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Address: 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2233
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+1 616-742-6500
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DeVos Place® is a premier convention center located in downtown Grand...

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.

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Multi Purpose Venue in the Heart of Grand Rapids

Events of all sizes, and a wide spectrum of choices to choose from at this multi functional venue. Host to large events such as the International Auto Show, Boat Show, Sport... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Kentwood, Michigan
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Kentwood, Michigan
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Events of all sizes, and a wide spectrum of choices to choose from at this multi functional venue. Host to large events such as the International Auto Show, Boat Show, Sport Fishing and RV, to Wedding shows, Women's Expo, Comic-Con, Wine and Beer, Golden Gloves, Laugh Fest, EDM (Electronic Dance Music) Festival of Color shows, sport tournaments, just to name... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Just went to the Sound of Music and Cinderella. Both experiences were amazing. We had less expensive seats but were amazed with the view and the sound! Parking was easy-right across the street (Monroe). I would HIGHLY recommend this venue for any offering.

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Brutus
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Have seen a variety of shows/ performances here. In my opinion there is not a bad seat in the house. Comfortable seats, too.

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Fremont, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Saw Bill Engvall at the Demos Performance Hall. Sound and sight lines are excellent. Fully stocked multiple bars in the lobby are a nice addition. Parking is plentiful across Monroe St. in either the Government or Fifth Third lots. Parking was very slow exiting the lots as many patrons could not figure out the ticketing system.

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Been there every February for the last 6 or 7 years for an industry event, A great spacious place that can practically accommodate anything with great architecture. I have taught classes in many different rooms during the years and everyone of the were excellent for a classroom setting.

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kingston springs, TN
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was a vendor at a convention here. The facility is wonderful. The staff is very helpful and accommodating.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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477 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Performance Hall is huge and with outstanding lobby areas. A great place to see a show or musical performance. The skywalk connecting it to 3 major hotels is perfect in bad or cold weather.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Went to the Kids and Family expo with several students. It's good meeting space. But the expo itself was LOUD. Not for teens. Although great for ages 4- 11. They had zipline, bounce house and a few other items of interest. It would be overstimulation for younger than 4. They had characters around the place which was a nice touch.... More 

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Jasper, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Was part of a conference here and everything was great. the set up was easy, the staff was very helpful and there were no issues at all.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Besides hosting Artprize, this venue hosts all of the mid size events in West Michigan and does a great job. After Artprize, the food and wine festival is my second favorite event this venue hosts. Of course they have multiple craft shows, car shows etc. Parking is easy and the facility itself is immaculate.

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