Hotel & Registration Information

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503

Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $159 per night (single/double), plus applicable taxes, at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 13, 2018 to receive the special rate, based on availability. After this date, NACWA must release the unreserved rooms, and reservations will be accepted on a space available basis only with no guarantee that the meeting rates will apply.

To ensure a hotel room, contact the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel online or call 616.774.2000. Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee. Note: Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am. Guests arriving prior to 4:00 pm will be given access to accommodations as they become available. Any requests for late check-out should be directed to the Hotel.

Registration Fees & Information

You may register for the 2018 Great Lakes Regional Utility Forum by completing the complimentary online registration at your convenience. Advance registrations must be received by Friday, April 13, 2018. Advance registrants will receive confirmation via e-mail. Registrations will be accepted after the deadline but attendees will not be listed in the Participant List. If you have not received a confirmation within 5 business days after registering, please contact NACWA.


We want you to be comfortable, so you can enjoy your experience! Therefore, business casual dress is strongly encouraged. We suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket with you during the day as meeting rooms are air conditioned.

General Waiver & Release

By registering for this National Association of Clean Water Agency (NACWA) sponsored meeting, each registrant acknowledges and assumes all risks associated with participation in the meeting and any associated on and off-site events/activities/tours (collectively "associated events"). Each registrant agrees, on behalf of him/herself, heirs and assigns, to waive and release, NACWA, its employees, directors, officers, volunteers, agents, successors, licensees, assigns, vendors, and sponsors (collectively "NACWA") from any and all claims, liabilities, or causes of action arising from participation in this meeting and any associated events whether or not such damage, injury or loss may occur on the premises of the meeting, at off-site venues, in participating hotels or on event ground transportation.

Consent to Use Image

Registrant grants full permission to NACWA to take any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record (collectively "images") of registrant in connection with this event and to copyright, use and publish the same in audio, photographic or video format for any lawful purpose. Registrant agrees that NACWA is not responsible for unauthorized use of the images. Registrant further acknowledges that he/she is not entitled to compensation and that the images may appear with or without the registrant's name.

Social Media

The views and opinions expressed on NACWA's social media sites and links to other Internet resources do not necessarily represent those of NACWA. NACWA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information posted by external parties.

Ground Transportation

The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is approximately 13 miles from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR). The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport; however, there are several transportation alternatives:

Metro Cab
:     Taxi service from GRR to the hotel is approximately $30.00.

Uber:     The estimate fare for an UberX from GRR to the hotel is approximately $17-22.

The Rapid:     This bus system provides transportation directly to the hotel. A single ride ticket costs $1.75. You may use cash or a pre-purchased ticket/pass to pay for your ride.

Car Rental:     Avis Rent-A-Car is NACWA's official car rental company for this meeting. Discounts are available by calling Avis directly at 800.331.1600. Our Avis Worldwide Discount Number is T563400.

Hotel Parking:     Self-parking is available for $29 per night. The hotel also offers valet parking for $34 per night. 24 hour in and out privileges are available for both self and valet parking.

Preferred Airline

Delta Airlines:     We have teamed up with Delta Airlines to help our attendees encounter great discounts. Book your flight online and use our Meeting Code NMRQB. You may also make flight reservations via phone by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800.328.1111, Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm CT. Please be sure to mention our Meeting Code.

For Additional Information

For information regarding program content or Forum registration contact NACWA at 202.833.2672 or send an e-mail to Tina S. Kenia.