The 2017 Small Town and Rural Development Conference will be held April 10-12 at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, MI.
Registration and the agenda for the 2017 conference can be found here: 2017 Small Town & Rural Development Conference
Register before March 17 to receive the early conference rate of $199. Payment must be postmarked by this date to receive the early rate. The conference rate after March 17 is $219. Registration covers all meals and sessions.
Lodging rates can be found here.
Room descriptions 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 2017 Sponsors!