Convention

Book Your Stay For Grand Rapids Today!

UPDATE 6/16 - A limited number of rooms have opened up at the Amway Grand Hotel and Courtyard and JW Marriott hotels. Please click the link below to check availability. If there are no remaining vacancies please contact our Convention Director Steve Tolman at stolman@foe.com.

In 2017, International Convention returns to the Amway Grand Hotel in beautiful Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 17-20. Convention festivities will take place inside the Amway Grand Hotel and the DeVos Place Convention center adjacent to the hotel.

We currently have limited availability at our four convention hotels. Availability can change dependent upon cancellations, but right now rooms are extremely limited. The Holiday Inn has rooms remaining, however not all are available at the special Eagles rate.

The Homewood Suites, two blocks from the Amway Grand, has rooms available. If you book six (6) or more nights, the rate could be as low as $169/per. If you book less than six (6), the rate could jump to $229/per. Call Homewood Suites at 616-451-2300 to check availability.

If you do not have a room and would like to be put on a waiting list, please email Convention Director Steve Tolman at stolman@foe.com.

Hotel Price Number Availability
Amway Grand Hotel $105/night 800-253-3590 Limited
Courtyard Marriott $105/night 877-901-6632 Limited
JW Marriott $115/night 877-901-6632 Limited
Holiday Inn $114/night 616-235-7611 Group Rate Rooms Limited
Homewood Suites $169 to $229/night 616-451-2300 Available. Price dependent on stay length

 

To receive the group rate, simply mention that you are a guest with the Fraternal Order of Eagles Grand Convention. 

As a guest with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, you will receive complimentary self-parking in our hotel parking ramps. If you choose to valet park, this will be offered at a discounted rate of $15 per evening. 

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Gail Andrus Airport Shuttle

Airport transportation to and from our official Convention hotels can be arranged through Gail Andrus Travel. Shuttles will depart from the airport hourly from 10 a.m. to Midnight on Saturday, July 15, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 16. Return shuttles from the hotels will depart hourly from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 21. The cost for round-trip transportation is $20 per-person. Click here to complete the reservation form or call 1-800-532-2431 to make your reservation.

Reservations are encouraged, however tickets will be offered on-site as capacity allows. Shuttles will pick up from and drop off at the Amway Grand Hotel, J.W. Marriott, Courtyard Marriott and Holiday Inn.


Phil Vassar

Mr. & Mrs. Banquet
Phil Vassar is one of a handful of musicians to have multiple hits as a songwriter AND as an artist. He has 10 Number 1s, 15 Top 10s and 26 Top 40 hits. Top songs include Just Another Day In Paradise, Carlene, Six Pack Summer, American Child, For A Little While and My Next Thirty Years (Tim McGraw), Right on the Money (Alan Jackson), I’m Alright and Bye Bye (JoDee Messina), Little Red Rodeo (Collin Raye) and many more. Vassar recently launched “Songs From The Cellar” – a wine-infused musical conversation airing across the United States and Europe.


Hitsville

Welcome To Grand Rapids Show
Take a trip to Motown during our Welcome to Grand Rapids Show with Hitsville USA Legends of Motown Tribute Show. Featuring a seven-piece band playing almost every classic Motorwn song, Hitsville is a spectacular production you won't want to miss! The program begins by paying tribute to the one and only Diana Ross! The homage to the Temptations showcases five brilliant performers dressed in sharp red suits, treating the audience with vocal harmonies echoing the real deal. The event concludes with a great performance by a Stevie Wonder impersonator escorted onto the stage and seated at the keyboard before leading a final salute with the full cast. 


2017 International Convention

Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 17-20


Convention Forms

Ritual Forms

Talent Show


Flight Discounts

2017 Convention guests are eligible to receive discounted airline tickets through United Airlines. To book online, visit www.united.com, then click on "All Search Options." Scroll down to "Promotions and Certificates" and put in the following code: ZXM5310176, then put in your cities and dates you want to travel to review your options.

You may also call the meetings desk at 1-800-426-1122. There is no extra charge to reserve your flight over the phone.

The F.O.E. will once again offer discounted flights through Delta Airlines for the International Convention. Reservations and ticketing are available online. Select Book Your Flight and once you're at the Book Your Flight page, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMPC9 in the box provided. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 1-800-328-1111 Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. CDT. There is no fee for booking over the phone.


Scooter Rentals

 

Amigo Mobility Center is offering discounted rates on scooters for the 2017 International Convention. Scooters are $30 per-day or $150 per-week (5-7 days) plus tax. Scooters also have a $35 delivery/pick up fee to downtown hotels. Payment, in full, is required two weeks prior to the event and delivery of the scooter. Your scooter will be delivered in advance of your stay to the Concierge Desk at the hotel, tagged with your name. Please return the scooter to the Concierge at the end of your stay. No reservations will be accepted after June 1, 2017. Deadline is subject to change based on availability. A limited number of scooters is available so reserve yours today to guarantee access. Call toll free at 866-361-7559 and mention the Eagles' International Convention to reserve your scooter.


TG Sheppard

Ladies' Auxiliary Banquet
TG Sheppard has always had an unstoppable passion for music. This passion along with 21 number one hits and being ranked among the top 100 country artists of all time has made him one of the most popular live performers on tour today. It's only natural with a show chock full of chart topping hits like "Last Cheaters Waltz","I Loved 'Em Everyone","Do You Wanna Go To Heaven", and "Party Time" that TG has developed a reputation as a solid performer who delivers exactly what audiences want. All this and more combined with a steadfast dedication to entertainment has truly made him one of the great Legends in country music.

Rocky LaPorte

Welcome to Grand Rapids Show
Rocky LaPorte’s appeal comes from his everyman, streetwise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country. A former truck driver and dock worker, Rocky has accumulated a slew of performances throughout his career, including Last Comic Standing, Showtime’s The Godfathers of Comedy and on the big screen in Tim Allen films Crazy on the Outside and The Shaggy Dog. His clean, blue-collar style of comedy continues to increase in popularity as he travels the country.

Steve Shaffer

Mr. & Mrs. Banquet
Steve Shaffer is an Ace Award-winning writer, a stand-up comedian with multiple national TV appearances and an actor who has appeared on film, television and commercials. This multi-faceted artist has appeared on The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The A-List on Comedy Central, The CBS Morning Show and more. Steve continues to perform in comedy clubs, casinos, cruise ships and corporate events around the world.


2017 State/Provincial Conventions

State/Province Headquarters/Host Aerie Dates
Alabama Decatur #4185 June 2 - 3
Alaska Anchorage #4207 April 27 - 29
Alberta/Saskatchewan Moose Jaw #3395 May 19 - 21
Arizona Phoenix (State) with HQ: Embassy Suites June 9 - 12
Arkansas Altus #3455 June 9 - 11
British Columbia Abbotsford #2726 June 8 - 10
California Bakersfield #93 HQ: Doubletree Hotel June 20 - 25
Colorado Grand Junction #595 June 23 - 25
Connecticut Middletown #681 June 10 - 11
Dakotas Rugby #3834 June 7 - 10
Florida Tampa (State) HQ: Double Tree Hilton June 14 - 17
Georgia Atlanta #714 June 9 - 11
Idaho Idaho Falls #576 June 21 - 23
Illinois Pana #4109 HQ: Decatur Conference Center & Hotel, Decatur, Ill. June 11 - 13
Indiana Indianapolis (State) HQ: Indianapolis Marriott East June 22 - 24
Iowa Des Moines (State) HQ: Holiday Inn & Suites June 15 - 17
Kansas Junction City #830 May 31 - June 3
Kentucky HQ: Ramada Plaza, Louisville, Ky. June 9 - 11
Maine Brewer #3177 June 9 - 11
Maryland Salisbury #4503 June 22 - 25
Massachusetts Worcester #4311 HQ: Hilton Garden Inn June 9 - 11
Michigan Midland (State) HQ: Valley Plaza Hotel June 14 - 17
Minnesota St Cloud #622 HQ: Kelly In June 14 - 18
Missouri Cape Girardeau #3775 June 23 - 25
Montana East Helena #4040 June 15 - 18
Nebraska Norfolk (State) HQ: Divot's - Norfolk Convention Center June 7 - 11
Nevada Henderson #2672 April 27 - 29
New Hampshire Somersworth #1887 June 2 - 4
New Jersey TBA TBA
New Mexico Roswell #3187 June 9 - 11
New York Ithica #1253 June 16 - 18
Ohio Columbus (State) HQ: Crown Plaza June 19 - 24
Oklahoma Spiro #3860 June 2 - 4
Ontario London #4060 June 2 - 4
Oregon Albany #2255 June 21 - 24
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh (State) HQ: Double Tree Hilton June 8 - 10
Quebec Trois-Rivieres #4236 June 9 - 11
Tennessee Chattanooga #945 HQ: Hampton Inn May 19 - 21
Texas Lubbock (State) HQ: Clarion Hotel Grand Park June 21 - 24
Utah Park City (State) HQ: Park City Marriott May 18 - 21
Vermont Burlington #793 June 2 - 4
Virginia Winchester #824 June 22 - 24
Washington Yakima (State) HQ: Red Lion Inn June 15 - 18
West Virginia Clarksburg #2353 June 9 - 11
Wisconsin Viroqua #2707 June 22 - 25
Wyoming Powell #2426 June 7 - 12

 

 

Upcoming Conventions

2017
Amway Grand Hotel
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Monday, July 17- Thursday, July 20, 2017
2018
Dallas, Texas
Monday, July 9- Thursday, July 12, 2018
2019
Louisville, Kentucky
Monday, July 8- Thursday, July 11, 2019
2020
Spokane, Washington
Monday, July 20- Thursday, July 23, 2020

Interested in Hosting the Fraternal Order of Eagles?

Contact Convention Director Steve Tolman at stolman@foe.com or by phone at 615-294-7229.

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