Michigan Meetings Expo

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center
8768 North Territorial Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
www.foxhills.com/

The Michigan Meetings Expo has been connecting meeting planners with hotels, resorts and service providers since 2006. Planners are able to learn, share ideas, and attend a destination showcase featuring exhibitors from throughout Michigan. Come see the best of Michigan under one roof in one day!

Education

You won’t want to miss a minute of this fast-paced, interactive program at the Michigan Meetings Expo!

As planners and suppliers, let’s face it—we need each other. On May 11, join our community of Michigan meeting professionals to find Common Ground and Reach the Peak in our industry! Back by popular demand, Pete Honsberger of CultureShoc will join Kim Corcoran of Destination Michigan, to lead the climb up the meetings mountain! You will begin at "base camp" and reach multiple peaks during the day on the way to The Summit.  Come experience unique energizers and ice breakers to keep you climbing!

Pete Honsberger – Director of Client Services, CultureShoc
Pete Honsberger leads the delivery of CultureShoc’s team building and meeting facilitation.  An incoming board member of MPI Ohio, Pete was recognized as the chapter’s 2016 Supplier of the Year.  He specializes in helping teams create highly effective meeting experiences and retreats.  He has worked with clients across multiple industries and has served as a speaker to organizations like MiSGMP, MAIA, NTMA and many others.  Pete’s passion is to help teams and leaders get the most of out of their meeting experiences while enjoying them in the process.

Pete Honsberger head shot

Agenda

9 - 9:30 am – Exhibitor set-up
9:30 - 10 am – Attendee registration
10 - 10:30 am – Opening energizer and networking
10:30 - 11 am – Base Camp objectives and idea sharing
11 - 11:30 am – Ice breaker and Education part A
11:30 am - 12 pm – Lunch

12 - 1 pm – Education part B and interactive dessert
1 - 2:30 pm – Exhibitor Trade Show
2:30 - 3 pm  Reach the Summit! (and prize drawing)

Cost

Complimentary to meeting planners; suppliers must be registered exhibitors

Prize Drawings

Every exhibitor will have a prize for one deserving planner. This year, planners are encouraged to bring at least one RFP for an upcoming meeting or event for a chance to be entered in the prize drawing.

Exhibitor Showcase

A sampling of exhibitors that will be in attendance:

  • Ann Arbor Area CVB
  • Aristocat Limo
  • Bavarian Inn Lodge
  • Bay City DoubleTree Riverfront
  • Blue Water Area CVB
  • Boyne Resorts
  • Cadillac Area CVB/Evergreen Resort
  • Calhoun County CVB
  • David Pace Agency
  • Detroit Metro CVB
  • FireKeepers Casino Hotel
  • Flint & Genesee CVB
  • Four Winds Casino Hotel
  • Fox Hills Golf & Conference Center
  • Go Where Meetings Matter
  • Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
  • Great Wolf Lodge & Conference Center
  • Greater Lansing CVB
  • Greektown Casino
  • Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown
  • Indian Trails
  • Inn at Harbor Shores
  • Lansing Lugnuts / Cooley Law School Stadium
  • Laurel Manor
  • Meeting Professionals International, Michigan Chapter
  • Metro Cars
  • MGM Grand Detroit
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives
  • MI Meetings & Events
  • Mission Point Resort
  • MotorCity Casino Hotel
  • Mount Pleasant Area CVB
  • Muskegon County CVB
  • Odawa Casino Resort
  • Ohio State Parks & Lodges
  • Prince Conference Center, Calvin College
  • Radisson Kalamazoo
  • Royal Park Hotel
  • Shanty Creek Resorts
  • Soaring Eagle Casino Resort
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Michigan Chapter
  • Stafford’s Hospitality
  • Suburban Collection Showplace
  • The H Hotel, Midland
  • The Inn at St. Johns
  • Traverse City Tourism
  • Treetops Resort
  • University of Michigan Conference and Event Services
  • Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport