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Save the Date-August 9th, Check In Michigan Golf Outing

CHECK IN MICHIGAN’S Annual Golf Outing will take place Thursday, August 9th. The 2018 outing will be held at the world-class St. Ives Golf Course at Tullymore Golf Resort in Stanwood, Michigan. This year’s event provides a day of pure fun with CHECK IN MICHIGAN’S hospitality and tourism members, attractions, CVBs, industry vendors and suppliers, […]

Date change for the 2019 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism

  Mark your calendar for March 5 – 7, 2019! The 2019 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism has moved to a new date! We hope you’ll join us on our new dates at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan. Why the Change? Recent feedback shared by industry stakeholders regarding the […]

CHECK IN MICHIGAN | word’s out. it’s time to check in.

Check In MIchigan is an association of our hospitality and tourism industry, where the voices of our community come together to forge a stronger future for our hotels, attractions, and hospitality ventures.  This new name invites stakeholders of all kinds to check in on topics of importance, while presenting a public identity that supports all […]

AirbnbWATCH Michigan

Check in Michigan cannot rest on past successes around the short term rental regulations.  We must build awareness of this issue with lawmakers and grassroots support for the campaign. Use the Phone2Action tool and ask your legislators to oppose HB 4504 and SB 329. AirbnbWATCH is an organization that brings together a concerned entities dedicated […]

Pure Michigan Campaign Funding Recommendation By Governor Snyder

The $35 million appropriated for Pure Michigan in fiscal year 2018 is projected to generate over $291 million in tax revenue. That’s money Michigan can invest in roads, schools and other budget priorities. In February, Governor Snyder recommended maintaining the current $35 million funding level for Pure Michigan in FY 2019. While the long-term goal […]

Check In Michigan is Your Voice

Check In Michigan is your voice in Lansing, representing the hospitality and tourism industry and advancing the political agenda to benefit our stakeholders. Every several months we release an updated Legislative Update. See the March 1, 2018 Legislative Update here. DOWNLOAD 

Deanna Richeson to Lead Check In Michigan

CONTACT: Lorri Rishar 517.853.6787 | lorri@edgepartnerships.com March 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Deanna Richeson to lead MI Lodging & Tourism Assn. OKEMOS, Mich. – The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (Check In Michigan) has selected Deanna Richeson as its incoming president and chief executive officer. Known for her collaborative leadership, Richeson joins the association March 28. […]

Pure Michigan a Strong Investment in State’s Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2016 Contact: Michelle Grinnell 517-241-0251 grinnellm@michigan.org Pure Michigan a Strong Investment in State’s Economy LANSING, Mich. – The Pure Michigan campaign continues to generate a strong impact for the state’s economy according to data released today at the 2016 Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. In 2015, 4.6 million trips […]

Check In Michigan Secures Funding for Pure Michigan

CONTACT: Lorri Rishar 517.853.6787 lorri@edgepartnerships.com June 2, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Check In Michigan secures funds for Pure MI OKEMOS, Mich. – The Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association’s diligent pursuit of additional funding for Pure Michigan paid off this week with approval from the state Legislature. Check In Michigan’s efforts, supported by state Senator Jim […]