The MAB is proud to present an engaging line up of distinguished broadcast industry leaders and influential policy makers as part of the 2018 Summer Conference on Mackinac Island. Don’t miss out on this important gathering of industry leaders.

Click here
 to see our full 2018 Summer Conference schedule-at-a-glance.
Click here to see our growing line up of 2018 Summer Conference speakers.


Step One

to Attend

Rates vary for
MAB Members and
Non-members, as well as
Grand Hotel Guests and
Guests staying elsewhere.

Registration closes July 27. 

Step Two

Your Room


Step Three

Book Your
Ferry Tickets

$19 Round Trip



*The MAB Political Action Committee (PAC) invites you to experience “A View from the Top” during a private reception on August 13 on the Mackinac Island. This fundraising event will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Cupola Bar in the historic Grand Hotel and will include an open bar and hors d’oeuvres which offers panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge.

For more information and to register, click here.


Grand Hotel Information

Check In:  4:00 p.m. 


Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Dress Code: Grand Hotel is a resort, we want you to feel at ease and dress comfortably. During the day, casual resort clothing is appropriate. Prior to 6:30 p.m., please no midriff-baring tops, sweatpants or cut-off shorts for ladies. For gentlemen, no sleeveless shirts, sweatpants or cut-off shorts. Since every evening at Grand Hotel is a special occasion, after 6:30 p.m. dresses, skirts, blouses, dress sweaters and dress slacks for ladies are preferred, while gentlemen are required to wear a suit coat, necktie and dress pants; no denim or shorts. This applies for all areas inside the hotel with the exception of the Cupola Bar. Children 12 years and older are expected to be in dress similar to the adults.

Cancellation Policy: Guests who cancel their reservations more than 15 days prior to their scheduled stay will receive a refund of their deposit minus a $45 administrative fee. Guests who cancel less than 15 days prior to their stay will forfeit their entire deposit.


Alternative Hotels on the island

Lilac Tree Suites & Spa

7372 Main Street
(10-minute walk from the Grand Hotel)
Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

7221 Main Street #103
(10-minute walk from the Grand Hotel)

Planning on flying?

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Want to pre-order you taxi’s on the Island?

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