Meeting room at RAM Center
  • The RAM Center is known for its modern facilities with rustic décor. Unplug yourself from modern distractions and reconnect with your fellow team members. There are several large conference spaces that can accommodate up to 250 guests, as well as several smaller meeting spaces for a more intimate group setting. The great room in the Resource Building, with its stone fireplace and rustic furniture, provides a space for team members to share after-hours time together, fostering further collaboration and team building.


    Reservations are limited to nonprofit, government and education-based organizations, as well as private business with an outdoor or green-themed agenda. For reservations and room rates, please call us at 989-821-6200. You can also reach us by email at

    Audio/Visual Equipment

    The RAM Center has two computer stations available for guests to use at no extra fee. Free wireless internet is available onsite. A wide range of standard and high-tech audio visual equipment is available to rent including projectors, screens, conference phones and more.

    See the full list of A/V equipment and pricing >


Conference Meeting Space

  • The Education Building at the RAM Center holds five separate conference spaces that can accommodate between 56 and 250 people in a theater-style setting. There are two additional conference rooms - the Lounge Room in the Resource Building (where the Dining Hall is located) and the Straits Lodge Meeting Room. These rooms can be set up in a variety of ways: classroom, theater, "U" shape or boardroom with a reduced capacity depending on setup. Below shows the capacity of each room in a theater setup, or see a complete list of seating capacity with alternative setups.

  • Room Size Capacity (theater setup)
    AuSable 64' x 41' up to 250
    Manistee Room 43' x 30' up to 130
    Main Branch 41' x 30' up to 112
    North Branch 20' x 15' up to 56
    South Branch 20' x 15' up to 56
    Straits Lodge 25' x 30' up to 60
    Lounge Resource Building 24' x 47' up to 60

Smaller Meeting Spaces

  • Are you coming with a smaller group and looking for a more intimate meeting space? Check out our smaller conference rooms, most of which are part of the various lodges on the grounds. There is also a smaller meeting room that is part of the Education Building. All the smaller meeting spaces are setup in a boardroom configuration. Our staff will help you choose the best room for your group, based on group size and room availability.

  • Room Size Capacity
    Lake Erie 16' x 24' 16
    Lake Huron 16' x 23' 16
    Lake Superior 15' x 20' 16
    Lake Ontario 15' x 20' 12
    Lake Michigan 14' x 14' 6
    Higgins Room (Education Building) 14' x 8' 8

Photo Gallery

  • AuSable meeting room empty

    AuSable Room (empty)

  • Straits meeting room classroom setup

    Straits Room (classroom)

  • Resource Center meeting room

    Resource Center Room

  • Straits room with boardroom setup

    Straits Room (boardroom)

  • AuSable Meeting Room with rounds

    AuSable Room (rounds)

  • Higgins Meeting Room at the RAM Center

    Higgins Room (boardroom)