Tuesday, December 5, 2023



The Big Picture

Jamie Furbush portrait. August 17, 2023

Beyond Heads in Beds

Jamie Furbush has found her home in Frankenmuth—on all fronts. The president and CEO of the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors...
Jenn Morden in front of the Lansing capitol building. May 16, 2023

A True Team Player

Jenn Morden loves being part of a team, and she found hers at the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau. Joining the organization last...

Yooper Through and Through

If you ask Tom Nemacheck, he has the greatest job there is. The executive director of Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation for the last 27...

Up to the Challenge

Kristy Poore laughs when she remembers how she came to her current position as the national sales account executive for Destination Ann Arbor.“One of my former bosses...

Convention Reinvention

Karen Totaro returns to the Midwest to run Detroit’s Huntington Place. Karen Totaro knows a few things about running a convention center. Over her 30-year career,...

Kudos for the Mission Point Resort Team

Forget about sibling rivalry and let’s hear it for brother-and-sister achievement. On November 3, Mark Ware and Liz Ware of Mission Point Resort on...

A Lifelong & Passionate Petoskey Promoter

After 36 years as director of the CVB, Peter Fitzsimons is retiring. By Shelley Levitt In 1985, Peter Fitzsimons, a former hotel general manager, became the...

Boyne Resorts Announces Staffing Changes in Michigan Sales Department

There’s staffing news in the Michigan sales department of Boyne Resorts. Brie Kear has been promoted to the role of director of sales and...