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Mt. Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Meet Mt. Pleasant Where there’s just the right amenities, just for you... Mt. Pleasant’s central location makes meeting here easy. Home to Soaring Eagle Casino and Central Michigan University, this college town stands out amongst the rest for its small town feel with big city amenities. To assist you in planning, the Mt. Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (MPACVB) provides professional guidance and services to make your next meeting, one for the books! Meet here in Mt. Pleasant, where there’s just the right amenities, just for you.

Mt. Pleasant - where conference attendance goes to grow! What the MPACVB offers:

Provide RFP for site selection Check hotel availability Customize group activities Assist with overflow rooms and room blocks Provide area information, including: • Group itineraries • Arrangement of group dining • Golf outings • Mt. Pleasant Area Visitor Guides • Area maps • and much more!


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Conference 3-5 Other Area 6 Area 7-9 Lodging 10


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YOUR ATTENDEES. MEET HERE. Great central location within a two hour drive of most Michigan cities

Mileage From Mt. Pleasant

Lansing, MI...............................................70 mi Grand Rapids, MI...................................84 mi Flint, MI......................................................90 mi Detroit, MI..............................................155 mi Fort Wayne, IN.....................................201 mi Chicago, IL.............................................263 mi Cleveland, OH.......................................298 mi Indianapolis, IN....................................323 mi Toronto, ON...........................................338 mi Milwaukee, WI......................................363 mi


Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport Lake Isabella Airpark (Weidman) Bishop International Airport (Flint) MBS International Airport (Saginaw) Capital Region International Airport (Lansing) Gerald R. Ford International Airport (Grand Rapids)

Transportation Major Highways

U.S. 127, U.S. 10, M-20


Isabella County Transportation Commission (IRIDE) Indian Trails/Amtrak Wolverine Train Service


Comfort Inn & Suites Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel Hotel Conference Center & and Conference Center 2424 S. Mission St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-4000

Ranked in the top 5% of U.S. Comfort Inn’s Located next to Central Michigan University, the Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel & Conference Center offers 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Seating for 550, on-site audio and visual equipment, and nine breakout rooms are serviced by its experienced Conference Center team. Custom menus and its culinary chef ensure the perfect corporate or social event. It’s 138 fully renovated rooms and suites, indoor pool, fitness center and complimentary deluxe hot breakfast are part of the experience. Added amenities include complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and a manager’s reception with hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine Monday-Thursday evenings. Relax after a long day on the outside patio and fire pit area (seasonal).


Facility Ballroom ABCD Room A Room B Room C Room D Room E Room F Room G EFG Stadium Chippewa Room

Sq. Feet 9,534 6,510 3,348 675 702 1,581 700 700 700 3,024 638 264

Theater 850 600 300 60 65 150 65 65 65 280 50 N/A

Classroom 500 375 200 40 40 100 40 40 40 175 30 N/A

Rounds 550 360 200 40 40 90 40 40 40 190 32 N/A

Conference N/A N/A N/A 25 25 60 25 25 25 N/A 14 8

Courtyard by Marriott Mt. Pleasant at Central Michigan University 2400 E. Campus Dr., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-1444

Ranked in the top 5% of Courtyard by Marriott hotels, nationwide The Courtyard by Marriott Mt. Pleasant at Central Michigan University is located conveniently off US-127, adjacent to Kelly/Shorts Stadium. The hotel offers a total of 6,200 square feet of flexible meeting space with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment installed in each meeting room. The Courtyard has 148 spacious guest rooms and 10 suites. The Executive Suite, located on the 6th floor, features meeting space with a heated patio overlooking Kelly/Shorts Stadium. The hotel offers an on-site Bistro restaurant that serves Starbucks coffee and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other hotel amenities include a 24-hour market, patio area, fire pit, fitness center, indoor pool, business center and high-speed Wi-Fi. Facility Epsilon Gamma Omega Ballroom Omega I Omega II Omega III Alpha

Sq. Feet 627 562 4,066 1,332 1,323 1,411 944

Theater N/A 38 330 110 110 110 80

Classroom N/A 24 165 54 54 54 32

Rounds N/A 30 280 80 80 80 50

Conference 22 24 N/A 25 55 25 15


Holiday Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant 5278 E. Pickard St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-317-8686

Mt. Pleasant’s newest hotel Located just off US-127, the Holiday Inn & Suites location is perfect for businesses and leisure guests alike. The hotel offers a total of 5,400 square feet of meeting space. Its 24-hour business center provides guests with free high-speed Wi-Fi access and other business needs. Other amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, and Toast to Toast restaurant serving breakfast and dinner daily. Whether you are in need of catering or would like to enjoy a delicious breakfast or dinner, the Holiday Inn’s Toast to Toast restaurant has what you need. The fast casual restaurant features delicious breakfasts, sandwiches, salads and hearty meals to go along with premium coffee and espresso in the mornings or delicious craft beer selections in the evenings. Facility Chippewa Ballroom Chippewa I & II Chippewa II & III Chippewa I Chippewa II Chippewa III Isabella


Sq. Feet 3,745 2,539 2,406 1,328 1,211 1,211 837

Theater 300 200 200 99 99 99 62

Classroom 192 127 127 64 64 64 40

Rounds 250 165 165 88 88 88 50

Conference 64 40 40 40 40 40 40

Other Area Facilities The Mt. Pleasant area offers a variety of unique venues available for meetings, weddings, special events, group dining and more! Broadway Theatre***

Mountain Town Station & Camille’s Prime***

216 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-2075 |

506 W. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-775-2337 |

Bucks Run Golf Club****

Mt. Pleasant City Hall*

1559 S. Chippewa Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-6830 |

320 W. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-779-5300 |

Central Michigan University*

PohlCat Golf Course***

Ginkgo Tree Inn & Chez Mimi****

Riverwood Resort***

Lincoln Reception Center***

Serendipity Farms***

Maple Creek Golf Club****

Super 8*

Mid Michigan College*

Ziibiwing Cultural Center*

6595 E. Airport Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-4221 |

1200 S. Franklin St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 989-775-PLAN |

1313 E. Broomfield Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-5726 |

309 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-8733 |

9980 W. Walton Rd., Blanchard, MI 49310 989-941-7506 |

2300 S. Lincoln Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-5616 |

8400 S. Genuine Rd., Shepherd, MI 48883 989-828-6315 |

2600 S. Summerton Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-386-6667 |

2323 S. Mission Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-5371 |

6650 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-775-4750 |

Type of Venue *Meeting

**Group Dining

*** Meeting, Event, Wedding

****Meeting, Event, Wedding, Group Dining



Museums & Galleries

Soaring Eagle Casino

Outdoor Recreation




What’s it like to experience a small town feel with big city amenities? Find out for yourself. In between the regular festivals and remarkable downtown shops, there are hidden pockets of the world. Enjoy world-class entertainment at Soaring Eagle Casino, including: comedy, concerts and a series of murder mystery dinner parties or test your luck on the largest gaming floor in Michigan. The outdoor concerts are known to keep the good vibes coming all throughout the summer. For after-hours fun, The Cabin, Hunter’s Ale House, and The Brass all have trivia, karaoke and live music each week. Downtown Mt. Pleasant boasts over 135 businesses that include remarkable specialty shops, art galleries, excellent and eclectic dining establishments, bars and bistros. 7

Group Dining Give your attendees the opportunity to explore the Mt. Pleasant area’s 100 plus restaurants and two breweries.

100+ Restaurants

Two Breweries

With 100 plus restaurants and two breweries, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the variety of delectable dishes and bold brews scattered throughout the Mt. Pleasant area. Picture a never-ending menu board featuring every sandwich combination you can imagine (and then some) at Max & Emily’s Eatery, an intimate evening on the hop-growing patio at Hunter’s Ale House, hot dogs topped with mac ‘n’ cheese at Dog Central featured on Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food and handcrafted beer paired with palatable plates at Mountain Town Station. Is your mouth watering yet? Whatever the mood, Mt. Pleasant has everything you need to fulfill your foodie dreams. Here are a few local favorites: farm fresh ingredients creating a splendid breakfast at Roz’s Diner in Rosebush, specialty sushi rolls and creative cocktails at Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge, Pisanello’s award-winning pizza that will change your definition of savory and Ponder Coffee Company’s earthy coffee blends and famous waffles. Recommended group dining: Mountain Town Station, Hunter’s Ale House, The Brass, Cheers Neighborhood Grill, Shepherd Bar & Restaurant and Camille’s Prime. 8

Area Information

Central Michigan Golf Whether you’re looking for championship layouts and challenges or a relaxing weekend of oasis golf, the Central Michigan area has it all. Featuring a variety of courses and course style to choose from, the Central Michigan area will give you the memories of a lifetime and a permanent place for all of your future golf getaways. From Championship, Links, “Up-North”, and relaxed styles of golf, Central Michigan will have something different for you each and every trip. Lower your scores and land the ace in Mt. Pleasant!


Mt. Pleasant Area Visitors Guide There are many reasons to meet in Mt. Pleasant, and the Mt. Pleasant Area Visitors Guide will help you get the most out of your trip to Isabella County. Our guide is full of great travel information to help make your trip a memorable experience. VIEW THE DIGITAL GUIDE OR REQUEST A HARD COPY AT WWW.MEETMTP.COM


You can also visit our website to immediately find area information, includng hotels, entertainment, restaurants, things to do, an events calendar and more!

Lodging Facilities Uncover all the lodging opportunities Mt. Pleasant has to offer. Hotels, motels and distinctive bed and breakfasts; these fantastic accommodations can help you break away from your daily routine and relax. Experience the charm of a bed and breakfast or pamper yourself at one of our many hotels and see what each has to offer! Baymont Inn & Suites

Ginkgo Tree Inn & Chez Mimi

Chippewa Motel

Hampton Inn

Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel & Conference Center

Holiday Inn & Suites

Country Chalet & Edelwiss Haus B&B

Pohl Bison B&B

Courtyard by Marriott

Quality Inn

Days Inn & Suites

Super 8

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Wold’s Motel

5858 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-775-5555 | 5662 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-1751 |

2424 S. Mission St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-4000 |

723 S. Meridian Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-9259 |

2400 E. Campus Dr., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-1444 | 5770 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-1101 |

2525 S. University Park Dr., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-775-5000 |

309 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-8733 |

5205 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-5500 | 5278 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-317-86866 |

1745 E. Rosebush Rd., Rosebush, MI 48878 989-433-5841 | 5500 E. Pickard Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-7777 | 2323 S. Mission Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-5371 |

901 E. Bennett Ave., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-772-3429 |


Meet Mt. Pleasant 113 W. Broadway, Suite 180 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

800-772-2018 | 989-772-4433