Visitors can shop alongside chefs at the area’s many farmer’s markets, including the Downtown Market which features an outdoor farmer’s market, indoor artisan food vendors, and classroom kitchens. Creativity also abounds in the craft brewing community and the artistic spirit extends to the dining scene.
Grand Rapids offers some of the country’s best natural resources via parks, trails, lakes and golf courses. Lake Michigan, just 30 traffic-free minutes from downtown, has been hailed as one of the world’s top 25 shorelines. Visitors can spend the day relaxing at the beach or shopping the resort villages that dot the coast, then be back in Grand Rapids for a first-class dinner and an endless array of entertainment options.
The New York Times ranked Grand Rapids #20 on its list of 52 Places to Go Worldwide in 2016. Groupon named them the #1 U.S. Place to Visit in 2015. And Lonely Planet declared it the Top U.S. Travel Destination in 2014. These are just a few of the recognitions the city has earned in the past few years — and just a few reasons Grand Rapids delivers a meeting experience like no other.
All of this, plus an outstanding meeting infrastructure and exceptional support services, makes Grand Rapids a perfect site for your next event!
Fun Fact: Grand Rapids has been named America’s second most affordable foodie city and restaurants delight patrons with an astonishing variety of creative farm-to-fork cuisine. Grand Rapids is also the reigning Beer City USA titleholder with more than 40 breweries included in the local “ale trail.”
Special Offer: Experience Grand Rapids will provide complimentary travel and hotel accommodations for site visits for qualified group requests that meet the minimum guestroom requirement.
The theaters, lounges and outdoor spaces accommodate groups as small as 25 and as large as 1,394 and are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and complimentary A/V services. In addition to ship-wide Wi-Fi, event space in every size category and conference rooms loaded with the latest multimedia technology, there are exhilarating onboard activities, award-winning entertainment selections and endless dining and customization options.
For maximum impact, book one of the distinct Neighborhoods aboard our Oasis or Quantum Class ships and wow your guests with an event in Boardwalk or a spectacular evening reception under the stars in the Solarium. When it’s time to get down to business, the conference center rooms can accommodate 18 to 400 guests and can be configured to suit the needs of any meeting setup.
Why make a few waves when you can make a splash onboard and onshore in over 260 worldwide destinations? It’s time to take your next event from ordinary to extraordinary!
Fun Fact: Cruise Critic, Mike Ewing, stated that Royal Caribbean’s internet (Voom) was “as fast as a really high-quality hotel connection on solid ground.”
Q4 MICE Promo: Valid until Dec 31st, 2017 (with signed contract and deposit paid)
• 5% Master Account Credit (applicable on all sailings)
• BONUS 2 Corporate Amenity Points (CAP) on 6+ night cruises
Q: How can the Master Account funds be used?
A: Towards both pre-cruise and on-board expenses such as additional
cocktail parties, shipboard credits, Specialty Dining Buyouts, etc.
Q: What is the Master Account Credit value based on?
A: The base cruise fare of the total inventory allocated at time of finalization.
Q: Can any unspent balance of this Master Account Onboard Credit
be redeemed in cash?
A: No, this offer does not have a cash value and cannot be redeemed onboard
in the form of cash.
There is over 11,000 square feet of contemporary meeting space including a 3,823-square foot ballroom with arched window. In addition to the ballroom, there are also 5 breakout rooms including two boardrooms. The hotel offers onsite audiovisual and all meeting rooms have natural light and drop-down screens. The signature restaurant, bar and terrace on the lobby level provide an additional 12,000 square feet of additional space for meals and receptions. The ideal size group to meet and feed at the Sofitel Los Angeles is up to 175 guests.
Fun Fact: Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills features dining in a magical little outdoor garden patio that was inspired by the Provence region.
Special Offer: Book a meeting with a value of over $8,000 in total revenue to be held by 31DEC17 and receive the following concessions:
• Complimentary internet in meeting spaces for all attendees
• Complimentary general session room rental
• 75% attrition
• Complimentary 30 minute welcome reception if you book a dinner
with your meeting
• Double LeClub meeting planner points
• 3% rebate off rooms billed to the master
In addition, book over $50,000 in total revenue and select from one of the following gifts:
• 9.7 iPad Pro (128GB) Wi-Fi ($699 value)
• Vitamix Professional Series 750 ($599 value)
• Alpha 2 Tumi International Expandable 4 wheeled luggage ($625 value)
Fun Fact: Taj Boston has actual wood burning fireplaces in 42 guest suites and two breakout rooms along with a firewood menu and a fireplace butler that stokes the fire.
According to Pat Durocher, CEO & Founder of GC:
“This hotel was built in the 1920s and offers classic style in a great location.”
Special offer: From November 1st, 2017 through March 31st, 2018, choose from the following concessions based upon the number of paid room nights:
Paid Room Nights:
151+ (Choose All)
• Waived guest room attrition
• No cancellation fees with 30 days advance notice of program arrival
• One complimentary fireplace suite upgrade for every 20 paid rooms
on a per night basis
• Complimentary guest room and meeting space wireless internet
• One complimentary guest room for every 30 paid room nights
• 15% discount on food and beverage
• 15% discount on use of in-house AV
• Complimentary meeting room rental based on food
and beverage minimum being met
There are 261 guest rooms ranging from 550 square feet to 2,200 square feet, making them the largest and most luxurious suites in the city. All guests and meeting attendees receive complimentary Wi-Fi and the 12,000 square feet of exclusive and pristine meeting rooms and function space all have natural lighting. The Grand Ballroom and the Grand Salon are located on the 9th and 10th floors, and the stylish Executive Suites, located on the 30th floor are perfect for board meetings and executive retreats.
According to Cindy Hughes, Director National Accounts at Global Cynergies,
“The hotel, which is 5-star (with 5-star service!), is located in the heart of the financial district of Toronto and offers easy access to public transportation-subway and streetcars. The sleeping rooms are well appointed and the suites are stunning!
The meeting space is beautiful with crystal chandeliers and high-end finishes. While the space is limited and separated on two floors, it is perfect for small to mid-size groups.”
Contact your GC Account Executive or email us at email@example.com to plan your next meeting or event at one of these amazing properties and take advantage of their special offers!