Hotel and Host Information for The Grinding Doc’s Courses

Listed below is information on the location of courses and suggested hotels. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.

Host: SL Munson & Co. / IGA Abrasives

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan USA

Venue Location: Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport // 3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd SE // Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Hotel Recommendation: Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport // 3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd SE // Grand Rapids, MI 49512 // (616) 285-7600// group rate of $129, quote S.L. Munson & Company or Grinding Doc, code SLM.

Venue: SL Munson & Co.

Location: Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Address: SL Munson & Co. // 1404 Old Dairy Dr. // Columbia, SC 29201

Hotel Recommendation: Courtyard Marriott // 1125 Fort Congaree Trail // Cayce, SC 29033 // 803-794-7033 // group rate of $104, quote SLM or SL Munson & Co., rate applies until October 10.

Travel:  Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Venue: Rush Machinery

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Address: Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Rd, Independence, Ohio 44131

Hotel: Holiday Inn // 6001 Rockside Rd // Independence, Ohio 44131 // Contact: 216-524-8050 // Click here for website // Mention “The Grinding Doc’s High Intensity Grinding Course, hosted by Rush Machinery” to get the reduced rate.

Travel:  Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)

Venue: Mirage Casino

Location: Las Vegas, NV USA

Address: Mirage Casino // 3400 Las Vegas Blvd South // Las Vegas, NV 89109

Room: The Key Largo Room

Booking Info: Reduced rate, quote “The Grinding Doc Int” or “GrindDoc14″ before Thursday, September 18, 2014; reservations: 800-499-6311 or 702-791-7444 or by FAX at 702-791-7495; reduced rate Sunday, Monday & Tuesday evenings at $127; attendees are welcome to come earlier or later, higher rates over weekend.

Travel: Las Vegas Airport (LAS), taxi from airport to the Mirage is around $25.

Host: Rush Machinery

Location: Latrobe, Pennsylvania  USA

Venue Address: Springhill Suites // 115 Arnold Palmer Drive // Latrobe, PA 15650

Hotel Address: Springhill Suites // 115 Arnold Palmer Drive // Latrobe, PA 15650

Travel:  Nearest airport is Arnold Palmer (LBE); Spirit Air direct flights from Ft. Lauderdale, Dallas and Orlando; free shuttle from airport to hotel; larger airport is Pittsburgh (PIT), 1.5-hour drive to Latrobe.

Reservations:  Make a reservation by calling 724-537-7800 // Fax: 724-537-7801; group rate before deadline: $109 per person, quote “Rush Machinery”.

Group Dinner:  Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club, 7:00 p.m. on first night, included in price of course, spouses welcome.

Host: Diamond Innovations

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Address: Diamond Innovations // 6325 Huntley Road // Worthington, OH 43085

Hotel Address: Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Polaris // 8535 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240

Reservations: 614-846-8884// $119/person // *Special room rate is available to those who state “Diamond Innovations Rate” when making the reservation.

Host: Rush Machinery & ANCA USA

Location: Wixom, Michigan USA

Venue Location: ANCA USA // 31129 Century Drive // Wixom, MI 48393.

Hotel Recommendation:  Holiday Inn Express // 48953 Alpha Dr. // Wixom, MI 48393 // Reduced rate of $109.99, valid until March 8, 2019; mention “Grinding course at ANCA”.

Venue: Vollmer

Location: Biberach, Germany

Address: Vollmer // Ehinger Straße 34 // 88400 Biberach/Riß // Germany

Hotel Recommendation: Hotel Kapuzinerhof // Kapuzinerstraße 17 / 88400 Biberach an der Riß // Tel: +49 (0) 7351 506-0 // Fax: +49 (0) 7351 506-100 // Click here for website // special Vollmer rates available until 2 September: business single room with queen bed: 89.20 EUR; business double room for single use: 94.40 EUR; business single rooms 80.20 EUR; quote business rate “Vollmer_100919”.

Travel:  (1) Munich Airport, 210 km & 1.8 hours by car; good train connections from Munich airport to Biberach (Riß) station, which is 14 minute walk to hotel. (2) Frankfurt airport, 360 km & 3.3 hours by car; good train connections from Frankfurt airport to Biberach (Riß) station. Biberach train station 14-minute walk to hotel. Hotel is 13-minute walk to Vollmer. Parking available at Vollmer for those who are driving.

Host: Rush Machinery

Location: Anaheim, California

Venue & Hotel: Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suites Anaheim Resort // 1915 S Manchester Ave. // Anaheim CA 92802 // 714.748.7777. Mention “The Grinding Doc’s High Intensity Grinding Course, hosted by Rush Machinery” to get the reduced rate of $119 + tax. Click here for website.

Travel:  Several possible airports – SNA, LGB, ONT, LAX.

Venue: LANDS Superabrasives

Location: New York City, New York, USA

Address: 25 West 45th Street, New York, New Yor

Hotel Recommendation: Club Quarters, 40 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036 // To book call Member Services at 203-905-2100 and reference group code: LAND27 // Book Online Here  // A special group rate has been procured: $202 plus tax (14.75%) and $3.50/night additional FU charge. // Deadline: January 27, after  which regular rates and availability apply. // Hotel is very close to Times Square, Empire State Building, Central Park and other attractions.

Travel:  New York LaGuardia (LGA), New York JFK (JFK), or Newark New Jersey (EWR). Cars not recommended, cab, Uber or train to midtown Manhattan recommended.

Host: Greenlee Diamond Tool

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL USA

Venue Address: Greenlee Diamond Tool // 2375 Touhy Ave // Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 // (outside Chicago, near O’Hare airport)

Hotel Address: Holiday Inn // 1000 Busse Road // Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 // 847-437-6010 // quote “Greenlee rate”

Travel:  O’Hare (ORD)

Host: None. Course held at Elite Grand Hotel Gävle

Location: Gävle, Sweden

Address: Elite Grand Hotel Gävle, Kyrkogatan 28, 803 11 GÄVLE

Reservations: Make a reservation by calling +46264007300 // 1352 sek /person (Incl. VAT and breakfast buffet) // *Special room rate is available to those who state “The Grinding Doc” when making the reservation.*

Travel:  Nearest airport is Arlanda in Stockholm. There is a train that goes directly from the airport to Gävle, taking about 75 minutes. Hotel is located 100 meters west of the main train station in Gävle.

Host: Blaser Swisslube

Location: Goshen, New York, USA

Address: Blaser Swisslube Inc. // 31 Hatfield Lane // Goshen, New York 10924 // 845 294 – 3200

Travel:  Nearest Airport: Newark. Then one-hour drive to Middletown.

Hotel Address: Hampton Inn Middleton // 20 Crystal Run Crossing // Middleton, NY 10941

Reservations: Make a reservation by calling 1-845-344-3400 // Rate: $114.26/person // Special room rate is available to those who state “The Grinding Doc” or “Blaser” when making the reservation.

Host: Rollomatic

Location: Mundelein, Illinois  USA

Address: Rollomatic // 1295 Armour Blvd // Mundelein, IL  60060 // 866-713-6938

Hotel Address: Crowne Plaza by Hilton // Libertyville-Mundelein // 510 E. Il Route 83 // Mundelein, IL 60060

Reservations: 847-970-6968 // $109/person // Special room rate is available to those who state “Rollomatic Rate” when making the reservation