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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: Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth

Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth

Centrally located in the Great Lakes Bay Region of Michigan, the Bavarian Inn Lodge and Conference Center in Frankenmuth can easily accommodate groups of 5 to 500.

Here are a few of the reasons event planners choose Bavarian Inn Lodge year after year:

  • Over 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space situated along 13 acres of riverfront property in the heart of “Michigan’s Little Bavaria”
  • On-site audio visual equipment and complimentary WIFI.
  • 360 European-themed guestrooms, including whirlpool and family suites.
  • World-Famous Frankenmuth entrees at affordable prices.
  • Two Lounge areas to unwind after a successful meeting day, one with nightly entertainment to enjoy.
  • Encourage attendees to bring the whole family to enjoy the Family Fun Center with 18-hole indoor miniature golf, over 100 video and redemption games, two water slides, four swimming pools and three whirlpools (one pool area is for adults only).
  • Walking distance to downtown shopping, attractions and local festivals.
  • Our central location will help increase attendance.
  • Unparalleled warmth and hospitality mixed with European charm.

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.