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    1. Mary Greenwell, CTA, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB. 

    <p>1. Mary Greenwell, CTA, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB.&nbsp;</p>
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    2. Lisa Calhoun, CMP, MMPI president, DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport. 

    <p>2. Lisa Calhoun, CMP, MMPI president, DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport.&nbsp;</p>
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    3. Kara Zimmer and Candy Carroll, Dolce International. 

    <p>3. Kara Zimmer and Candy Carroll, Dolce International.&nbsp;</p>
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    4. Trisha Olach, CMP, Boyne Resorts, and Cathy Rousseau, Covenant Health Care. 

    <p>4. Trisha Olach, CMP, Boyne Resorts, and Cathy Rousseau, Covenant Health Care.&nbsp;</p>
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    5. Honorees bask in their success. 

    <p>5. Honorees bask in their success.&nbsp;</p>
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    6. Bethany Burnett, CMP, Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center, and Dawn Barth, MMPI immediate past president, Westin Book Cadillac. 

    <p>6. Bethany Burnett, CMP, Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center, and Dawn Barth, MMPI immediate past president, Westin Book Cadillac.&nbsp;</p>
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    7. Kristy Poore, Stephanie Morehouse, Patti Ingelson and Christie Bierlein. 

    <p>7. Kristy Poore, Stephanie Morehouse, Patti Ingelson and Christie Bierlein.&nbsp;</p>
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    8. Alanna Klomp, CMP, Shamin Sanders, Kara Barber and Kate Bartin. 

    <p>8. Alanna Klomp, CMP, Shamin Sanders, Kara Barber and Kate Bartin.&nbsp;</p>
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    9. Sonja Wood, CMP, CTA, GTS, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Veronica Rogers, CMP, EVENTI. 

    <p>9. Sonja Wood, CMP, CTA, GTS, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Veronica Rogers, CMP, EVENTI.&nbsp;</p>

The Meeting Professionals International Michigan Chapter held its annual awards party on June 2 at The Henry, Autograph Collection in Dearborn. The event recognizes the hard work and dedication of Michigan’s meeting pros. This year’s individual winners were Chris Rowley, CMP, for Finest Sales Professional; Veronica Rogers, CMP, for Finest Planner; and Deb Denyer, MIM+E board member, for the 2016 President’s Award of Excellence.

Michigan’s top CVBs welcome groups to their communities with open arms.

 

Lots of meetings, fresh ideas, flexibility and a dedicated team are all required to pull off the best. 

 

The Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association for Catering & Events (NACE) celebrated its annual holiday party at The Whiskey Factory in Detroit with a strolling dinner, music, gift card balloon pop and membership awards. More than 125 members enjoyed the event sponsored by AVL Creative, Chair Covers & Linens, Creative Specialties, The Display Group, Rock Out Entertainment, ShutterBooth, Viviano Flower Shop, BTW Photography and The Whiskey Factory.