DeVos Place, the backdrop for SUR/FIN 2010, offers a unique combination of meeting and exhibition space to accommodate a variety of events, according to the NASF. Plus, Downtown Grand Rapids is located 15 minutes from Gerald Ford International Airport and easily accessible from all major interstates. There are also ferries and trains available to bring in attendees from Chicago and Wisconsin.
The Devos Place 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). DeVos Place features a 2,404 seat performance theater and is 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.
Immediately adjacent to DeVos Place are world-class hotel accommodations, including the Four-Star Amway Grand Plaza Hotel—the official SUR/FIN hotel. The Amway Grand Plaza hotel holds more than 1,100 guest rooms and is within walking distance of DeVos Place.
To reserve your booth space for the event, please contact Cheryl Clark, director of events, NASF, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, an audio-visual slideshow offering more information about Grand Rapids and SUR/FIN 2010 is available at metalfinishing.com.