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Conference Schedule

Note:  All sessions are in the Theater unless otherwise noted.

Day 1: Sunday, September 25, 2022

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm      Vendor Set-up in the Theatre

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm      MACVB Membership Meeting – Terrace Room Closed session for MACVB members only

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Check-in and refresh for evening

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm      Drinks on the front porch, sponsored by the Grand Hotel

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm      Enjoy dinner in the Grand Pavilion – Bob Tagatz historical presentation, cash bar

Note: The Cupola and the Audubon Bar are open until midnight.

Day 2: Monday, September 26, 2022

7:30 am - 8:30 am       Vendor/Silent Auction set-up, Pre-Function space

7:30 am - 8:30 am       Breakfast in the Dining Room (MACVB Section)

8:30 am - 10:00 am     Opening Keynote - Joe Veneto, Veneto Collaboratory

10:00 am -10:30 am    Morning Break - Visit Vendors and Silent Auction - Pre-function space

11:30 am -11:45 am    Break, Visit Vendors and Silent Auction

11:45 am - 1:00 pm     Lunch in the Dining Room (MACVB Section)

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm       Visit Vendors

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm       General Session, Joe Veneto - Session #2

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm       Afternoon Break

6:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.    Live WJR Broadcast "Paul W. Smith Show" - lobby level

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm       Visit Sponsors/refresh for dinner

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm      Dinner in the Grand Pavilion

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm      Mackinac Island CVB/Mlive Media Group sponsored beverages/Live Auction/cash bar

Note: The Cupola and the Audubon Bar are open until midnight.

Day 3: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

8:00 am - 9:00 am       Vendor Displays, Pre-Function space

8:00 am - 9:00 am       Breakfast in the Dining Room (MACVB Section)

9:00 am - 10:15 am     General Session - Jaime Kamps Duac, Air DNA

10:15 AM                       Silent Auction Closes

10:15 am - 10:30 am   Break/final hotel check-out

10:30 am - 11:45 am   General Session - Marketing - Panel:  Responsible Recreation Initiatives.

11:45 am                      Break, Vendor Tear Down.  Final Silent Auction items to be picked up.  Please pay a final visit to our sponsors and    thank them for their sponsorship!

Noon                             Lunch buffet - in the Dining Room

Noon                             Vendors Lunch - in the Dining Room - MACVB Section

12:15 pm - 2::00 pm    Lunch and All Members Shirtsleeves session, Closed session for MACVB members only.

Grand Pavilion    Note:  CVB's must RSVP in advance for the luncheon

2:00 pm                        Departure.  Travel Safely!

Silent Auction

Place your bids on a variety of gifts and packages at the 22nd Annual MACVB Silent Auction.  All monies raised will benefit the MACVB PAC.  Checks should be made payable to "MACVB PAC".  Personal checks and credit cards only. (No corporate payments.) Minimum bids must be met, or the item will be returned to the donor.  All winning bids are "final".

2022 SPONSORS:

Premiere Sponsors

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GOLD Sponsors

SILVER Sponsors

BRONZE Sponsor

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Break Sponsor