• 2017 Best of Michigan Meetings + Events Awards

    POSTED February 21, 2017

Congratulations to the finalists for the Michigan Meetings + Events' 2017 readers’ Choice awards! We look forward to celebrating with you and announcing the winners and 2017 Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday, May 18 at City Opera House.

 The Best of Michigan event is one of the largest gatherings of industry professionals in the region and serves as a wonderful place for planners and suppliers to network. The night includes food, drinks, entertainment and the reveal of Best of Michigan award winners and Hall of Fame inductees. Attendees also are the first to see the newest issue of our magazine!

Thursday, May 18
6-8:30 p.m.

City Opera House
106 E Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
Map and Directions

Schedule of Events
6-7:15 p.m. Cocktail reception with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments
7:15-8:30 p.m. Winners & Hall of Fame inductees revealed

9-11 p.m. Afterglow Party - Hotel Indigo
Keep the celebration going! Join us on the rooftop at Hotel Indigo.

 $10 per peson
After May 16, price increases to $20

Need a room?
We have arranged a special room rate with Hotel Indigo. Book between now and April 20 to take advantage of the $139 room night rate (taxes and fees are extra).

Click here to book online or call (231)932-0500 and use code "MME".

Extra! Extra!
Connect with us on social media before, during and after the awards with the hashtag #BestofMI2017.

Take a peek at our list of finalists (they're in alphabetical order) and view last year's winners and photos from the event

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!

Thank you to our Event Sponsors!

Red Carpet Sponsor      Entertainment Sponsor


Dessert Sponsor      Signature Drink Sponsor


Gift Bag Sponsor


Thank you to our Event Partners! 





Meet the industry’s best of the best and its up-and-coming stars, as chosen by the Minnesota Meetings + Events Editorial Advisory Board.


The votes are in; here are the winners as decided by the readers of Minnesota Meetings + Events.


Best Menu