The team at Choose LansingTM is here for you! Choose Lansing'sTM goal is to provide planners with information, resources, and support during the planning process. We want to help make you aware of the many attractions, and offerings of Michigan’s Capital City.
Choose LansingTM can point you in the right direction when you are starting your research in an area. We are committed to the success of your event and attendee satisfaction is very important to us. Our team of Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) can assist in the coordination of event details or activities to enhance the attendee event experience. Additionally, a community team of Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTA) will be at your service to further enhance the success and enjoyment of our community attractions.
Meet the Team
Our team is focused on helping you find the perfect location for your meeting, convention or event. Our certified meeting professionals serve as an extension of your staff, always ready to assist you with hosting your best event yet!
David Buckenberger, CDME, CMP, CTA Senior VP of Business Development
Dave works with all groups that come to Lansing.
Learn More About David
Kristy Doak, CMP, CTA Director of Sales for the Lansing Center
Kristy works with all market segments that utilize the Lansing Center for their meeting space. Learn More About Kristy
Stephanie Wohlfert, CMP, CTA Director of Sales, State Accounts
Stephanie works with state associations and government markets. Learn More About Stephanie
Brandie Putnam, CMP, CTA Senior Convention Services Manager
Brandie works with different market segments, including some of the biggest convention events in the community. Learn More About Brandie
Ariel Backus, CMP, CTA Director of Sales, National Accounts
Ariel works with national/regional associations, Michigan State University, and corporate markets. Learn More About Ariel