Registration Update

Registration for the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference has reached capacity and is now closed. There is a waitlist for individuals who are interested in attending but are not yet registered. Once you have joined the waitlist, a representative from the Detroit Regional Chamber will contact you if a registration spot becomes available.

For questions, contact Marianne Bogard at

Bridging the Future Together

The 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference will focus on “Bridging the Future Together” to inspire radical collaboration across divides. When it comes to our greatest issues and opportunities, Michigan will prosper when its leaders engage with mutual respect and build bridges to move forward regardless of political party, industry, or geographic location.

Conference speakers and sessions will focus on key themes critical to Michigan’s future including:

  • Attracting businesses and jobs
  • Improving education outcomes to ensure workforce readiness
  • Strengthening infrastructure
  • Leading with innovation and equity

Event Details

Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31, 2024
Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Accommodations Update

The Detroit Regional Chamber has received feedback from members regarding the room reservation process for the 2024 Mackinac Policy Conference. The Chamber team apologizes for the frustration members experienced on the hotel call-in day, Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Chamber leadership is working on a long-term solution with Island leaders and hotel owners to improve the process our members use for making hotel reservations and increase the number of rooms for attendees. Read more.

Grand Hotel

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