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Following the newly announced dates for the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, view Frequently Asked Questions for attendee, sponsor, and media information.

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MPC20 Conversations: Respond and Rebuild

While the Mackinac Policy Conference cannot be replaced, there has never been a more important time for business and government leaders to engage in the crucial conversations about moving Michigan forward. Launching late summer, “MPC20 Conversations: Respond and Rebuild” will be a digital series offering speakers and dialogue reminiscent of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Stay tuned for more.

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Just Announced: New 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference Dates

The Detroit Regional Chamber has announced new dates for the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, Monday, Sept. 20 to Thursday, Sept. 23.

The Chamber made this decision in anticipation of Michigan’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the viability of bringing more than 1,500 business, government, and civic leaders to Mackinac Island for the 2021 event.

Registration for the 2021 Conference will open in December 2020. Island hotels will begin taking reservations for accommodations in March 2021. For more attendee, sponsor, and media information, please view these Frequently Asked Questions.

2021 Conference Chair, Wright L. Lassiter III on New Conference Dates

The 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference Chair Wright L. Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System, worked closely with the Chamber’s Executive Committee of its Board of Directors, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, health experts, and other Conference partners to reach the decision to move the 2021 Conference to September.

Learn more about why he and the Chamber selected September for next year’s event.