Celebrate Your Marriage

Jay & Laura Laffoon, Dr. Gary Chapman more

  • Jay & Laura Laffoon
    Jay & Laura Laffoon
  • Dr. Gary Chapman
    Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Jay & Laura Laffoon
    Jay & Laura Laffoon
  • Dr. Gary Chapman
    Dr. Gary Chapman

At our Celebrate Your Marriage Conference, not only will you experience high-quality programming through engaging speakers and entertainers, you’ll enjoy plenty of one-on-one time with your spouse at one of the most romantic hotels in America! The bonus is that you’ll return home knowing how to celebrate and strengthen your marriage.

Celebrating our 27th year, we have helped thousands of couples Celebrate their Marriage through laughter and growth together with challenging, funny, and relevant speakers … all while savoring time with each other at historic Grand Hotel.

Couples leave Celebrate Your Marriage energized, engaged, and healthy spiritually, resulting in healthy marriages that are an inspiration to others.

Get ready to Celebrate in THREE easy steps!

1-Buy your tickets to the Celebrate Your Marriage Conference.

2-Reserve your room at Grand Hotel where you’ll take a step away from it all and unwind in the warm hospitality that has been charming guests since 1887. (All ticketed guests will receive a link in their iTickets confirmation email to reserve their rooms online.)

3-Buy your ferry tickets to this one-of-a-kind location.

Get ready to CELEBRATE!

Your hosts, Jay & Laura Laffoon
Using true stories, interviews, research, and years of experience, the Laffoons equip couples with the tools they need to nurture one another. Combining humor, music, and lots of honesty, Jay & Laura’s “Celebrate Your Marriage” is designed for married couples of all ages.

Special Guest, Dr. Gary Chapman
Dr. Gary Chapman is an experienced and well-respected family counselor, and a well-known author, having written more than 50 books. He hosts a nationally syndicated radio program, A Love Language Minute, and a Saturday morning program, Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, that air on more than 400 stations. 

The 5 Love Languages, one of Chapman’s most popular titles, topped various bestseller charts for years. It has been published in more than 50 languages, sold more than 20 million copies and is currently on the New York Times best-seller list. Dr. Chapman has been directly involved in real-life family counseling for more than 40 years. Dr. Chapman recently retired after 50 years of serving as senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

Dr. Chapman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively. He has received M.R.E. and Ph.D. degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has taken postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

Dr. Chapman and his wife, Karolyn, have been married for more than 50 years and reside in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Chapmans have two grown children, Shelley and Derek.

SCHEDULE
Sunday, May 21, 2023
3:30pm: Complementary Coffee, Tea and Lemonade. Doors open to session
4:00pm: Opening Session featuring Dr. Gary Chapman
6:30pm: Dinner in the Main Dining Room
(included for couples staying at Grand Hotel)
9:00pm: Date Night featuring Jay and Laura Laffoon

Monday, May 22, 2023
7:30am: Breakfast in the Main Dining Room
(included for couples staying at Grand Hotel)
10:00am: Wake Up & Celebrate! Session featuring Dr. Gary Chapman
10:50am: Complementary Coffee, Tea and Lemonade.
11:10am: Closing Session featuring Dr. Gary Chapman and Jay and Laura Laffoon

*Schedule is subject to change

ACCOMMODATIONS
All Celebrate Your Marriage guests will enjoy a special room rate at Grand Hotel at one of the lowest prices the hotel offers. Our room rate includes your room, dinner for two, and breakfast for two in the hotel's Main Dining Room.

You will reserve your room directly with Grand Hotel. A link to the room reservation form will be included on your confirmation email.

Please note: All attendees to Celebrate Your Marriage are strongly encouraged to book their hotel reservations at Grand Hotel, as meals are included with our special daily rate.

Attendees not staying at Grand Hotel will be required to pay the hotel’s daily admission fee ($10 per person, per day) in order to access all sessions.

In addition, non-hotel guests that wish to eat at Grand Hotel may do so according to the following prices: Breakfast – $49 per person; Dinner – $121 per person. All rates are subject to Michigan sales tax (6%) and require advance reservations by contacting Grand Hotel or visiting the Concierge desk.


**NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS. All sales are final**

Prices:
CONFERENCE ADMISSION GRAND Registration - includes: conference ticket, VIP seating, private dinner with Laffoons and guest speaker. *Must be a guest of Grand Hotel*
CELEBRATE Registration - Includes conference ticket and preferred seating.
GRAND Registration $148.00
CELEBRATE Registration $124.00
General Registration $99.00

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