Additional popular meeting hotels in the
area include the East Lansing Marriott at
University Place, with almost 13,000 square
feet of meeting space, and the Crowne
Plaza Lansing West, with more than 17,000
square feet of flexible banquet space and a
ballroom that can hold up to 1,000 guests.
A new 139-room Homewood Suites is
opening its doors this fall, offering suites
that include a full kitchen, hot breakfast,
and high-speed Internet. It also offers a
672-square-foot meeting space for groups.
Another recent property available for
groups is the 125-room, six-suite Hyatt
Place Lansing/Eastwood Towne Center,
offering guests banquet and meeting space
as well as an outdoor pool. The all-suite
Residence Inn by Marriott–East Lansing
includes a 624-square-foot meeting room,
while the 101-room, 15-suite Fairfield Inn
& Suites by Marriott Lansing at Eastwood
offers a pool, fitness center, and group
“Now is a great time to visit Greater
Lansing,” says Brenda Haight, CMP, CTA,
sales manager for Greater Lansing CVB.
“The region offers small-town charm, but
with big-city amenities including diverse
restaurants, attractions, theater, breweries,
and distilleries. Flexible and innovative
meeting space combined with our central
Midwest location makes it easy for attend-
ees to get here.”
She adds that the city’s friendly service and
nearly 500 Certified Tourism Ambassadors
can help to provide a memorable experience
to visiting groups. n Questions or comments?
5 booze trails, including one in Grand Rapids, at
BEST LARGE CVB IN MICHIGAN
Voted by MSAE meeting planning professionals.*
Venues & rates for every budget.
Central location boosts attendance.
*Source: 2016 Michigan Society of Association Executives.
YOUR MEETING PLANNING PROFESSIONALS
Brenda Haight, CMP, CTA
Amanda Toy CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA
Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA
“[Lansing] offers small-town charm, but with big-
city amenities including diverse restaurants,
attractions, theater, breweries, and distilleries.”