WHO:  The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) staff, Board of Directors as well as area hospitality industry staff and other regional community leaders.

WHAT:  Executive leadership of the GLCVB will give an overview of the highlights and successes of 2013 and offer a glimpse of key 2014 initiatives. Then the inaugural selection of Greater Lansing Community Champions and Greater Lansing Sports Authority Partner and Sports Volunteer of the Year will be presented with awards. Lastly, National Speakers Association member Ken Wasco will give a presentation on ‘Service Excellence."

WHERE:  Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel - Ballroom
                 925 South Creyts Road, Lansing

WHEN:  Thursday, March 6, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration, networking & breakfast
  • 8:45 a.m. - GLCVB 2013 highlights and 2014 initiatives
  • 9:15 a.m. - Awards presentation
  • 9:25 a.m. - Presentation by Ken Wasco, Gordon Food Service
  • 10:00 a.m. - Conclusion

WHY:  To gain a better understanding of the critical and multi-tiered impact of tourism on Greater Lansing's economy and interview GLCVB executive leadership as well as newly-awarded Greater Lansing Community Champions.

The mission of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to positively impact
the area's economy by marketing the region as a travel destination. Learn more at