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Party @ MI Place

Party @ MI Place, hosted by Sue Bila, reviews festivals and events from around Michigan, looks ahead to upcoming events, and highlights people in the festivals and events industry who are making a difference in Michigan’s economy.

12:00 PM every Wednesday
Replay: 6:00 PM, 12:00 AM, 6:00 AM


Recent Posts

The Story & Authenticity of the Holly Dickens Festival

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November 7, 2018 12:00 PM

George Kullis, supervisor of the Holly Dickens Festival tells the story of how the Holly Dickens Festival began and the authenticity of the event on these segments of Party @ MI Place. He also speaks of the volunteer program they continue to build. The current number of volunteers to produce the event….60-75.

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Creating New Arts & Cultural Events in a Down-Time Economy

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November 7, 2018 11:00 AM

Kassie Hilgert of President & CEO ArtsQuest joins Sue Bila on this segment of Party @ MI Place. Kassie shares her experiences in creating many new arts & cultural events in a down-time economy – turning a city into a positive economic and social equity success. Pittsburg Steel Stacks. Kassie shares her excitement in being an educational presenter “Rags to Riches” at the upcoming MFEA 26th. Annual Convention – Nov. 8-11, 2018 – Boyne Mountain Resort.

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Rules & Regulations of Serving Spirits at Local Events

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November 7, 2018 10:00 AM

Sue Bila welcomes Tony Mitchell, Infinium Spirits & President, Michigan Spirits Association. Tony shares information pertinent to the “rules & regulations…state legislation” of serving spirits at local events and the tremendous economic impact to the events. Tony and Sue share insight as to the upcoming Michigan Festivals & Events Convention…the educational and networking opportunities it provides.

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Importance of “arts & culture” in our lives

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November 5, 2018 5:00 PM

John Bracey joins host Sue Bila on this segment of Party @ MI Place for a pair of Segments for this month's episode. John is the Director for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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MFEA | Countdown To 26th Annual Convention In Boyne Mountain

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October 25, 2018 3:00 PM

 

 
Get your registration forms HERE for the 2018 MFEA Annual Convention. Lots of surprises coming your way...brought to you by MFEA!
 
MFEA is looking for Silent Auction Items.
All proceeds from our Silent Auction are put toward the MFEA Scholarship Program.
Please consider bringing a donation to the MFEA Convention this year.
 

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The many interesting and valuable tips for fundraising | Matthew Downey

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October 17, 2018 9:00 AM

Matthew Downey, Dorothy A Johnson Center for Philanthropy joins Sue Bila on these segments to talk about (1) the many interesting and valuable tips for fundraising….all to benefit a local festival and the community. Matt also identifies “where” you may find that special donor!! (2) Matt and Sue exchange “real life” experiences and the benefits of bringing youth forward to serve on your local event Board of Directors.

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The “positive economic & social equity” impact and opportunities the festivals & events provide

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October 17, 2018 8:00 AM

John Gonzales, Reporter for MLIVE Media Group and Amy Sherman of MLive Media join host Sue Bila to talk about (1) fun and interesting stories of their “Michigan’s Best Foods” series as they traveled the state sampling many delicious foods, enjoying great entertainment and sharing the excitement of local festivals & events! and (2) about the “positive economic & social equity” impact and opportunities the festivals & events provide for their businesses and communities.

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Michigan Festivals for October 2018

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October 1, 2018 7:00 AM

 

MFEA, the Michigan Festivals and Events Association shares the calendar of festivals around Michigan for  October 2018.

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Party @ MI State Fair

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September 14, 2018 11:00 AM

September's episode of Party @ MI Place has Host Sue Bila, Executive Director of Michigan Festivals and Events Association on the road to Novi, Michigan's Suburban Collection Showplace. 

MBN's Jeffrey Mosher tagged along to record the experience, and Sue spoke with several key people with and from and active in making the Michigan State Fair happen.

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Michigan Festivals for September 2018

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September 3, 2018 8:00 AM

 

MFEA, the Michigan Festivals and Events Association shares the calendar of festivals around Michigan for  September 2018.

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