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DeVos Place is a premier convention center

DeVos Place

303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 742-6500

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Fax: (616) 742-6590

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Convention Center Location

Convention Center Summary

Total Meeting Rooms: 26   Distance from Airport: 13 miles
Total Meeting Space (sf): 194,000   Tax Rate (%): 6%
Largest Ballroom Space (sf): 40,000   Relative Location: Downtown
Metro Population: 778,009   MSA Rank: 52

Convention Center Description

DeVos Place is a premier convention center located in downtown Grand Rapids. Nestled beside the Grand River, the picturesque riverfront setting is the perfect backdrop for your convention or tradeshow. DeVos Place offers a unique combination of meeting and exhibition space to accommodate a variety of events. Downtown Grand Rapids is located 15 minutes from Gerald Ford International Airport and easily accessible from all major interstates.

The Convention Center features a 162,000 square foot, column free exhibit hall, 40,000 square foot ballroom and 26 individual meeting rooms (32,000 square feet). Twelve spacious loading docks (with a wash bay and marshalling area), allow for easy access into the exhibit hall.  

In addition, DeVos Place features a 2,404 seat performing theater with two independent loading docks and one loading ramp. Home to the Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Ballet Company, Opera Grand Rapids and Broadway Grand Rapids, it can also serve as the perfect space for a general session or keynote address. DeVos Place is part of a vibrant downtown entertainment district featuring over 50 dining establishments, nightclubs, four museums and the 12,000 seat Van Andel Arena, all within walking distance. 

Immediately adjacent to DeVos Place, world-class accommodations are available including the Four-Star Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, JW Marriott and the Courtyard by Marriott. All hold more than 1,100 guest rooms and are within walking distance of DeVos Place, most of them accessible by a climate controlled skywalk. Grand Rapids features all of the attractions and sophistication of any great city, with the intimacy and charm of a small town. DeVos Place offers the perfect setting for your next convention or meeting. Come and see what you have been missing! 

Services & Amenities

Audio/Visual Audio/Visual Equipment Available
Box Office Personnel Box Office Personnel Available
Business Center: Copy/print Copier/Printer Available
Catering Catering Available
Dressing Rooms Dressing Rooms Available
Meeting Planning Meeting Planning Available
Parking (self) Self Parking Available
Security Personnel Security Personnel Available
Ticket Sellers Ticket Sellers Available
Ticket Takers Ticket Takers Available


Chairs Chairs Available
Dance Floor Dance Floor Available
Electric: 0-2000 Watts Electric: 0-2000 Watts Available
High Chair & Wheel Chair High Chair & Wheel Chair Available
House Sound System House Sound System Available
Rope and Stanchion Section Rope and Stanchion Section Available
Satellite Services Satellite Services Available
Sound Equipment Sound Equipment Available
Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Available
Telecom: Credit Card Lines Telecom: Credit Card Lines Available
Telecom: Fax Lines Telecom: Fax Lines Available
Telecom: ISDN Lines Telecom: ISDN Lines Available
Telecom: Modem Lines Telecom: Modem Lines Available
Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Available
Telecom: Shared Ethernet Telecom: Shared Ethernet Available
Telecom: Single Line Voice Telecom: Single Line Voice Available
Telecom: Speaker Phone Telecom: Speaker Phone Available
Videoconferencing Videoconferencing Available
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Available

Close-by Hotels

Hotel Miles/
Sleeping Rooms Phone Website
Amway Grand Plaza 0.08 682 (800) 253-3590 Official Site
J.W. Marriott Hotel 0.12 329 (616) 242-1500 Official Site
Holiday Inn 0.19 175 (616) 235-7611 Official Site
Courtyard by Marriott 0.26 208 (616) 242-6000 Official Site
Riverfront Hotel 1.96 162 (616) 363-9001 Official Site

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