InnSpire 2023 MBBA

Conference & Marketplace

October 30th and 31st


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 Governor’s RoomRoom on the 2nd floor of Amway
    • 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 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 have ten tables, all with different topics for you to choose up to four-  ½ hour workshop sessions.
        To keep this personal and to encourage our innkeepers to sign up early, we are scheduling three innkeepers per session.
      • Byron will also be available by appointment to go over your individual analytics
    • 12 noon-Enjoy your box lunch which will be in the Govenor’s conference room.
    • 1 pm- President’s Welcome and Introduction to all our Vendors
    • 1:15 – MBBA Annual Meeting
    • 1:30-5 pm- Speakers – (check this link for the current schedule)
    • 5- 7 pm Vendor Marketplace with Cocktail Reception -Vandenberg Room- 2nd Floor
    • 7:00 p.m. Dinner with Keynote Speaker -Govenor’s  Room-2nd Floor
  • Tuesday, October 31st – Morning Conference- Govenor’s Room 2nd- 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 12th

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

After September 12th

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

Non-members +$50


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

For Hotel Accommodations:

For discounted group rates, booking must be made before

October 6, 2023

Amway Reservations


Added Note: The MBBA Board of Directors reserves the right to approve/disapprove participating conference and preferred vendors