The Conference Host City in Michigan

The Michigan Union will serve as a backdrop for the 2024 Conference. The Union, which originally opened its doors to students in 1919, is one of the oldest buildings on campus featuring ballrooms, large and small. Recent renovations have brought the Union into the 21st century in terms of technology and services, balancing the historic charm of the facility with energy efficient changes. The remodeling also uncovered original slate and terrazzo floors throughout, in addition to limestone doorways that had been covered for decades.

In Ann Arbor, there are hotel accommodations for over 4,000, and numerous restaurants ranging from 5-star eateries to breweries and those serving local fare. Hotel blocks for conference attendees will be announced by October 31, 2023.

Although geographically small, the City of Ann Arbor is known for its globally-inspired cultural offerings and an abundance of opportunities to enjoy arts and culture.

Ann Arbor also is a 30-minute drive from the City of Detroit. Detroit is considered the home of the automotive industry and is undergoing a renaissance of culture, education, the arts and employment.

Ann Arbor, Michigan located in Washtenaw County is the sixth largest city in the state. Ann Arbor was founded in 1824. The U-M, originally located in Detroit, and moved to Ann Arbor in 1837. The largest employer is the University of Michigan with over 30,000 employees, including 12,000 associated with its world-class medical system.

Recommended area attractions:

Henry Ford Museum
Less than an hour away is the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, all of transportation history in one location.

Matthaei Botanical Garden
Visit on campus conservatory with tropical, arid and temperate climate zones with plants from around the globe.

Michigan Stadium
See the largest college stadium in the country with exclusive access to locker rooms and suite levels.

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