2010 Meetings and Conventions - Prepare for a Year of Success

Grand TraverseAs the end of February approaches, corporations, associations and SMERF organizations will be searching for locations to host their annual meetings and conventions. And 2010 is a great year to do so, as Grand Traverse Resort & Spa celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the first Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Michigan – The Bear.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is offering the following limited time special for groups that book in 2010 for meetings to be held in 2010.

Cheers to 25 years!

Group Meeting Special – book a group meeting and receive:

  • One attendee per 25 comp policy
  • 25 percent attrition
  • $25 gift card for your VIP’s—one card for groups under 50 total room nights or two cards for groups over 50 total room nights
  • 25 percent discount on group spa (not valid on Saturdays)
  • 25 percent off coupon per person one non-sale priced retail item per person (certain restrictions apply)


Group Golf Special – book a group outing and receive:

  • $25 club rental
  • 25 complimentary range balls
  • $25 same day replays, or pre-plays for Resort Group outings


This offer is valid for groups actualizing between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2010. Valid for groups with 10 or more contracted guestrooms for a minimum of two nights. Not valid for existing contracted groups. Based on availability. Spa Discount not valid on Saturdays. Some restrictions apply to retail discounts.

Take a look at what some attendees had to say after their meeting adjourned:

"I wanted to thank you and your team for making our conference such a smooth one last week. It was such a relief being in good hands and really appreciate your personal attention before and during the conference. The entire resort staff was extremely friendly. As I said before – even though we were not a large group, you and your staff made us feel like VIP's."

        - Christine "Chris" Faria - Raving Consulting

"We are writing to thank you and the entire team at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa for an outstanding job with this year's Management Briefing Seminars, August 11-15. The overall event was extremely successful for us. As we look back over the week, we recognize that a number of your key team members are individuals who impress us with their efforts each year."

    - Lisa Hart & Kathleen Watson (CAR-Center for Automotive Research)

Ample, flexible, meeting space allows Grand Traverse Resort & Spa to comfortably host groups of 10 to 2,500 people. An in-house, team-building and leadership-training institute offers groups a unique and comprehensive menu of strategically designed activities, team-building challenges and leadership building curriculum. Going green in 2010? As a certified "Leader" by Green Lodging Michigan, meetings at Grand Traverse mean conserving and protecting the environment while hosting productive events.

Overnight accommodations


The Resort’s 600 guestrooms, suites and condominiums - equipped with high-speed wireless Internet and eco-friendly features are available now at affordable rates, especially with the Resort’s Cheers to 25 years! special.

For more information or to book a meeting today, planners and group contacts may call the Resort’s Conference Sales Department at 231-534-6150 or e-mail meetings@gtresort.com.

Located on 900 acres near Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is one of the Midwest’s finest, full-service, year-round resorts featuring 600 rooms, suites and condominiums, 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, 54 holes of championship golf including courses designed by legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, a full-service spa, and upscale dining and shopping and nearby casino gaming. Call 800-748-0303 or visit www.grandtraverseresort.com.

 

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