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The Success of Detroit Hosting the ASAE Annual Convention

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 6:00 PM

Larry Alexander, FASAE, shares the success of the ASAE Annual Convention that showcased Detroit and Dearborn in 2015.

Detroit worked hard through its comeback to be considered as a host city for this national event.

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Detroit's Vibrant Sports Venues

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 5:00 PM

The Detroit Sports Authority, part of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is continuing to make a difference for the city. Detroit is one of the few cities that have four major sports facilities in it’s downtown area. Thus, the city provides a unique venue for sporting events.

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New Detroit Marketing Campaign Making a Difference

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 4:00 PM

The marketing being conducted by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is making a difference.  A new campaign the Bureau is conducting through leadership with SMZ, is involving more interactive marketing.  This has led to increased occupancy and thus, new hotels. 

Larry Alexander shares information about the new boutique properties coming into the market place and the background on the decision to eliminate Airbnb’s in the city.

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Meet Larry Alexander, FASAE, President & CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 3:00 PM

Meet Larry Alexander, FASAE, President & CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau. Learn about his career experiences, passion for making a difference and legacies created during his illustrious career with the DMCVB.

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The Change in Marketing Messages for Detroit

Association Impact
July 10, 2018 2:00 PM

In recent years, the city of Detroit, Michigan has earned the nickname “America’s Comeback City” – and rightfully so. Larry Alexander, FASAE shares with listeners the change in the marketing messages for Detroit. The campaign began in 2009 when the city began making major improvements to the Cobo Center, the hospitality venues and the city in general. Learn about these expansion efforts and the return on investment.

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The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau Shares New Initiatives

Association Impact
June 28, 2018 8:00 AM

The Greater Lansing Convention & Vistors Bureau has interallied with a number of other Lansing area headquartered facilities to make Lansing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) friendly center.

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GLCVB Services and its Economic Impact

Association Impact
June 28, 2018 6:00 AM

What is a destination marketing organization versus company? As one of the 55 destination Marketing organization’s in the state of Michigan, President, Jack Schripsema shares the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau services and how a meeting professional can assess those services.

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Getting to know GLCVB's Jack Schripsema

Association Impact
June 27, 2018 5:00 PM

On this segment of Association Impact is Jack Schripsema. Jack has been Present/CEO of Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau for the past six years. Hear about Jack’s career path and what brought him full circle to be back in his college town. You will learn about some of the changes in the hospitality industry during Jack’s career and learn more about the Lansing Bureau and their goals.

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MessageMakers Catalyst for Events and More

Association Impact
June 21, 2018 8:00 AM

Wrapping up an episode of MBN's Association Imapact, Cheryl Ronk continues her conversation with Terry Terry of MessageMakers, an Event AV, Video Production and Custom Training firm, has served as the catalyst for the revitalization of Lansing’s historic Old Town district. 

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MessageMakers Creatively Tracking Emotions

Association Impact
June 21, 2018 6:00 AM

Emotion flow at your meetings…… what if you could plan for that emotion? That is exactly what MessageMakers, of Old Town, Lansing, MI, does for their events. 

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