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Great Lakes Rabbit & Cavy Shows 2007 ARBA Convention Proposal.


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Great Lakes Rabbit & Cavy Shows 2007 ARBA Convention Proposal www.glrcs.com Welcome to Grand Rapids, MI Home of the 2007 ARBA National Convention October 14 – October 18 Why Grand Rapids? Michigan’s second largest city Close to a large number of ARBA members
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Awesome Lakes Rabbit & Cavy Shows 2007 ARBA Convention Proposal www.glrcs.com

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Welcome to Grand Rapids, MI Home of the 2007 ARBA National Convention October 14 – October 18

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Why Grand Rapids? Michigan’s second biggest city Close to countless individuals DeVos Place (Convention Center) Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

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Why Grand Rapids? Home of Gerald R Ford’s Presidential Museum 60 Restaurants and Nightclubs in the downtown zone & 5 shopping centers all through the city Easily Accessible – Via roadways (US-131 & I-96/I-196) or Gerald R Ford International Airport Great Convention Bureau Support

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Downtown Accessibility

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Gerald R. Passage International Airport 15 moment drive to downtown: DeVos Place and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Serviced by 7 noteworthy carriers including: Continental, Delta, Northwest, United Airlines and US Airways 140 flights day by day – 66 to direct destinations Offers relentless traveler administration to 14 noteworthy business sector destinations: Atlanta Chicago O’Hare/Midway Cincinnati Cleveland Dallas Detroit Houston Memphis Milwaukee Minneapolis New York/Newark Orlando Philadelphia Tampa most of the corresponding flights from these business sectors are the bigger 737 or 757 air ship (Connections from the West Coast through Chicago have a tendency to be worker planes.)

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Airline Shipping Northwest Airlines: $80 per pet hotel ( one route) as handled baggage -Dc 9’s: 6-30 pet hotels -Airbus 19: up to 62 pet hotels -Airbus 320: up to 80 pet hotels Delta: -Maximum of 6 pet hotels -$169/$207 per pet hotel (contingent upon size) United Airlines: -As pets – 2 rabbits for each pet hotel with greatest of 3 pet hotels -$100 per pet hotel -As cargo – up to 15 rabbits for each holder (cost relies on upon separation, size and weight)

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DeVos Place

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DeVos Place 162,000 square foot display corridor 40,000 square foot assembly hall 36,000 square feet of meeting space

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DeVos Place Exhibition Hall 162,000 square foot presentation lobby Inside measurements 360’ x 450’ Housing for up 24,000 rabbits & cavies relying upon breeds and showroom format

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DeVos Place Exhibition Hall Ceiling statures 37’ to 75’ – normal tallness 65’ 4 complete air trades for every hour all day, every day 100 foot flame force lighting Floor parcels each 30’ for access to water, power and sewer

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DeVos Place Loading Dock

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DeVos Place Loading Dock Totally Enclosed 36,504 square feet 117’ x 312’ 12 truck & 1 wash sound

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DeVos Place Loading Dock Enter by means of 2 – 20’ x 16’ entryways on Michigan Street 2 – 16’ x 16’ & 1 – 22’ x 16’ entryway permit passage into presentation corridor Marshaling region outside, restricted movement stream & satisfactory show faculty accessible to guarantee a deliberate stream amid the emptying procedure.

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DeVos Place Grand Gallery

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DeVos Place Grand Gallery Signature some piece of DeVos Place 360’ long & 60’ wide with a 75’ high glass rooftop Main passageways to DeVos Place from Monroe Street and the flip side opens onto the 9,000 sq ft Riverfront Promenade

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Meeting & Banquet Rooms DeVos Place: 24 meeting rooms of different sizes Amway Grand Plaza Hotel: 3 expansive dance halls (290-810 limit) 10 littler dance floors (230 limit) 26 meeting rooms (10-110 limit)

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Booth Locations Commercial corners will be situated in the rooms off the Grand Gallery Specialty Club Booths will be a divider between Open & Youth rabbits Cage merchants and other extensive business merchants will be housed in the presentation lobby

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Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Four Star – Four Diamond Hotel Attached to DeVos Place 682 Luxury rooms downright 10 Restaurants and Lounges Pool and wellness room

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Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Rooms blocked: 300 Room rate: $99.00 every night 1-4 individuals Parking: $5.00/night self stopping Special tradition judges rate: $85.00 every night

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Additional Hotels Courtyard by Marriott: - Attached to DeVos Place - Room square: 150 - Room rate: $95.00 + charge Days Inn - Room piece: 125 - Room rate: $89.00 + charge Radisson Riverfront - Room piece: 75 - Room rate: $99.00 + assessment Overflow inns: Holiday Inn Express & Baymont Inn

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Entries $12.00 per class/$7.00 hide class Substitutions for nothing out of pocket until 7 days preceding the ARBA Convention

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2007 ARBA National Convention Grand Rapids, Michigan October