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22nd Snow and Ice Symposium
The Best Show in Snow

Getting to Grand Rapids

Easy to get to, get around in, and afford! Grand Rapids is the perfect destination for our annual show! The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) is 13 miles from downtown and serves six major airlines, offering 120+ daily nonstop flights. Like water? Travel across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin via a high-speed ferry for a time-saving shortcut.

GRAND RAPIDS by Car:
  • Chicago, IL - 175 miles
  • Milwaukee, WI - 264 miles
  • Indianapolis, IN - 290 miles
  • Cleveland, OH - 300 miles
  • Toronto, ON - 360 miles (580 km)

    Complimentary Shuttle:

    A shuttle, sponsored by Greenius , is available for attendees during select times before and after the show to help you save on travel costs! You will need to provide your travel information and select a pick up and departure time for each traveler. Arrivals will drop off at the hotels listed below. Friday departures will only leave from the Amway Grand (Lyon St. exit).

    • Tuesday, June 25 | Times TBD
    • Wednesday, June 26 | Times TBD
    • Friday, June 28 | Times TBD

      • The booking site is currently under construction. Check back soon for updates & availability.

    * Beware of phishing scams for hotel stays. We do not use third party booking companies. *

    Amway Grand Plaza - HOST HOTEL

    187 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    The historic Amway Grand Plaza is a true destination in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. It melds history, modernity, restaurants and river views into an experience like no other. Stay at the host hotel for easy access to the best networking opportunities at the show. Popular attractions, dining, and entertainment are minutes away, making the host hotel the perfect base to explore Grand Rapids.

    Room Rates: $174 USD single/double/triple
    Cutoff date: June 4, 2019
    Reservations: To reduce rooms held without a show registration, we will send booking details in your registration confirmation email.

    Hotel Policies: A deposit of one night's stay is required to hold each reservation. Should you cancel, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to date of arrival and cancellation number is obtained. If you book early and decide not to attend, please cancel before June 4 so other attendees can book within the block.
    Check-in: 4 p.m. | Check-out: 11 a.m.
    Parking: Self-parking ($29 per night) and valet parking ($34 per night) with in-and-out privileges are available. Nearby parking lots are also available.
    **Hotel construction update: Due to 2019 hotel renovations, the fitness center and pool will be closed M-F from 8-6pm. Amway guests are invited to use the facilities at the neighboring JW Marriott by showing an Amway room key at the front desk

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    OVERFLOW OPTIONS:

    Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

    11 Monroe Avenue NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    .3 miles away from the DeVos Place

    Room Rates: $174 USD single/double
    Cutoff date: June 4, 2019
    Reservations: To reduce rooms held without a show registration, we will send booking details in your registration confirmation email.

    Check-in: 4 p.m. | Check-out: 11 a.m.
    Parking: Valet and self-parking options available on a first come, first served basis

    JW Marriot Grand Rapids

    235 Louis St NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    .2 miles away from the DeVos Place

    Room Rates: $239 USD single/double
    Cutoff date: June 4, 2019
    Reservations: To reduce rooms held without a show registration, we will send booking details in your registration confirmation email.

    Check-in: 4 p.m. | Check-out: 12 p.m
    Parking: Self-parking ($29 per night) and valet parking ($34 per night) with in-and-out privileges are available.

    Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

    310 Pearl St NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    .4 miles away from the DeVos Place

    Room Rates: $172 USD single/double/triple/quad
    Cutoff date: June 4, 2019
    Reservations: To reduce rooms held without a show registration, we will send booking details in your registration confirmation email.

    Check-in: 3 p.m. | Check-out: 12 p.m.
    Parking: Surface lot available

    DeVos Place

    303 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Grand Rapids will be packed this June as we bring all the equipment, education and networking opportunities to the picturesque riverfront setting of the DeVos Place. This key location is part of a vibrant downtown entertainment district featuring dining establishments, breweries, nightclubs, museums and Arena, all within walking distance.

    The trade show will be held in Exhibit Hall BC. For easy access, enter from the Amway Grand Plaza skyway, Lyon Street, or the Monroe Avenue main entrance.

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    PARKING OPTIONS

    Parking is abundant in downtown Grand Rapids. We recommend the following, which are closest to the host hotel and convention space:

    DeVos Place Ramp,br> 238 Michigan St NW
    Open 24 hours | $15 Daily

    Government Center Ramp
    300 Monroe Ave NW
    Open 24 hours | $12.00 Daily

    View this map to view all parking options in downtown Grand Rapids.
    Free DASH (Downtown Area Shuttle) bus service available! Click here hours of operations and routes.

    2019 Symposium Sponsors

    Thank you to all of our 2019 Symposium Sponsors!