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2023 Great Lakes Expo

May 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
    Keynote speaker – Best-Selling Author – Inspirational Speaker

Danny Bader is a best-selling author and sought-after speaker whose life was transformed by a near death experience. Danny speaks to audiences nationwide teaching people to invest in themselves, develop vision, and leverage useful thoughts to build momentum in the midst of monotony, burnout and despair. His message is simple; “always commit to better days ahead.”


Tentative Schedule at a Glance

Management Topics Include:

  • Data into Information
  • MI-WARN – Essential in an Emergency
  • GIS Mapping Software – Tool for Conditioning assessments
  • Manistee Shoreline Protection
  • How to use Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grants
  • Asset Management: 3-legged Stool

Fleet Topics Include:

  • Feasibility, Funding & Fleets: Preparing for EV Charging
  • Types of Sweepers & Current Purchasing
  • Municipal Leasing
  • Enhancing Communities for EV Charging
  • Managing your Fleet Best Practices

Operations Topics Include:

  • Challenges of Deep San. Sewer Installation – 9 Mile Gravity
  • Pump Maintenance 101
  • Implementing An Effective Pothole Patching Program
  • MIOSHA Inspection Preparation
  • How A2 is using Technology for Decision Making
  • Thomas Township – San. Swr Improvements

Click here to submit presentation topics

Reserve a Room

Or call 231-534-6000 – Rooming Block closes April 23rd.


Following MI-APWA policy, in order to exhibit at the Great Lakes Expo, you must register for one Full Conference Attendee in addition to the Standard Vendor 10′ x 10′ Booth.  If you wish to have more than the Standard 10′ x 10′ space please purchase the Additional 10′ x 10′ Booth ticket.

2023 Booth Layout


In order to receive a full refund, cancellation requests must be received before Monday, May 15th. Cancellation requests received on or after this date (Monday, May 15th) will not be refunded.



May 23, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free – $600.00
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Tracy Spencer


Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
Acme, MI 49610 United States
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