• Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: 2016 Michigan EPIC Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2016 ISSUE
     

The Event Professional Industry Class Awards were held April 5 at MotorCity Casino’s Sound Board. Kurt Colone of Mike Staff Productions was the emcee, with entertainment by the Dan Rafferty Band.

Options for unconventional seasonal gatherings abound across the state. 

From cities teeming with bright lights to snowy small towns, Michigan is a winter wonderland. If you’re looking for a way to make your event or post-event outing more festive, consider these unique holiday offerings. 

Peacock Road Family Farm 

Laingsburg

 

After 36 years as director of the CVB, Peter Fitzsimons is retiring. By Shelley Levitt

In 1985, Peter Fitzsimons, a former hotel general manager, became the executive director of the newly formed Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau. He never left. In June, the 73-year-old Detroit native announced that he’d be stepping down from the role at the end of the year. 

MIM+E: When did you begin your career in hospitality?

 

The Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) hosted its first inperson event since the pandemic began at The Medalist Golf Club in Marshall. MSAE’s goal was to host a fun networking opportunity that followed COVID guidelines, and helped members gain confidence attending in-person events again.