InnSpire 2023 MBBA

Conference & Marketplace

This year’s conference and lodging will be at the beautiful and historic
Amway Grand in Grand Rapids. Join our innkeepers as we come together to celebrate,
make new friends, and explore vendor options.
Grand Staircase at the Amway
Grand Staircase at the Amway

Lodging at the Amway Grand Plaza

We have negotiated a great rate for our member innkeepers and valued vendors- $139 + 15% taxes, valid Sunday-Wednesday (Oct 29th -Nov 1st) – special conference discount rate*
Free wireless internet in-room plus desktop workspace. Parking is $32 for self-parking and $35 for valet per night. (worth the extra $3).   This year we invite innkeepers and vendors to join us Sunday night before the conference starts in an informal fun get-together at the Wolfgang Puck bar from 5 to 7 PM.
You can use this link to book your reservation at the Amway or call 800-253-3590 and mention MBBA to get your discount.  These are our early bird special rates, expiring October 6th.

Showcase Schedule of Events

  • Sunday, October 29th – Informal gathering at Amway Grand Rapids
  • Monday, October 30th – Morning & Afternoon Conference is located in the Atrium Room on the 1st floor of Amway
    • 8 am-1pm Registration opens at the MBBA Greeting table
    • 10 am – 12 noon- Hands-on Personalized Vendor Workshops
      • Innkeepers should bring their laptops and their questions to take advantage of our experts and vendors helping you.
        We expect up to six tables and ½ hour workshop sessions at each table.
        To keep this personal and to encourage our innkeepers to sign up early, we are scheduling three innkeepers per session.
        Vendors/experts with topics are still being determined, let us know if you have particular needs and/or questions.
    • 12 noon-Enjoy your box lunch which will be in the Atrium conference room.
    • 1 pm- President’s Welcome and Introduction to all our Vendors
    • 1:15 – MBBA Annual Meeting
    • 1:30-5 pm- Speakers – (more details to follow)
    • 5- 7 pm Vendor Marketplace with Cocktail Reception -Emerald Room- 2nd Floor
    • 7:00 p.m. Dinner with Keynote Speaker -Emerald Room-2nd Floor
  • Tuesday, October 31st – Morning Conference- Atrium Room- 1st floor of Amway
    • 9- 11  am- Speakers
    • 11:30- Finale with Innkeeper videos
    • 12 noon- Door prizes and Goodbyes

Bookmark this page, as we will update the details as they are finalized. 

Innkeepers and Aspiring  

Register early- before September 5th

$235 first attendee, $185 for second and third attendees

After September 5th

$255 first attendee and $205 for the second and third attendees

Non-members +$50


$249 first exhibitor, $100 for the second and third each

For Hotel Accommodations:

For discounted group rates, booking must be made before

October 6, 2023

Amway Reservations