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Shirt Sleeve Session

Join peers from your career discipline to roll up your sleeves and take on the issues in your industry that are most important to you! This session is an opportunity to ask questions, share experiences and contribute solutions with peers from across the state of Michigan. Don’t miss out on learning new skills and networking with peers during these curated sessions.

Join top level directors (organization presidents, CEOs/CFOs, general managers, and owners) to share best practices from your business!

This session is designed for middle-level management to discuss challenges and share solutions across the industry!

Collect ideas and insight from like professionals on recruiting, retention, generational challenges, and more!

Hear how your peers work to combat selling obstacles and what has brought them the most success as the industry evolves!

This session is designed for front office, housekeeping, and reservations & revenue management professionals. Hear how other teams communicate and make adjustments to overcome their property’s challenges!

  • Information Technology Moderated by Kim Young

Learn from other IT professionals from various aspects of the hospitality industry on their pain points, new products/trends, and more!

Collaborate with other facility managers to share suggestions and best practices.

  • F&B/ Catering & Event Management Moderated by Dino Kafantaris

Join heads with F&B professionals from hotels, convention centers, meeting venues, and bars/restaurants to share strategies for improvement!

  • Public Relations/Crisis Management Moderated by Tim Dye

Regardless of your segment of the hospitality industry, PR & crisis management play a role in your business. Find out how your peers strategize their campaigns and how they plan for managing crises.

Marketing is important for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Listen and learn from other marketing professionals across the industry!

  • Alternative Option-Legislative Session with Bret Marr

Educate yourself on the current political atmosphere impacting our industry. Find out what is next and hear from others how potential bills could affect your operations.