((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

What's New in the Blog

2017 Rally on Raisin River

Party @ MI Place
July 20, 2017 3:00 PM

Sue Bila, CFEE, President/CEO talks with Toni Cooper executive director for the River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation on this segment of Party @ MI Place. Toni shared a brief history of the event as well as the entire area dating back some 200 years ago. This event is definitely a display of social equity at its finest! Toni and Sue spoke of the Rally on Raisin River including the many festivities happening and the importance of sponsors & volunteers as well as the economic impact.

Read More

Liquor 101 for Festivals & Events

Party @ MI Place
July 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Sue Bila, CFEE, President/CEO welcomes Program Director of the MI Licensed David Puck on this segment of Party @ MI Place. David shares on the programs offered by the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association as they pertain to Festivals & Events.

In the 2nd segment, David & Sue talk about the programs that MLBA will be offering at the 25th. Silver Anniversary Convention Nov. 2-5, 2017 @ Grand Traverse Resort.  They also identified many benefits from attending the programs.

Read More

Flint & Genessee's 'Be a Tourist in Your Hometown' is Saturday July 15th

Michigan Business Beat
July 14, 2017 1:00 PM

The Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau (FGCVB) is proud to host “Be a Tourist in Your Home Town” on Saturday, July 15, 2017. It has a new starting location: Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, 519 S. Saginaw St., Flint.

Here Jeffrey Mosher speaks with DeAndra McCain, MSA, CTA Director, Flint & Genessee Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Read More

Chris Shepler, President, Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry

Party @ MI Place
June 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Chris Shepler. President, Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry talks with Sue Bila at the Chippewa Waterfront Hotel on Mackinac Island. 

He shares the story of the three generation business and 4 generations of Great Lakes boating.

Read More

Fort de Buade Museum Talks Tourism

Party @ MI Place
June 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Cindy Snyder and Mary Beth Powers of the Fort de Buade Museum talk to Sue Bila about tourism while at the Chippewa Waterfront Hotel on Mackinac Island.

Cindy has been a valueable writer for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. Among the popular displays they discuss are a collection of historic indian portraits.

Read More

Brian Bailey, GM, Chippewa Waterfront Hotel on Mackinac Island

Party @ MI Place
June 20, 2017 4:00 PM

Brian Bailey, GM, Chippewa Waterfront Hotel Mackinac Island talks with Sue Bila at the lobby of that facility.

In the first segment Brian discusses the services of the Chippewa from the Pink Pony, to room accomodations.

In the second segment he reviews the great festivals and businesses of Mackinac Island.

Read More

Quincy Ranville, Assistant Director, Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau

Party @ MI Place
June 19, 2017 2:00 PM

Quincy Ranville, Assistant Director, Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau talks with Sue Bila at the Chippewa Waterfront Hotel on Mackinac Island.

 

Read More

Jack Schripsema, President and CEO of Greater Lansing Visitors Conventions Bureau

Party @ MI Place
June 19, 2017 11:00 AM

While recording her June episode of Party @ MI Place at the lobby of the Chippewa Waterfront Hotel. Sue Bila discovered Jack Schripsema, President and CEO of Greater Lansing Visitors Conventions Bureau passing by. He was on the island at the time attending the 2017 Mackinac Island Policy Conference hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. Hear this extra content coming straight to PodCast.

Read More

2017 World Finals for Odyssey of the Mind Comes to Mid-Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 4:00 PM

Jack Schripsema, CTA, Greater Lansing Visitors & Convention Bureau, Lansing, MI, speaks with Chris Holman about the great numbers coming into Mid-Michigan May 24-27th. The 2017 World Finals for Odyssey of the Mindare being hosted in East Lansing, MI.

Read More

Great 2016 Numbers Carrying Through to a Busy 2017 in Greater Lansing

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 11:00 AM

Jack Schripsema, CTA, Greater Lansing Visitors & Convention Bureau, Lansing, MI, speaks with Chris Holman about the great numbers coming in about 2016 tourism. He reviews other recent activity and then looks ahead to the 23rd Annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Town, coming up June 3rd.

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |