The 2023 Legislative Conference is scheduled for April 24-26 in Lansing, with sessions at both the Radisson Hotel and the Lansing Center.
The event is co-hosted by the Michigan Counties Medical Care Facilities Council (MCMCFC).

Join colleagues from across the state for three days of learning and networking at the 2023 Michigan Counties Legislative Conference, the first of MAC’s two signature events for our 125th Anniversary year.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been invited to keynote the conference, with her remarks currently scheduled for Tuesday, April 25.

Additional plenary sessions will feature:

  • A discussion with the Legislative “Quadrant” (the four senior officials in the House and Senate) led by MAC’s director of governmental affairs, Deena Bosworth
  • “A National Perspective on the County Landscape and Priorities” by Matt Chase, executive director of the National Association of Counties
  • A MAC Legislative Update from MAC’s Governmental Affairs staff
  • A State of MAC report from MAC Executive Director Stephan Currie
  • Remarks from MAC President Stan Ponstein of Kent County

Breakout sessions on current challenges for county leaders, including the impact of electric vehicles on road funding, trial court funding, running effective meetings with Robert’s Rules of Order, property tax limitations and litigation and maintenance on dams.

A Legislative Reception on the evening of Tuesday, April 24, during which MAC will present its County Advocate Awards for legislative service in 2022.

MCMCFC members may attend special sessions* for them on human trafficking, the state’s Freedom of Information Act, the opioid settlement funding and survey readiness.

*These sessions have been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
*These sessions have been submitted to NAB for Nursing Home Administrator credits.



EARLY BIRD RATES – Until April 3 REGULAR RATES – After April 3
Member – Full Conference Rate | $405 Member – Full Conference Rate | $475
Member – Single Day Rate | $245 Member – Single Day Rate | $315
Non-Member – Full Conference Rate | $480 Non-Member – Full Conference Rate | $550
Non-Member – Single Day Rate | $300 Non-Member – Single Day Rate | $370
Spouse/Guest Rate | $200 Spouse/Guest Rate | $250


All cancellations must be submitted to MAC in writing on or before April 14, 2023. Registrant will receive refund minus an administrative fee of $100. No refunds will be issued if canceled after April 14, 2023.

For those who wish to pay with a credit card when processing their registration payment, an event processing fee of 2.5% + $0.50 per transaction will be added during checkout. To avoid this fee, please select Pay by Check when submitting the registration application.


The Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol is again providing a special group rate for the event, and is connected via the newly renovated pedestrian bridge to the Lansing Center itself. The bridge now offers improved lighting, new security systems, ventilation system, and carpet.

The cutoff date to reserve your room is April 3, 2023. There is no guarantee that rooms will be available until April 3, so you are encouraged to reserve early.

Call 1-800-333-3333 or click HERE to make your reservation.

Radisson Hotel Lansing | 111 N. Grand Ave. | Lansing, MI 48933

Room rate: $142.95* | Event code: MAC423
     *Rate does not include 13% tax

Check-in is 4PM; check-out is 12PM

Valet parking is $20 per vehicle per night

Tax-exempt status: For any Radisson Hotel overnight guest(s) to be eligible for tax-exempt status, (1) the room must be paid for directly by the guest’s government agency, either with a check or credit card, and (2) the guest must provide a copy of the agency’s tax-exempt form. Tax-exempt status is not granted for rooms paid for by the individual, even if getting reimbursed

Hotel Cancellation Policy: You may cancel with a full refund up to 72-hours prior to arrival. Cancellations received within 72-hours or arrival will forfeit one (1) night room and tax

Tammi Connell, Director of Member Events
517.899.1304 |

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