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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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MessageMakers Making a Difference

Association Impact
June 20, 2018 8:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk interviews Terry Terry, or TNT, founder and president of MessageMakers, to learn more about his background and why MessageMakers is in the greater Lansing area.

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Hindsight is 20/20 Reflections with Former MI Governor Jim Blanchard

Association Impact
February 27, 2018 9:00 AM

Former Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard wrapped up the morning session for MSAE's Legislative & Public Policy Conference 2018.

He reflected on the hard decisions he had to make while Governor of Michigan 1983-1991, and then insight on what he sees in politics nationally and in Michigan here in 2018.

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Meet MBN Program Host Cheryl Ronk

Michigan Business Network
January 11, 2018 12:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk is President of the Michigan Society of Association Executives where for 15 years she has lead professionals that operate association and advocacy groups, provide professional development, and member services to association professionals. She also represents the association sector on legislative initiative at the federal and state levels, having successfully lobbied for needed modifications in Michigan’s Nonprofit Corporation Act. Cheryl hosts the show   Association Impact   on Michigan Business Network.
Cheryl is the only Michigan Executive to be awarded the distinguished designation of ASAE Fellow, which is presented to innovative association leaders.
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