Now Accepting 2017 Session Proposals
The Michigan Rural Council is now accepting session proposals for the 2017 conference, which will be held April 10 – 12 at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, MI. We welcome proposals from regional, statewide, national and international speakers and presenters who wish to bring their expertise and passion to the premier conference for rural community development in Michigan. More information and submission instructions can be found here.
About the Conference
Each year, the Michigan Rural Council welcomes regional, national and international speakers and presenters to the Small Town & Rural Development Conference whose expertise and passion make this event the premier conference for rural community development in Michigan. Our annual conference provides an opportunity to share, learn and connect with leaders across Michigan working to support and promote vibrant rural communities. The conference is geared toward those working in and on behalf of small or rural communities in Michigan and is hosted by the Michigan Rural Council.
PDFs of presentations from the 2016 Conference can be found here.
Photos from the 2015 Conference
View the full photo album here.
Thank You to Our 2016 Sponsors!