5th Annual Conference - Transforming The Future NOW

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • 7:30 AM
  • Friday, August 14, 2015
  • 12:30 PM
  • Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, MI


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes one year MLC Membership.
  • Proof of student status is required for student registration. After completing your registration, please email a copy of your student ID to membership@michiganlean.org.
  • Please note if you are planning to come on Wednesday or Thursday.
  • If you are attending the conference on Wednesday and Thursday, there is an option within that registration to attend for $20. If you are ONLY attending on Friday, this is the correct registration for $99.
  • It will be at Grand Traverse Distillery and will feature wine and spirits tastings, tour and cheese tastings from The Cheese Lady.

THE 2015 MICHIGAN LEAN CONSORTIUM CONFERENCE: "2015 – Transforming The Future NOW"

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Click here to view details on breakout session options including optional day on Friday!

Click here to view Agenda!

Dates: August 12-14, 2015 Evening of August 11th - Optional evening networking event at Grand Traverse Distillery

Who Should Attend: Those who strive to transform Michigan’s businesses and governments by sharing lessons learned, being innovative and employing transcending concepts with the utilization of customer focus mentality, exemplary leadership and experimentation.

Location: The Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College
715 E. Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686


Hotels happy to offer the following for the MI Lean Conference -- August 12-14, 2015

Cambria Suites

-- $225 per night - King Suites

Comfort Inn Traverse City

-- $205 per night -- Double Queen

Best Western Four Seasons

-- $205 -- Single King/Queen 

Park Place Hotel

- $169.95 - ROH

Bayshore Resort

Bayfront: 2 Queen beds, bayfront balcony $255/night plus tax

Eastside: Single King or 2 Queen beds, balcony but a limited view $204/night plus tax

Standard: Single King or 2 Queen beds, no balcony and no bay view $194/night plus tax

Holiday Inn
  • 615 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • 800-888-8020

Ask for the “Michigan Lean Consortium” group.  The rate will only be available for the room nights listed on the contract.  The discounted rate is for the 11, 12, and 13th only and availability is limited and must book by the July 10th.  Single rate starts at $179.95

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