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DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave, Grand Rapids, MI

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The Exhibits

Gorgeous contest quilts are only part of the fabulous exhibits at Grand Rapids! You’ll see the Modern Quilt Challenge; SAQA™ Masters II; Stitch Like an Egyptian; New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Carolina Lily from The National Quilt Museum; the Pilgrim/Roy Challenge 2015; and Quilted in Honor celebrity quilts!

The Talent

You’ll see the incredible Quilt of Belonging, a richly hued portrait of the human family that is 120 feet long. And each of the world-class instructors at dozens of workshops and lectures is there to provide direction for YOUR talent! Learn from Kimberly Einmo, photographer Gregory Case, Sue Nickels, and many more.

The Merchant Mall

Vendors from across America will take part in a huge Merchant Mall that covers a large portion of huge DeVos Place. They can’t wait to display and demonstrate their products. See the newest in quilting merchandise, including fabrics, books, patterns, and notions—and save plenty of room in your bag to take some home!

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  • About Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

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    Experience the creative energy of Grand Rapids! Dazzling art and culture, awesome dining and nightlife, inspiring natural beauty, and exhilarating community spirit. Stroll the walkable downtown jam-packed with more than 90 restaurants, clubs, theaters and museums. Come to Grand Rapids, where every day is a work of art.

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    No Solicitation

    Solicitation or distribution of any literature or other materials is not allowed in the Charlotte Convention Center or on its grounds.

    No Smoking Policy

    No smoking in exhibit hall, vendor areas, and hallways in the Charlotte Convention Center.

     

  • Grand Rapids Lodging

    Lodging in Grand Rapids, MI 2014

    You can make your reservations NOW at these four downtown hotels. There is plenty of parking available at all of these hotels, so you can park your car and walk to the convention center and nearby restaurants, and other attractions including the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

    AQS has negotiated reduced room rates for those attending AQS QuiltWeek – Grand Rapids. Please follow the instructions below to book your rooms. These rates will not be available if you call the 800 numbers for these hotel chains. Use the phone number below or use the online link provided.

    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, JW Marriott and the Courtyard by Marriott – just give the dates (August 20–23, 2014) and name of the event (AQS QuiltWeek) when you call. Reduced parking fee is $8.00 daily for self parking for registered guests in these three hotels:

    8766_64_b-350x218Amway Grand Hotel (headquarters hotel connected to the convention center), 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; $114 plus taxes

    JW MarriottJW Marriott, 235 Louis Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (indoor walkway access to DeVos Place Convention Center); $114 plus taxes

    Courtyard by MarriottCourtyard by Marriott, 11 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (indoor walkway access to DeVos Place Convention Center); $114 plus taxes

    You can book rooms at any of these three hotels online by clicking the ‘Book Now!’ button or by calling 1-800-253-3590

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    We have blocked additional rooms at the Holiday Inn in downtown Grand Rapids. The Holiday Inn has free ground level parking. You will need to call directly to book rooms at the Holiday Inn.

    Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown (3 blocks from DeVos Place), 310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504: $112 plus taxes (single-quad). For phone reservations: call the hotel directly: 616-235-7611 and ask for IN-HOUSE RESERVATIONS with the FRONT DESK.

    CLICK HERE for more information on Things to Do to Experience Grand Rapids.

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  • Grand Rapids Directions

    Do you need directions to DeVos Place Convention Center?

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Grand Rapids Vendors 2014

Booth Name:
Booth Number:
A P L I Q U I C K ®1044
A Very Special Collection720
A1 Quilting Machines1226/1228
Accent On Quilting1208/1210
AccuQuilt1317/1319
Accurate Promotions, LLC1035
Akonye Kena414
Alto's - QuiltCut2 Fabric Cutting System1321
APQS - Longarm Quilting Machines801/803/900/902
Around the Block Quilt Shop LLC1227/1229
Art Classics715
Artistic515/614
Attic Window Quilt Shop521
Baby Lock USA1139/1141/1238/1240
Back Door Quilts1214/1216
Barbara's Antique Buttons & Steam Punk Jewelry1211
Becolourful Quilting Supplies1206
Bed Turning with Chris Moline721
BERNINA of America709/711/808/810
Bits 'n Pieces1028/1030
Bloc Loc Rulers1110
Block Party Studios303/305
Bo-Nash (North America) Inc918/920
Brother/Gall Sewing & Vac901/903/1000/1002
Cheri's Crystals809
Cheryl Ann's Design Wall1325
Color By Hand904/906
Colouricious Block Printing1310
Come Quilt With Me805
Country Keepsakes1116/1118/1120
Cousin's Quilt Shop1119/1121
Cozy Quarters1305
CraftOptics1200
Crossroads Quilt Shop and Custom Engraving1124
Custom Quilts Unlimited301/400
Deb Karasik1203/1205
Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design1007/1009
Elkhorn Quilt Company1306
Elna411/510
EnMart/Iris Thread319
Eurosteam Iron420
Fabric Art By Lenore1104
Fabric Creations819/821
Fabric Studio908
Fabrications by Doris1126/1128
Fennell Artworks1201
Fiber on a Whim, LLC1144
Field's Fabrics915/917/1014/1016
Freedom Star United1327/1329
From my heart to your hands504/506
Gadgets517/519
Gammill Quilting Systems401/403/500/502
H&W Fabric Company929/931/933
Hancy/Full Line Stencil Co.1127/1129
Handi Quilter, Inc.609/611/708/710
Hannah's Quilts & Crafts1230/1232
Happy Memories Quilts1105
Hearts To Holly Quilt Shop1115/1117
Hobbs Bonded Fibers1001/1100
HT Quilt Hangers617
Hummingbird Highway1314
Husqvarna Viking/Lakeshore Sewing1235/1334
Ideal Jewelry1224
Innova925/927/1024/1026
Ivy Basket1033
J.J. Stitches1131/1133
Janome America509/511/608/610
Jean S. Lyle/Chris Moline717/719
Jenny Bugs Quilting1330
Joy's Fabrics & Quilts1017/1019/1021
Juki America1039/1138/1140
Just Curves514
Kerry's Kollectibles1025
KimonoMomo Japanese Textiles1130
Koala Cabinets/Gall Sewing615/714
Laga Handbags and Accessories1010
Legacy Quilts315/317
Liberty Homestead1307
Lucy-in-the-Sky Quilts1303
Magnificent Quilting Company1318
Martelli Enterprises1015/1114/1045
Midwestern Solutions935
Modern Quilt Studio1102
Moonlight Design Quilts & Wearables1218
Morgan Quality Products / JD Stencils716/718
Nancy Clark Handweaver820
Nancy J's Fabrics619/621
Nancy's Quilt Design307
Nolting Longarm1331/1333
NoSoreFeet.com1034
Oliso, Inc405
Pennywinkle Quilting Machines1225/1324
Piecemakers Quilt Shop941/943
Pineapple Press Patterns1111
Plays With Wool Designs1311
Primitive Gatherings815/817/914/916
Prints Charming1006/1008
Prize Possessions1335
PS Sparkle Designs415
Quilt Plus1011
Quilted In Clay406
Quilted Memories Inc1207/1209
Quilter's Express1004
Quilter's Haven407/409
Quilts Plus, Inc.416/418
Rachel's of Greenfield807
Red Button Quilt Co.1302/1304
Roll N Ruler / Steam Cleaner518/520
Scissor Buddy1301
Seams Like Home, LLC1003/1005
Seams To Me1134
Sew Very Smooth945
SewBatik417/419/421
Sew-Ergo Advantage516
Siesta Silver Jewelry818
Sisters In Quilting1220
Smith-Owen Sewing & Quilt/Pfaff1027/1029/1031
Something New1125
Specialty Product Sales811/910
Stipples Etc.1300
Suffolk Shaker Shop508
Superior Threads907/909/911
Surgeon's Skin Secret1215
Tailormade Cabinets1135/1234
The Beauty of Pandau1320
The Bell Collection1315
The Christmas Shoppe309/311
The Quilted Heart1106/1108
The Quilter's Hall of Fame1103
The Stitching Well1040/1042
The Whole Country Caboodle410
the-sampler.com1202/1204
Thimbles by TJ Lane905
Things Past & Present1219/1221
TinLizzie 18814/816
TQM Products616
Tracey's Tables1101
TSC Designs1018/1020
Tutto Luggage / Mascot Metropolitan, Inc.1038
Two Sisters Quilting1326
Two Sisters Quilting, Inc.1107/1109
Wendt Quilting321
Winline Textile Products939
Wood Valley Designs919/921
WV Quilt618/620
YLI Corporation402/404
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The Merchant Mall is open all regular show hours.
Wednesday through Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm