer impeccable service combined with a can-do attitude – it exists in everyone from the Discover Kalamazoo team to the hospitality experts at your meeting venue. In fact, over 400 hospitality professionals have received specialized training through the nationwide Certified Tourism Ambassador program. Which means they’re full of insider information and just waiting to provide you with top-notch customer service. You’ll be hard pressed to find a more dedicated group of people to ensure your success.
Kalamazoo occupies a strategic location for meetings, conventions and events. Located in the southwest part of Michigan, Kalamazoo is within a two-hour drive of Detroit and an hour drive from Grand Rapids or Lansing. A short 30-mile drive from downtown Kalamazoo will have you standing on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan.
Kalamazoo has thousands of square feet of meeting space, breakout rooms and exhibit space. We can accommodate groups from three to 3,000 in our area hotels, specialty properties and attractions.
What to do
World-class attractions, fabulous restaurants, eclectic shopping, Broadway-quality theatre productions, charming wineries and rousing breweries beckon your attendees when the meeting day is done.
Downtown Kalamazoo is the ideal destination for exploring fine and folk art, craft brews, independent restaurant and eclectic shops. Festivals and live performances round out the experience in this lively urban environment. Reasonably priced restaurants make per diem travel easy and affordable.
We’re a college town.
And proud of it. We take pride in being the home to colleges and universities that enrich our community and fuel our economic development. And thanks to the Kalamazoo Promise, a scholarship program that offers free tuition at Michigan’s public colleges, universities and community colleges for every student who graduates from Kalamazoo Public Schools, education really is life changing.
Look no further
Discover Kalamazoo will assist you every step of the way and help you organize the perfect meeting or convention.