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8/14/2016 to 8/16/2016
When: August 14-16, 2016
Sunday, August 14 - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Where: Grand Traverse Resort
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
Acme, MI  49610
Contact: Barbara Lincoln

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You are invited to attend Michigan Primary Care Association's (MPCA) Annual Conference that will be held on August 14-16, 2016, at the beautiful Grand Traverse Resort located in Acme, MI. 

This annual event brings together Michigan Health Center staff (executive leadership, medical, dental, and behavioral health providers; finance and operations officers; clinical directors) and board members to learn from each other, and expert faculty presenting on clinical, finance, operations, governance, and administrative topics.  This conference provides a great opportunity to make new connections, hear new ideas, engage with peers and refuel as you return to your Health Center with new resources, tools, and approaches to strengthen your programs, services, and operations.

Last year's conference was our biggest yet drawing close to 300 attendees, including 45 exhibitors!  Many thanks to all of our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors for making it a huge success. We hope you'll join us again this year, because we're planning this year's event to be even better!  Check out some of the pictures from last year.  


Agenda - subject to change

Please check back often as we will continue to update.  To view, click here.



MPCA will post the presentation materials for the 2016 MPCA Annual Conference general sessions and breakout sessions on this webpage.  

Registration - Earlybird Rates through August 3rd - Registration is now closed

$495 - MPCA Member

$575 - Non-member
$400 - Monday only
$300 - Tuesday only
$400 - 5th attendee or more from your organization

After August 3rd

$545 - MPCA Member

$625 - Non-member
$450 - Monday only
$300 - Tuesday only
$400 - 5th attendee or more from your organization

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations and refunds must be submitted in writing. Substitutions are accepted in lieu of cancellations. A 10% administrative fee is charged for all cancellation and refund requests. No refunds will be given within 5 business days of the event.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities and Registration

For more information and to register as a sponsor and/or exhibitor, click here


2016 Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2016 Annual Conference - Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.(bronze sponsor), LabCorp (bronze sponsor), UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (bronze sponsor), Quest Diagnostics! Click here for more information.


Exhibitor Showcase

The list of organizations exhibiting during the Exhibitor Showcase on Monday, August 15, continues to be updated - click here. Thank you to these organizations for their support!


Hotel Information   

  Grand Traverse Resort
  100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd
  Acme, MI 49610
  Check-in: 4:00 pm
  Check-out: 11:00 am

Room rates - Based on single/double occupancy - Additional adult will be charged $15 per person, per night

$159 - Hotel Room + tax and resort fee $14.95
$189 - Tower Room + tax and resort fee $14.95

Resort Fee - Click here to read what is included in the resort fee.

Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-968-7352 and be sure to ask for the Michigan Primary Care Association room block to receive the discounted rates.  The deadline to make reservations is July 13, 2016, before our room block is released to the general public.  After this date, the discounted rate cannot be guaranteed, and rooms will be on a space available basis. **If you are holding a lot of reservations in one name, please don't forget to call the hotel with the individual names.



Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is just six miles northeast of Traverse City, Michigan and only 10 minutes from Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport, which is serviced by many major carriers.  For guest who are flying in, Grand Traverse Resort offers complimentary Airport Shuttle service to and from the Resort.  Advanced shuttle arrangements can be made by calling 1-231-534-6420.  You will need to provide your flight information.  For other forms of ground transportation to/from the airport, click here.  Detroit and Chicago are within a 4-to-6 hour drive.


Contact Barb Lincoln, Training and Education Manager, 517.853.1062 or 

You are invited to attend MPCA's 2015 Annual Conference that will be held on August 30-September 1, 2015, at the beautiful Grand Traverse Resort & Spa located in Acme, MI. 

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