Governing Leadership Forum: Michigan 2017

May 2, 2017
East Lansing, MI


Governing invites you to join us in East Lansing for the sixth annual Michigan Leadership Forum. Spend the day with us to network, be inspired, and leave with a renewed sense of purpose to take action. From the fundamentals of good government to forecasting the future, the agenda will have critical information for every participant’s personal and professional development. The Michigan Advisory Board and Governing’s team assembles a speaker lineup second to none with national thought leaders and local subject matter experts who describe the challenges in serving the public while detailing pragmatic solutions. Register today to join Governing and your colleagues at the 2017 Governing Michigan Leadership Forum.

Topics may Include:

  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Economic Development | Job Creation
  • Finance 101
  • Framing for Impact
  • Innovation & Performance Measurement
  • Mobility & Citizen Engagement
  • Workforce Development
  • Risk Taking in Government
  • Demographics and the Future of Michigan
  • Data-Driven Government Decision-making

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Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

219 S. Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-4000

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Registration Information / Contact Us

Open to Public Sector only.

Registration - Free

If you represent a Private Sector organization and are interested in attending the Event, please contact Heather Earney, (916) 932-1435.

Contact Information

For registration and general assistance contact:
Katie Howard
Phone: (916) 932-1421
E-mail: khoward@governing.com

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:
Heather Earney
Phone: (916) 932-1435
E-mail: hearney@governing.com


Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

219 S. Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-4000

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Host Hotel

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-4000
Reservations: 800-875-5090
Rate: $125.00 standard
Cut-off date: April 1, 2017

You must call the hotel to make reservations at our discounted rate. Please reference "Governing or Michigan Leadership Forum" when making reservations. The room block is contracted for May 1-2. If you are requesting dates outside the contracted dates, these are subject to best available rate. The room block rate may sell out before the cut-off date. Once the rooming block is sold out, rate will be based on availability/best available rate.

Maps and Directions


Self Parking in Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Garage $1/hour - $8/day max


The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center offers pre-arranged transportation to and from the following locations:

• Lansing Capital Region International Airport
• Michigan Flyer Bus Stop
• East Lansing Greyhound / Amtrak Station

Please contact Kellogg Center Guest Services Representatives by calling (517) 432-4000 or (800) 875-5090 to schedule your airport transportation (24 hours prior notification is required). The Kellogg Hotel transportation service is offered from 7:00 a.m. (departing hotel) until 10:30 p.m. (last available time for scheduled pick-up).

For more information on the shuttle, visit: https://kelloggcenter.com/sites/default/files/u11/Shuttle%20doc.pdf