Accommodations

Hotel rate:

$214/night (plus tax and fees)
This special rate expires May 20!

Parking overnight guests:

$19 (self-park) or $24 (valet)

Reservation cutoff date:

May 20, 2019

Reservation toll free:

1-877-901-6632

The J.W. Marriott Grand Rapids, situated in the heart of downtown, is meticulously designed for both business and pleasure. The J.W. has 340 smoke-free rooms and suites on 23 floors. Guest services include on-call housekeeping and a 24-hour Fitness Facility with steam rooms. The Executive Business Center offers 24-hour faxing, copying, printing, and shipping services. Enjoy inspired dining at the JW’s signature restaurant, six.one.six, and our stylish cosmopolitan lounge, Mixology.

Rese2016-lc-hotelrve your hotel online or call 877-901-6632.

The cutoff date for this special rate is May 20, 2019!

If you need assistance contact Stephanie Underwood at stephanie.underwood@cuanswers.com (800) 327-3478, x511

Overflow Hotel Information

Additional room blocks have also been reserved at the Amway Grand Plaza and Courtyard by Marriot.

Amway Grand Plaza

187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 774-2000

  • $189/night + taxes
  • Cut off date: May 20, 2019

View Amway Grand Plaza Website

Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

11 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 242-6000

  • $189/night + taxes
  • Cut off date: May 20, 2019

View Courtyard by Marriot Website

Alternate Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

310 Pearl St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
6 minute walk
(616) 235-7611
ihg.com

CityFlatsHotel

83 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
6 minute walk
(616) 451-1892
cityflatshotel.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Grand Rapids

433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
27 minute walk
(616) 456-2000
hamptoninn3.com

Transportation

Calder City Cab

616-454-8080

Metro Cab

616-827-6500

Yellow Cab

616-459-4646

Uber

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Rental car services for all of the major rental car agencies are available at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. All conference locations and restaurants are within an easy drive of the airport and hotel, and maps can be provided upon request.  J.W. Marriott does not offer shuttle service. If you do not wish to rent a car, we can also recommend several area taxicab services. The ride from the J.W. Marriott to the airport runs about $35.

Attire

Please dress casually for all events. If you want to explore Downtown Grand Rapids during lunch on Wednesday, wear comfortable walking shoes.  Check out Experience GR for some tips.

Maps & Directions

Download the downtown restaurant guide

Updated
February 11, 2019

A Reminder: Venues and Agenda for the 2018 Leadership Conference

A Reminder: Venues and Agenda for the 2018 Leadership Conference

Attention registered attendees of the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference! This year’s Leadership Conference will once again be hosted in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Events will be hosted at two different venues: the JW Marriott and the DeVos Place Convention Center.  Both the JW Marriott and DeVos Place can be accessed from the street level, or… Read more »

Jun 25, 2018

Don’t Miss Out: Register for the Leadership Golf Outing!

Don’t Miss Out: Register for the Leadership Golf Outing!

Join us for the Annual CU*Answers Golf Outing! Get registered for the CU*Answers Golf Outing, which will be held at the Saskatoon Golf Club during the 2018 Leadership Conference Week!  Unwind after an exciting week of events with a round of golf, a cold drink, and a pig roast lunch. Thursday, June 28 8:30 AM… Read more »

Jun 12, 2018

Just a Few Days Left to Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference!

Just a Few Days Left to Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference!

We Need a Hero! How are your members achieving the impossible every single day? Whether it is our employees or our members, how can we inspire people to step up and save our organizations?  Sometimes we believe we know better than our members, but we have an army of motivated, passionate, and active owners who show… Read more »

Jun 12, 2018

There’s Still Time to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

There’s Still Time to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

Join us for the Annual CU*Answers Golf Outing! Get registered for the CU*Answers Golf Outing, which will be held at the Saskatoon Golf Club during the 2018 Leadership Conference Week!  Unwind after an exciting week of events with a round of golf, a cold drink, and a pig roast lunch. Thursday, June 28 8:30 AM… Read more »

Jun 4, 2018

Don’t Forget: Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

Don’t Forget: Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

We Need a Hero! How are your members achieving the impossible every single day? Whether it is our employees or our members, how can we inspire people to step up and save our organizations?  Sometimes we believe we know better than our members, but we have an army of motivated, passionate, and active owners who show… Read more »

Jun 4, 2018

Don’t Forget to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

Don’t Forget to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

Join us for the Annual CU*Answers Golf Outing! Get registered for the CU*Answers Golf Outing, which will be held at the Saskatoon Golf Club during the 2018 Leadership Conference Week!  Unwind after an exciting week of events with a round of golf, a cold drink, and a pig roast lunch. Thursday, June 28 8:30 AM… Read more »

May 23, 2018

Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

We Need a Hero! How are your members achieving the impossible every single day? Whether it is our employees or our members, how can we inspire people to step up and save our organizations?  Sometimes we believe we know better than our members, but we have an army of motivated, passionate, and active owners who show… Read more »

May 23, 2018

Don’t Forget to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

Don’t Forget to Register for the Leadership Week Golf Outing!

Join us for the Annual CU*Answers Golf Outing! Get registered for the CU*Answers Golf Outing, which will be held at the Saskatoon Golf Club during the 2018 Leadership Conference Week!  Unwind after an exciting week of events with a round of golf, a cold drink, and a pig roast lunch. Thursday, June 28 8:30 AM… Read more »

May 14, 2018

Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

Register for the 2018 CU*Answers Leadership Conference, June 26-28!

We Need a Hero! How are your members achieving the impossible every single day? Whether it is our employees or our members, how can we inspire people to step up and save our organizations?  Sometimes we believe we know better than our members, but we have an army of motivated, passionate, and active owners who show… Read more »

May 14, 2018

Round out Leadership Week with a Golf Outing!

Round out Leadership Week with a Golf Outing!

Join us for the Annual CU*Answers Golf Outing! Get registered for the CU*Answers Golf Outing, which will be held at the Saskatoon Golf Club during the 2018 Leadership Conference Week!  Unwind after an exciting week of events with a round of golf, a cold drink, and a pig roast lunch. Thursday, June 28 8:30 AM… Read more »

Apr 30, 2018