• RSVP for the 8th Annual Readers' Choice Best Of Awards

     
    POSTED March 18, 2013
     

Congratulations to the finalists for the 8th annual Michigan Meetings + Events' Readers' Choice Best Of Awards! We look forward to celebrating each of you at our Best Of Awards party on Thursday, May 16 at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

Registration for this year's event has closed but walk-in guests will be accepted at the door. See you there, cheers!

8th Annual Readers’ Choice Best Of Awards Party
Thursday, May 16
6-8:30 p.m.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

>> Reserve a room for the big night! Our friends at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel are offering our guests a great deal for the night of the party. Visit Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for more information!

Take a peek at our list of Finalists (they're in alphabetical order) and view last year's Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees. Also, a big thank you to this year's Best Of Awards party partners and sponsors:

 

                              
              
        
                           
   

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