MSU College of Law

Planning Your Travel

Seminar Locations

The seminar will be held at the state-of-the-art Henry Center for Executive Development and the MSU Law College. The Henry Center is on the MSU campus and adjacent to the Forest Akers golf course at 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910. The Law College is a short drive from the Henry Center at 648 N Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824.

Transport will be provided between the Henry Center and the College of Law at the beginning and end of the day. 

Both can be located on MSU’s interactive map.


The recomended hotel for the seminar is Candlewood Suites – 3545 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910. This hotel is adjacent to the Henry Center, and the seminar will provide transport between the Henry Center and the College of Law for the day it is needed.

You will need to book your own hotel room. The cost is not included in the conference registration fee.

The seminar begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12th, so you may want to plan to arrive at the hotel on Monday, July 11th. The Seminar will adjourn at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14th.

Reservations can be called in at 1-517-351-8181 or by using the link: Global Food Law

Getting to East Lansing 

We recommend flying into Lansing Capital City Airport [LAN]. 
This is a short car ride from the hotel and from MSU.  Candlewood Suites is happy to provide transportation to/from the airport and to/from campus. They ask that guests contact them at least 2 weeks prior to arrival to set up shuttle requests.

If flying into Detroit Metro Airport [DTW], it is a roughly 90 minutes drive from East Lansing.
You can rent a car or arrange for transport on the Michigan Flyer. This is an express luxury coach service with free wi-fi, serving Greater Lansing and Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport, as well as several other Michigan cities. Their drop off is located on Albert St., outside of the East Lansing Marriott. If you stay at the conference hotel, you will need to arrange transport from the dropoff to Candlewood Suites. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Reservation can be made on line or by calling 1-888-MI-FLYER (888-643-5937) or their local number 517-333-0400.

Other nearby airports include:
Flint (Bishop International) [FNT]. An approximately 50 minutes drive, flying into Flint would require renting a car.
Grand  Rapids (Ford   International) [GRR] An approximately one hour drive, flying into Grand Rapids would require renting a car.

If renting a car, there is free parking at the Henry Center and the seminar will provide parking passes for the Law College.

Getting to the Henry Center & Candlewood Suites

The Henry Center is located at 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910.

Exit US 127 at the Jolly Road exit (1st exit north of I-96 intersection). At the end of the ramp turn left (east) on Dunkel. Turn left (north) on Collins Road. In approximately one mile, turn left (west) on Forest Road. The Henry Center for Executive Development and Candlewood Suites are located on the immediate right. 


On Tuesday, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks throughout the day will be served.
On Wednesday, breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day will be served.
On Thursday, breakfast, lunch and morning snacks will be served.

You will be on your own for dinner on Wednesday, as well as Monday and Thursday if arriving early or staying late.

Candlewood Suites has an attached restaurant, and many area restaurants are a short drive away or offer delivery.


We suggest that attendees dress comfortably in business-casual attire. Rooms may be cool and bringing a sweater or light jacket is recommended.

Conference materials

All handouts and any additional materials will be provided electronically.