Conference and Event Planning

Welcome to the Pew Grand Rapids Campus
The Robert C. Pew Campus
Conference and Meeting Facilities

Enjoy the ideal setting of Grand Valley State University's dynamic urban campus in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. A wide range of campus facilities are available to host your next meeting or event. Your next program will benefit from our award-winning facilities, complimentary parking, and expert staff. Our entire Conference Services team is eager to assist you with making GVSU your downtown meeting place!


Eberhard Center

The Eberhard CenterBeautifully situated on the banks of the Grand River, the second floor of the Eberhard Center is home to the primary conference facilities for the Pew Campus. The Grand Rapids Press Teleconference Auditorium, the Paul A. Johnson Conference Hall, an executive board room, and gorgeous lobby areas with spectacular views of the Grand Rapids skyline provide a premier meeting location on campus.

The Eberhard Center is specifically designed to accommodate groups from 5 to 500 in a variety of configurations. Whether hosting a small executive meeting, a large training seminar, or full service banquet, our professional staff is here to serve you.


Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences

Cook-DeVos Center for Health SciencesThe newest edition to our urban campus, our Center for Health Sciences, is located in the Hill Side district of Grand Rapids near Spectrum Health and the Van Andel Institute. Conference Services provides support for our internal faculty, staff and student meetings and events, as well as the education and health care community. Event spaces in the facility can accommodate groups from 5 to 150 and are available for a variety of uses in connection with Grand Valley State University.


DeVos Center

The DeVos Center Located in downtown Grand Rapids, the DeVos Center serves as the heart of the Pew Campus. With its vibrant community of student and academic life, the DeVos Center is home to the University Bookstore, Plaza Café, Student Services Office, and multiple meeting and event spaces. Supporting the academic mission of Grand Valley State University, DeVos Center facilities provide a venue for university business and entertaining, and other professional or community education.


Winter Hall

Winter HallWinter Hall provides overnight accommodations for campus visitors and conference guests during summer months. Located on the Pew Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, this attractive and comfortable residence hall offers one or two bedroom air-conditioned suites with private baths and meeting rooms and comfortable foyer areas for informal meetings and other gatherings.

Page last modified March 16, 2011