• GLCVB Website Wins MSAE Diamond Award

     
    POSTED October 12, 2016
     

The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau received the Diamond Award from the Michigan Society of Association Executives at the 15th Annual Awards Banquet held in Plymouth.

for the CVB won Best Website for an organization with an annual operating budget at or above $1 million. The GLCVB competed with close to 60 other entries for the award.

“We at the Greater Lansing CVB are extremely proud of the success of our newly redeveloped and mobile-friendly website,” says Jack Schripsema, president and CEO, GLCVB. “To receive this honor from our partners at MSAE, in front of our peers within the meetings industry, is a true honor.”

The MSAE has more than 1,000 members and 400 international, national, state, regional and local branches. It provides members with networking opportunities, a platform to exchange ideas and other benefits. 

Daily life has been significantly altered by COVID-19, no matter the industry. Many are working from home, while children stay inside for online schooling. Meetings and events have been hit especially hard, since the essence of the industry is face-to-face interactions. While we continue to self-isolate, plenty of organizations have been offering webinars with insights on how to handle the pandemic—watching webinars is a great way to use that extra time you might have used for your commute to learn something useful.

 

As the spread of the novel coronavirus continues to put immense pressure on the U.S. health care system and the people who keep it running, the American Hotel and Lodging Association is working to connect hotels with health workers who are struggling to find housing.

 

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, most people are working from home. Many are social distancing or quarantining with their children, who have transitioned to online classes. Restaurants, bars, coffee shops, offices, stores and so much more have been temporarily shut down in many states, affecting daily life in the most unexpected of ways.