Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Midwest Chapter

Congratulations on a Successful

46th MWACSM Annual Meeting

*Details regarding the 47th MWACSM Annual Meeting are coming soon! 

46th MWACSM Annual Meeting

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids, MI
November 9-10, 2018



  • The meeting program with speaker and session information will be posted shortly. 
  • The abstract submission deadline has passed. Abstracts are no longer being accepted. 

Friday Keynote Address

Barry Braun, PhD, FACSM
Is Exercise Really Medicine?

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Saturday Keynote Address

Elizabeth Joy, MD, MPH, FACSM
The Female Athlete Triad


Nicole Mullins

MWACSM Grad Fair

Are you looking to advertise your graduate programs or internships? Connect with students at the MWACSM Grad Fair during the Annual Meeting. Download the MWACSM Grad Fair Request Form to reserve your space. 

MWACSM Student Quiz Bowl

The 2018 Quiz Bowl is accepting team submissions. The first 20 schools to request participation will be entered. All schools after the original 20 requests will be placed on a waiting list in the order they are received. The winning team will receive travel assistance to attend the 2019 National Student Bowl to be held May 28-June 1, 2019 in Orlando. 

Conference Venue & Lodging

The Amway Grand Plaza will serve as the host hotel. A block of rooms have been reserved for November 8-10, 2018 at the conference rates below. Guest room block are held through October 21, 2018 or until the block sells out.  The reservation numbers for those who wish to register via phone are: 800-253-3590 (Toll free) and 616-776-6450 (local). 

  • Classic Room with 1 King Bed - $179 per night
  • Classic Room with 2 Queen Beds - $179 per night
Make reservations online

Students - Are you looking for a roommate to decrease the cost of your trip? Contact the MWACSM Office for more information. 


MWACSM is proud to offer a variety of awards to recognize student and professional achievement throughout the region.   Visit the Awards page for complete details.

MWACSM Annual Meeting Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain exposure to more than 600 attendees including undergraduate & graduate students in a variety of sports medicine or exercise science majors, faculty members, clinicians (AT, Clinical EPs, physicians, etc.) and fitness/wellness professionals. Download the Annual Meeting Exhibit and Sponsorship Guide for complete details and opportunities.