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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


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Importance of “arts & culture” in our lives

Party @ MI Place
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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MFEA | Last Chance For Potential Board Members

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August 30, 2018 9:00 PM

REMINDER:

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL VOTES TO THE MFEA OFFICE BY

FRIDAY AUGUST 31, 2018

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St. Johns Mint Festival Aug.10th-12th

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August 9, 2018 3:00 PM

Sue Bila and catches up with Arlinda Shattuck from the St. Johns Mint Festival. The festival brings in over 5,000 people a day, impacting the economy and is happening August 10th-12th. Arlinda explains that this year the festival will have crafts, flea market, free entertainment, kids activities, quilt show, parade, car show, professional rodeo & high school rodeo, jeep show & obstacle course and dog shows.

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Update from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs

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August 9, 2018 2:00 PM

Alison Watson from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs joins Sue Bila on this segment of Party @ MI Place. Alison and Sue cover the recent 350 Anniversary Celebration of the Soo Locks in Sault St. Marie, MI. Alison has played a huge part for the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs and travels the state to visit small town events to the big art fests. You can find out all the upcoming Michigan events and festivals at www.michiganbusiness.org/industries/mcaca/

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