Travel to Conference

We’re excited to have you join us for our 42nd conference at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI! Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan and has a diverse amount of art galleries, entertainment venues, breweries and restaurants to explore.

Hotel Booking

Make your reservation early to take advantage or our hotel special rates!

IMPORTANT: Grand Connection is the only hotel room reservation system authorized to provide service.  Be aware of ‘Expo Housing Services’ or similar companies that offer booking services for the conference as they have been associated with complaints of scams.


Here is the SHUTTLE BUS schedule for the following hotels:

Country Inn & Suites and Hampton Inn Downtown  – Yellow Route (pdf)

Hampton Inn South – Blue Route (pdf)

Hyatt Place – Red Route (pdf)


Use the links for more about the venue or the view their location in the Google Map.


There are parking facilities at the DeVos Place and metered parking is available on the streets near the convention center. There are also a number ramps and lots nearby.

Visit the DeVos Place,  City of Grand Rapids Mobile and Parking ServiceDowntown Visitor Mobility and Parking Guide, or Downtown GR for a list of parking locations, apps, rates and resources. Here are some downloadable maps of Grand Rapids parking and transportation:

Jenn Omo & Tammy Maginity