Meeting Planning in Grand Rapids, MI
DeVos Place Convention Center an ASM Global Managed Facility
Nestled in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids along the Grand River, the sprawling DeVos Place offers 240,000 square feet of meeting and event space, as well as a remarkably convenient and visitor-friendly location. As DeVos Place is set within the city's convention campus and entertainment district, delegates are within walking distance of a variety of clubs, restaurants, museums and the 12,000-seat Van Andel Arena. What's more, DeVos Place sits within a 15-minute drive of Gerald R. Ford International Airport and is directly connected to three hotels via enclosed elevated skywalk, including the 682-room, 4 Diamond Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 340-room JW Marriott and 214-room Courtyard by Marriott. DeVos Place's meeting and event spaces include its 162,000-square-foot "Class A" exhibition hall, 32,000 square feet of meeting space spanning 26 meeting rooms and 40,000-square-foot ballroom, with a banquet capacity of 3,250 guests. Delegates can gather in the Grand Gallery, which boasts 75-foot-high ceilings, as well as a 2,404-seat performance arts theater, home to the Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Ballet Company, Opera Grand Rapids and Broadway Grand Rapids. The striking, light-filled facility features a variety of event services, ranging from food/beverage and media promotions to telecommunications, audio-visual and security.