1. Diamond Sponsor


Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is the U.S. global airline leader in products, services, innovation, reliability and customer experience. Powered by its 80,000 people around the world, Delta continues to invest billions in its people, improving the air travel experience and generating industry-leading shareholder returns.

  • Delta serves nearly 200 million people every year, taking customers across its industry-leading global network to more than 300 destinations in over 50 countries.
  • Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta offers more than 5,000 daily departures and as many as 15,000 affiliated departures including the premier SkyTeam alliance, of which Delta is a founding member.
  • Through its innovative alliances with Aeromexico, Air France-KLM, Alitalia, China Eastern, GOL, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia and WestJet, Delta is bringing more choice and competition to customers worldwide.
  • Delta operates significant hubs and key markets at airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo-Narita.
  • Delta has been recognized as a Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the eighth time in nine years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented eight consecutive years and named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for two consecutive years.
  • As an employer, Delta has been regularly awarded top honors from organizations like Glassdoor and recognized as a top workplace for women and members of the military. Delta CEO Ed Bastian was named among the “World’s Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine in 2018.
  • More about Delta can be found on the Delta News Hub as well as delta.com, via @DeltaNewsHub on Twitter and Facebook.com/delta.




2. Platinum Sponsor



 The Amway Grand Plaza, JW Marriott Grand Rapids and Downtown Courtyard by Marriott – three unique hotels, signature restaurants and a multitude of meeting and convention capabilities in the heart of the entertainment, dining and business district of downtown Grand Rapids.

 While each hotel has its own individual personality, all three offer comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms designed to delight both business travelers and weekend wanderers. Rooms feature luxurious bedding, cotton-rich linens, nightly turndown service and a list of other A+ amenities meant to make your stay even more memorable.

 Thanks to a temperature-controlled skywalk, each hotel is connected to each other; as well as to DeVos Place Convention Center and the Van Andel Arena – so weather won’t keep you in one place. In fact, with 75 restaurants, bars, breweries, live music, museums and more within easy walking distance, you’ll want to get out and explore.

 Coming and going is easy, too. Access downtown Grand Rapids from major North/South US Highway 131 or East/West from I-96. If you’re flying, it’s just a 15-minute ride from Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

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With sales of $2.6 billion in 2016, ALTOUR is one of the largest travel management companies in the United States and one of the largest travel management companies globally. Serving the corporate and leisure luxury and mid-markets and entertainment community, ALTOUR has 62 offices and more than 1,500 travel professionals worldwide. In addition to travel management services, ALTOUR companies include ALTOUR Air, SwiftTrip, ALTOUR Meetings and Incentives and the ALTOUR Global Network.

ALTOUR is ranked among the largest travel agencies in the UK by Buying Business Travel and The Los Angeles Business Journal ranks ALTOUR as the #1 travel agency in Los Angeles County. ALTOUR has also been consistently named to the “CMI 25” listing as one of the largest and most influential meetings and incentives companies by MeetingsNet.


Enterprise Holdings Inc. offers two great rental brands that give astute business travelers everything they need. Frequent renters at airports have long favored National Car Rental for speed and vehicle choice, while Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the first choice for business travelers who need to rent near their home or office while saving their company money.

By uniting these brands through our Drive AllianceSM program, Enterprise Holdings gives businesses the great service, value and convenience they expect from the brands they’ve come to know and trust – and the most comprehensive business rental solution in the marketplace.


Travel Incorporated is a forward thinking organization. We consult with Travel Executives, Procurement, Security & Risk Management. For more than 36 years, we have proven the value of a managed travel program by providing innovative solutions and personalized strategies.

Travel Incorporated is an expert in local, national and global travel management. We offer a strategic approach by creating unique travel management solutions for our clients based on their corporate culture and business objectives. With years of collective experience and a proven history of success, we are a Trusted Travel Advisor.



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5. Bronze Sponsor


Flint's Bishop International Airport is Southeast Michigan's most convenient and friendly air transportation facility. Located where I69 and I75 meet, we are easy to get to and thru. Our beautiful building features bright, open spaces--free Wi-Fi terminal wide, the Michigan Marketplace and CNBC stores, JJ's Grill, the Gateway Grill, Rochester Mills Beer Co. and Samuel Adams bar. Business travelers will enjoy our free business center. Plus, we have plenty of places to power up your PDAs free of charge--including at our bar by gate 3. People who use Bishop International Airport know we're not the only way to fly. Just a better one. Find out for yourself by booking a ticket now at www.bishopairport.org.


Conlin Travel was founded in 1959 by L. Thomas Conlin in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We have grown to a position of leadership in the travel community and now encompass several travel-related companies. Over the years we have worked with hundreds of thousands of clients striving to make each and every one of their travel journeys an exceptional experience and value.

Company founder Tom Conlin and his son Chris, president of Conlin Travel, shown at the right, instill a positive atmosphere within our company. At Conlin Travel, you will find a company that can make a difference for your organization. We believe in creating long term, lasting relationships with our clients by delivering measurable value while inspiring travelers' enthusiasm with innovation, energy and commitment.



6. Copper Sponsor


Allstar Transportation Inc. is a full service worldwide provider of ground transportation services. We have a wide selection of vehicles to offer including sedans, vans, SUV’s, limousines, Sprinters, coaches and buses. We can accommodate all of your transportation needs for any occasion. Our primary goal is to provide each of our clients with the best possible transportation experience at a competitive price. Here at Allstar Transportation, customer satisfaction is our leading priority. We are committed to the highest standards of service and vehicle excellence worldwide.

Allstar Transportation Inc. was founded in 1994 as Allstar Limousine Inc. by Robert Beutel with a single white limo in the Detroit suburbs. From 1994 to 1996 Allstar focused on satisfying the needs of the general public by providing transportation for weddings, proms, anniversaries and other special occasions. In 1997, Allstar purchased its first sedan and black limousine which signaled our entry into the corporate transportation marketplace. Focusing on Detroit limousine and Detroit airport sedan services, we continued to grow and expand. In 2002, Allstar Limousine became Allstar Transportation Inc, reflecting the company’s new focus as a multifaceted high quality supplier of corporate and entertainment transportation services.

Today, Allstar Transportation has grown into a leading worldwide ground transportation provider that offers service in more than 550 cities around the world.  While the majority of our business is based on corporate/business travel we do still cater to the liesure side of the industry as well.  We have adopted a 100% On-Time Guarantee and continue to focus on providing the best available service to our clients.


Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries. "We will lead our industry by defining service excellence and building unmatched customer loyalty.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi provides an ideal location in southeast Michigan. Renovated in March 2016, the hotel features a newly designed atrium, guest rooms and meeting spaces. Our two-room suites have a private bedroom, a separate living area, two TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator, a microwave, a large work desk and WiFi.
Centrally located 20 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, downtown and Ann Arbor, the hotel offers easy access to neighboring Farmington Hills, Plymouth, Canton, Laurel Park Mall, Twelve Oaks Mall and other upscale shopping and restaurants.


The finest luxury hotel in Detroit, the Inn at St. John's has been etched in Michigan history and tradition.