Conferences & Meeting Planners

Ann Arbor cultivates memorable events.

From sensible meeting spaces to inspirational networking events — meetings hosted in the Ann Arbor area will foster conversation, cultivate creativity, and invigorate your attendees. Download 14 Reasons to Bring Your Group to the Ann Arbor Area (pdf) to find out more. 

Best of Meetings Today Winners 2022

Destination Ann Arbor was named one of the Best MidAmerican CVB/DMOs in 2023 by Meetings Today, for the second year in a row! Meetings Today polled its audience about who they think are the best in meetings destinations. Criteria included quality of meeting space, guest rooms and guest services, efficiency and helpfulness of staff, recreational activities, and overall value and experience.   

Let us help.

Destination Ann Arbor's award-winning and knowledgeable staff ready to assist those planning seminars, large and small meetings, family reunions, group tours, conferences, training programs and more. Contact us today for more information about our complimentary services, including:

  • Research and planning assistance
  • Accommodations and venue inquiries
  • Support materials for proposals
  • Coordinate site visits
  • Hospitality tables and welcome materials

Contact us today to learn why this quintessential college town — renowned for its rich arts and culture, vibrant downtown, and eclectic culinary scene — is the ideal destination for your group.

Kristy Poore, Destination Ann Arbor

Kristy Poore, CMP, CTA

National Sales Account Executive

Contact for information about state, national, international associations and the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters

Nancy Harper-Destination Ann Arbor

Nancy Harper, CTA

National Sales Account Executive

Contact for more information about University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine, Eastern Michigan University, EMU Fraternal Groups and Electrical Training Alliance-NTI

Patti Ingleson, Destination Ann Arbor

Patti Ingleson, GMS, CTA

National Sales Account Executive

Contact for information about the Ironworkers Training Program

Meaghan Hughes 2023

Meaghan Hughes, CTA

Director of the Ann Arbor Sports Commission

Contact for inquiries about hosting sporting events in Washtenaw County and for information about the Ann Arbor Sports Commission

Nick Anderson, Destination Ann Arbor

Nick Anderson, CTA

National Sales Account Executive

Contact for information about national and international non-association markets

Jessica Lampl, Destination Ann Arbor

Jessica Lampl, CTA

National Sales Account Executive

Contact for information about Michigan non-association markets

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