2023 - Setting a Base Camp for our Future

Hotel rate:

$234/night (plus tax and fees)
This special rate expires May 31!

Parking overnight guests:

$19 (self-park) or $24 (valet)

Reservation cutoff date:

May 31, 2023

Reservation toll free:


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,, and our stylish cosmopolitan lounge, Mixology.

Reserve your hotel online or call 877-901-6632.

The cutoff date for this special rate is May 31, 2023!

If you need assistance contact Stephanie Underwood at (800) 327-3478, x511

Additional Hotel Information

Amway Grand Plaza

187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 774-2000

View Amway Grand Plaza Website

Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

11 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 242-6000

View Courtyard by Marriot Website

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

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

Canopy by Hilton

131 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
11 minute walk
(616) 456-6200

Residence Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

40 Louis Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
6 minute walk
(616) 776-5905


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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.


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

Maps & Directions

February 9, 2023

An Update on Attendance Capacity for the 2023 Leadership Conference

An Update on Attendance Capacity for the 2023 Leadership Conference

The 2023 Leadership Conference is fast approaching!  We are thrilled to see so many attendees registered for this year’s event.  Event attendance has reached capacity – as such, we are no longer accepting new registrations for the Leadership Conference.  If you previously registered for the 2023 Leadership Conference but are no longer able to attend,… Read more »

May 30, 2023

Join Us for the 2023 CU*Answers Leadership Conference!

Join Us for the 2023 CU*Answers Leadership Conference!

Register for the 2023 CU*Answers Leadership Conference!  Join us for a discussion on the CUSO’s performance over the past year, as well as where we are looking to take ourselves next.  We look forward to seeing you at this unique event – connect with your peers for an energizing and inspiring week focused on our… Read more »

Apr 17, 2023