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Mackinac Policy Conference Fee

Conference fee includes credentials, Conference materials and gifts, admittance to meetings, receptions and special entertainment. Conference pricing subject to change. Fee does not cover hotel accommodations, meals in the Grand Hotel dining room or the PAC reception. If paying by check, payment must be received by Friday, May 26.

2017 Rate Schedule

Date Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Nov. 17 – Dec. 31 $1,900 $2,800
Jan. 1 – March 8 $2,050 $2,950
March 9 – May 29 $2,250 $3,100
May 30 – June 2 $2,500 $3,400

Conference Credentials

All attendees are required to register for the Conference. Attendees have the option to add a spouse to their registration for an additional fee. Attendees will be required to display their credentials to gain entry to all Conference functions including meals, sessions, receptions, press conferences and private events taking place on any Grand Hotel properties, including the Porch. All individuals who stay at Grand Hotel must be registered for the Conference. Spouses must register in advance to enter Grand Hotel properties.

Please note that the spouse rate will not be an option for on-site registrants.

How to Register and Pay for the Conference

Register and pay online: Payment at the time of registration is required if you are registering online.
Payment by phone: You may also pay by calling Marianne Alabastro at 313.596.0479 with your credit card information.

Registration is not complete until payment is received.

How to Register Multiple People

When logged in to the Chamber member site, navigate to the Conference registration page and select “Click to Register Others,” located on the right side of the page under “Add to Cart.” Select the individual from the “Available Attendee” drop-down list and click “Select Registrant” at the bottom of the page. Repeat this if you want to register additional people. If the person is not listed in the “Available Attendees” list, you can add others by using the “Add Employee” section. Once you have selected all individuals whom you wish to register, select “Checkout” at the bottom of the page.


Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email from The confirmation email will include a hotel code number which you will need to reserve a room on the island. Hotels officially began accepting reservations on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 8:30 a.m. Please contact Marianne Alabastro by email at or call 313.596.0479, if you do not receive your confirmation email.


All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Marianne Alabastro at by Monday, May 1, 2017. Cancellations received before May 1 will receive a refund minus a 10 percent processing fee. Any cancellations after May 1 will forfeit the full registration fee; however, the individual can transfer their registration to another individual from their organization. All registration transfers must be submitted to Marianne Alabastro at The individual to whom the registration is transferred is responsible for any balance due associated with the transfer. There will be no refunds for non-attendees.

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