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Events

From the perfect meeting venues to the perfect meeting menus, JW Marriott will help you plan your next power breakfast, banquet or global gathering – regardless of size or scope. With over 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a ballroom built for 1,000 and 14 uniquely configured meeting, breakout and banquet rooms we have the facilities, technology and service to exceed expectations of even the most experienced meeting planners. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com.

9

Event Rooms

15756 SQ FT

Total Event Space

1200

Capacity Largest Space

7

Breakout Rooms

Start Planning Your Meeting or Event Here

Tell us about your event, then we’ll contact you and plan it together.

Pre-function area with couches and chairs

Meetings & Events

Collaborative and connected meeting spaces available.

Exceptional event menus that will inspire you!
Concierge Level and Lounge
Leader category for Michigan Green Lodging Industry
On-Site Audio Visual Equipment and Technicians
High-speed WiFi available throughout the hotel
Meeting Room Details
International Ballroom - Banquet
International Ballroom

The most commanding of all the JW event and meeting spaces, the International Ballroom dazzles with stunning chandeliers and daring details. Large enough for 1,500 guests but easily divided for smaller celebrations, the International Ballroom can accommodate virtually anything. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

Griffin Meeting Room
Gangnam District

Named after the recently announce Sister City of Grand Rapids, the Gangnam District room is home to a 3 sectioned versatile space that allows area for formal table gathering as well as casual breakouts or just relaxing between meetings. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

Sky Room
View Room

Take the concierge lounge to a whole new level in our private View Room overlooking the Grand River and Downtown Grand Rapids. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

Corner of meeting room with TV and glass sliding door.
Grand Rapids Room

Our recently acquired meeting space is professional and appealing. This room features a flexible seating plan option and a mounted TV resource available. With ability to accommodate up to 12 people, it is an ideal space for professional and intimate presentations.

Meeting room with black desk, four office chairs and two flower vases
MI Space

The MISpace meeting room offers an intimate setting for meetings within a close proximity to the International Ballroom. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

Boardroom with round table, roller chairs and TV
Ga District Boardroom

The Ga District Boardroom offers an inviting and intimate professional setting. Boasting a roomy, round Steelcase® conference table, it's perfect for small, casual meetings as well as executive-level gatherings. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

More Meeting Room Details
Rectangular conference table with office chairs

Zapopan

Designed for casual receptions and gatherings of up to 12 guests, the Zapopan room is a great setting to entertain either business associates or friends. In addition to a private bar, the room is outfitted with an abundance of natural light and street views. Contact Us jwgrinfo@ahchospitality.com

U-shaped table setup with plastic chairs and memo pads

Omihachiman

The namesake of Grand Rapids' first sister city in Japan, the Omihachiman meeting room is deceptively large, offering flexible seating plans that can accommodate up to 45 people. The space is perfectly suited for anything from all-day seminars to sun-setting cocktail receptions.

Boardroom with conference table and office chairs

Perugia Boardroom

Hosting a meeting at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids is anything but everyday. The Perugia Boardroom, for instance, is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, as well as Steelcase® furnishings. Plus, the JW's attentive staff will ensure all your meeting needs are met.

Two conference tables, eight office chairs and one TV

Bielkso-Biala

Featuring a large open floor plan and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Bielsko -Biala meeting room can accommodate groups of 15 to 31 . Perfect for lectures and seminars, the space is fully equipped with all necessary technologies conducive to a successful event.

Weddings: Luxury with a Personal Touch

It’s a day for making promises. And at JW Marriott, we promise to make your wedding day the magical occasion you’ve always dreamed of. Our on-site event planners will provide the ultimate in luxury and service to make sure your happily-ever-after begins right here. The JW provides the perfect setting for the latest chapter of your love story. Celebrate in our stylish International Ballroom, or choose one of our other rooms for intimate parties or rehearsal dinners. More information and bookings: Phone number: 1.616.242.1409; Email: jwgrweddings@ahchospitality.com.

Banquet tables with white tablecloth, cushioned chairs, candles and white flowers

Weddings & Occasions

Skilled and certified wedding planners to coordinate event from start to finish

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.
Convenient location with nearby highways and on-site valet parking
Stylish lounge and jdek for unforgettable social gatherings and business meetings
Versatile meeting rooms and ballroom to accommodate diverse events
Skywalk connects to hotel to neighboring hotels, restaurants and other destinations
On-site audio visual team can cater to your every need

The Ultimate in Sophisticated Luxury Weddings

For a day as refined as it is meaningful, JW Marriott Grand Rapids is a wedding venue that meets your every need.

Round tables with white tablecloth, chairs and flower arrangements

International Ballroom

From ceremony to reception. The JW provides the perfect setting for the latest chapter of your love story. Celebrate in our stylish International Ballroom, or choose one of our other rooms for intimate parties or rehearsal dinners.

Rows of white chairs leading to marriage altar

Where Luxury Weddings Come to Life

Where luxury weddings come to life. Here, modern, elegant décor is complemented by thoughtful service. Every inch of our 15,000 sq. ft. event space is designed to offer comfort, compelling your guests to feel transported into a world of luxury.

Reception desk with five lamps at night

Meet Our Wedding Specialists

Elevated design with thoughtful service. Invite your guests to feel transported into the extraordinary world of your exquisite celebration. Contact us at jwgrweddings@ahchospitality.com for more information.

Bride in white butterfly dress and dreamcatcher earrings

Bridal Spa Services

The Spa is available for private spa parties, and offers a variety of beautifying services to help you and your wedding party prepare for your special day. Reservations are requested by calling 616.242.1475 and are subject to availability. Contact the Spa at the JW for information on bridal services.

Suite with bed, nightstand, sofa and window

Wedding Room Blocks

The JW Marriott Grand Rapids is happy to offer a discounted rate to group blocks of ten or more guest rooms. Contact Us at jwgrweddings@ahchospitality.com for more information.

Adding Elegance to Your Special Day

From mobile check-in to bespoke lighting, we ensure a wedding day that is exquisitely seamless. Sumptuous surroundings and polished service. Sophisticated style and innovative planning. Elevated design and artful ideas. Weddings at JW Marriott Grand Rapids: luxury with a personal touch.

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Additional Wedding Services

Event Vendors

The JW Marriott Grand Rapids has personally hand-selected professionals and industry experts for your upcoming wedding or next special event.

Audio Visual

A complete line of audio visual aids are available through our in-house Audio Visual Department. Your Event Manager can arrange equipment suited to your needs. Receive a 50% discount on your audio visual equipment for weddings.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
International Ballroom 88x140x19.6 12320 1045 738 0 0 1200 1200
Salon A 88x45x19.6 3960 352 216 80 80 200 180
Salon B 88x50x19.6 4400 440 280 80 84 450 220
Salon C 44x45x19.6 1980 160 108 36 48 200 80
Salon D 44x45x19.6 1980 160 108 36 48 200 80
Salon AB 88x95x19.6 8360 792 532 - - 800 410
Salons CD 88x90x19.6 3960 352 216 80 80 400 180
Salons BCD 88x95x199.6 8360 792 532 - - 800 400
Ga District 21x16x12 336 0 0 8 0 0 0
Perugia 28x18x12 504 0 0 14 0 0 0
Omihachiman 32x20x12 640 24 24 18 20 40 40
Bielsko-Biala 20x15x9 300 31 25 22 20 30 20
Zapopan 28x15x9 420 0 0 8 0 0 0
Gangnam District 29x21x9.5 609 20 20 15 12 20 20
MI Space 12x20x10 240 0 0 6 0 0 0
View Room 30x15x- 450 - - 8 - - -
Grand Rapids 18.8x20.6x10 387.28 28 12 10 10 20 20
International Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x140x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
12320
Theater
1045
Schoolroom
738
Conference
0
U-Shape
0
Reception
1200
Banquet
1200
Salon A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x45x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
3960
Theater
352
Schoolroom
216
Conference
80
U-Shape
80
Reception
200
Banquet
180
Salon B
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x50x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
4400
Theater
440
Schoolroom
280
Conference
80
U-Shape
84
Reception
450
Banquet
220
Salon C
Dimensions (LxWxH)
44x45x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
1980
Theater
160
Schoolroom
108
Conference
36
U-Shape
48
Reception
200
Banquet
80
Salon D
Dimensions (LxWxH)
44x45x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
1980
Theater
160
Schoolroom
108
Conference
36
U-Shape
48
Reception
200
Banquet
80
Salon AB
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x95x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
8360
Theater
792
Schoolroom
532
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
800
Banquet
410
Salons CD
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x90x19.6
Area (sq.ft)
3960
Theater
352
Schoolroom
216
Conference
80
U-Shape
80
Reception
400
Banquet
180
Salons BCD
Dimensions (LxWxH)
88x95x199.6
Area (sq.ft)
8360
Theater
792
Schoolroom
532
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
800
Banquet
400
Ga District
Dimensions (LxWxH)
21x16x12
Area (sq.ft)
336
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
8
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Perugia
Dimensions (LxWxH)
28x18x12
Area (sq.ft)
504
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
14
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Omihachiman
Dimensions (LxWxH)
32x20x12
Area (sq.ft)
640
Theater
24
Schoolroom
24
Conference
18
U-Shape
20
Reception
40
Banquet
40
Bielsko-Biala
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x15x9
Area (sq.ft)
300
Theater
31
Schoolroom
25
Conference
22
U-Shape
20
Reception
30
Banquet
20
Zapopan
Dimensions (LxWxH)
28x15x9
Area (sq.ft)
420
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
8
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Gangnam District
Dimensions (LxWxH)
29x21x9.5
Area (sq.ft)
609
Theater
20
Schoolroom
20
Conference
15
U-Shape
12
Reception
20
Banquet
20
MI Space
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12x20x10
Area (sq.ft)
240
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
6
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
View Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
30x15x-
Area (sq.ft)
450
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
8
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Grand Rapids
Dimensions (LxWxH)
18.8x20.6x10
Area (sq.ft)
387.28
Theater
28
Schoolroom
12
Conference
10
U-Shape
10
Reception
20
Banquet
20
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
International Ballroom 26.8x42.7x6 1144.6 1045 738 0 0 1200 1200
Salon A 26.8x13.7x6 367.9 352 216 80 80 200 180
Salon B 26.8x15.2x6 408.8 440 280 80 84 450 220
Salon C 13.4x13.7x6 183.9 160 108 36 48 200 80
Salon D 13.4x13.7x6 183.9 160 108 36 48 200 80
Salon AB 26.8x29x6 776.7 792 532 - - 800 410
Salons CD 26.8x27.4x6 367.9 352 216 80 80 400 180
Salons BCD 26.8x29x60.8 776.7 792 532 - - 800 400
Ga District 6.4x4.9x3.7 31.2 0 0 8 0 0 0
Perugia 8.5x5.5x3.7 46.8 0 0 14 0 0 0
Omihachiman 9.8x6.1x3.7 59.5 24 24 18 20 40 40
Bielsko-Biala 6.1x4.6x2.7 27.9 31 25 22 20 30 20
Zapopan 8.5x4.6x2.7 39 0 0 8 0 0 0
Gangnam District 8.8x6.4x2.9 56.6 20 20 15 12 20 20
MI Space 3.7x6.1x3 22.3 0 0 6 0 0 0
View Room 9.1x4.6x- 41.8 - - 8 - - -
Grand Rapids 5.7x6.3x3 36 28 12 10 10 20 20
International Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x42.7x6
Area (sq.mt)
1144.6
Theater
1045
Schoolroom
738
Conference
0
U-Shape
0
Reception
1200
Banquet
1200
Salon A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x13.7x6
Area (sq.mt)
367.9
Theater
352
Schoolroom
216
Conference
80
U-Shape
80
Reception
200
Banquet
180
Salon B
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x15.2x6
Area (sq.mt)
408.8
Theater
440
Schoolroom
280
Conference
80
U-Shape
84
Reception
450
Banquet
220
Salon C
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.4x13.7x6
Area (sq.mt)
183.9
Theater
160
Schoolroom
108
Conference
36
U-Shape
48
Reception
200
Banquet
80
Salon D
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.4x13.7x6
Area (sq.mt)
183.9
Theater
160
Schoolroom
108
Conference
36
U-Shape
48
Reception
200
Banquet
80
Salon AB
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x29x6
Area (sq.mt)
776.7
Theater
792
Schoolroom
532
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
800
Banquet
410
Salons CD
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x27.4x6
Area (sq.mt)
367.9
Theater
352
Schoolroom
216
Conference
80
U-Shape
80
Reception
400
Banquet
180
Salons BCD
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26.8x29x60.8
Area (sq.mt)
776.7
Theater
792
Schoolroom
532
Conference
-
U-Shape
-
Reception
800
Banquet
400
Ga District
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.4x4.9x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
31.2
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
8
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Perugia
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.5x5.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
46.8
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
14
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Omihachiman
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.8x6.1x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
59.5
Theater
24
Schoolroom
24
Conference
18
U-Shape
20
Reception
40
Banquet
40
Bielsko-Biala
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x4.6x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
27.9
Theater
31
Schoolroom
25
Conference
22
U-Shape
20
Reception
30
Banquet
20
Zapopan
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.5x4.6x2.7
Area (sq.mt)
39
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
8
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
Gangnam District
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.8x6.4x2.9
Area (sq.mt)
56.6
Theater
20
Schoolroom
20
Conference
15
U-Shape
12
Reception
20
Banquet
20
MI Space
Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.7x6.1x3
Area (sq.mt)
22.3
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
6
U-Shape
0
Reception
0
Banquet
0
View Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.1x4.6x-
Area (sq.mt)
41.8
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
8
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Grand Rapids
Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.7x6.3x3
Area (sq.mt)
36
Theater
28
Schoolroom
12
Conference
10
U-Shape
10
Reception
20
Banquet
20
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Carpenter
  • Certified Meeting Planner
  • Decorator
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Locksmith
  • Photographer
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Installed Stage
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
  • Wall Charts
Business Services
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$15.00 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$9.00 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$36.00 / Person
  • Dinner:$90.00 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$50.00 / Person
  • Lunch:$50.00 / Person
  • Reception:$50.00 / Person