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Destination Michigan will help connect your meeting or event with the right destination and services.  We work with both meeting planners and the destinations, hotels, resorts, venues and service providers in Michigan to make that perfect match.  Attend our shows, participate in our cooperative marketing, or utilize our training and consulting to make the connections you need to succeed.

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Featured Partner: Frederik Meijer Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens

Whether celebrating life's special moments in a tranquil garden setting or simply looking for a unique location for a party, business meeting, retreat or special occasion, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is the ideal location for a social or corporate event. With a 158-acre main campus showcasing internationally acclaimed sculptures and themed gardens, Meijer Gardens has multiple event spaces that provide you with diverse options for any event.

When you invite your guests to one of Michigan's leading cultural destinations, we offer our clients:

  • Complimentary admission during your event
  • Free parking for over 1200 vehicles
  • Rental spaces accommodating groups from 2 to 2000 people
  • Creative catering and beverage services with in-house catering options or you may choose from our select list of preferred caterers
  • Breakout rooms for multi functional use
  • Certified audiovisual specialists to ensure that every detail of your program runs smoothly
  • Unparallel hospitality from an award winning team of Event Coordinators
  • Conveniently located to east-west highways and a major north-south thoroughfare
  • A wide range of "out-of-the-box" activities from narrated tram tours to healthy self-directed walking tours through picturesque garden trails offering your guests a one-of-a-kind experience

Attend our Shows

We host education-based tradeshows for meeting planners to network with colleagues, share trends, find solutions to challenges, and to explore new venues and service providers for your next meeting or event. Please consider joining us for our upcoming shows:

Cooperative Marketing

We have been helping destinations, hotels, venues and service providers open doors to new business opportunities for many years. Sometimes you’re so busy taking care of current clients that you lose that precious prospecting time. No worries! Leave the prospecting to us. We’ll put you in front of the right audience at our sales missions, tradeshows and other marketing events. All you need to do is follow up and book the business!

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Training and Consulting

We provide training and consulting for both meeting planners and hotels/service providers. We want to help you succeed in your profession.

Meeting Planners: Choose from an array of training topics that can help you with site selection, negotiations, sponsorships, tradeshows, budgeting and more.

Destinations and Hoteliers: We specialize in training for the hospitality industry. Do you need to open more doors? Are you looking to book more business? Selling a service like a CVB or a hotel is a different kind of sale. We can help you gain credibility in the marketplace and learn the proven steps to selling services.