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MALMC 2023 Spring Conference May 10 - 12, 2023


MALMC Spring Conference

May 10-12, 2023

At Beautiful Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr.
Thompsonville, MI 49683

You may register through MALMC for the Conference online by Clicking Here

You may make Lodging Reservations through Crystal Mountain online by Clicking Here

Sponsors (to-date)

These great organizations continue to support MALMC, our members and program participants in their efforts to build a better tomorrow…together…today.

CWC Div., Kautex Textron sponsoring program notebooks and pens

BCBSM sponsoring the Hospitality Room at Registration

Kaydon sponsoring the Friday Morning Breakfast

Howmet Aerospace

UAW Local 1243

Sun Chemical



May 10th  
6:00pm -8:00 pm Reception, Sponsored by Blue Care Network/BCBSM

May 11th  
7:00am-7:50am Breakfast Buffet
7:50am-8:00am Welcome & Introductions
8:00am -11:00am Marc Hardy: “Leadership through Sharing Fire”
2, 15-min breaks provided during program
11:00am – 12:00pm Lunch
12:00pm – 3:00pm Kathy Grinsteiner: “From Boomers to Z’ers…and Generations in Between” and “Minimizing Negativity in the Workplace                                                         2, 15-min breaks provided during program
3:00pm – 5:00pm Teambuilding: Crystal Crazy Olympics – Show your team spirit with these Crazy Olympics. Olympic event includes an opening ceremony, zany games and relays, such as the Western Relay, Goofy Golf, and Duck Soup to name a few. The event wraps up with an award ceremony to present medals to the top 3 teams. (Additional Cost of $25/person)

May 12th
7:45am -8:30am Breakfast Buffet, Sponsored by Kaydon
8:30am -9:30am Dan Sims: “Restorative Grievance Mediation”
9:30am – 9:45am Break
9:45am -10:45am Dan Sims: “Navigating Human Dynamics in Bargaining”

Need to contact someone please call Trena Gould at 231-759-0916 or email [email protected]



Conference fees:
MALMC Members $125.00/per person

Teambuilding Activity $25/per person

Non-Members $200/per person

Cancellations must be received by April 10th for a refund – substitutes are welcome.

You may register for the Conference online by Clicking Here or by calling (231)759-0916

Lodging arrangements must be made separately with Crystal Mountain. You will find that information in the Lodging Info Tab.

Need to contact someone please call Trena Gould at 231-759-0916 or email [email protected]


MALMC has a block of rooms, condos and cottages blocked until April 10, 2023

You may make reservations with Crystal Mountain:

  • By Calling the Reservations Department 1-855-520-2974 – Use Group Code #46I8YS
  • By Booking Online using this link – Book Online Here

Use Group Code #46I8YS

Studio/Hotel Room           $119
Suite                                  $157
1, 2, 3 & 5 Bedroom Condo/Townhouses  are also available

Rates are per night.  Additional taxes and fees will apply.  You may extend your stay during registration.

To learn more about the choices for accommodations – click here

Reservation Rules:
Group Name: MALMC Group #: 46I8YS
Dates: May 10-12, 2023

Reservations must be made by April 10, 2023, reservations received after this date will be taken on a space-available basis.

If room type requested is not available, the next available room type and rate will be confirmed. Crystal Mountain does it’s best to accommodate requests, however cannot guarantee specific rooms/units.

Please inquire with reservation staff for additional unit types available beyond those listed.
Check-in: 5:00pm Check-out: 11:00am
All rates are in US dollars and are subject to 6% state tax, 2% local assessment and 9% service fee.

Package Includes: Lodging Only (per unit, per night)
 Up to 2 children ages 17 & under sleep free when occupying same room with 1 paying adult.
 There is a $20.00 plus tax, per person, per night charge for additional adults above the quoted occupancy.
 Credit card imprint is required at check-in for all guests.
 There are no refunds on unused portions of lodging or package stays.
Deposit / Cancellation Policy: A deposit equal to the first night’s lodging is required with each reservation. Please make check or money order payable to Crystal Mountain or include a credit card number below. Do not send cash. Deposit is fully refundable if cancellation is made 14 days prior to your arrival date. If cancelled or changed within 14 days of arrival, you are responsible for your entire lodging or package stay.

You may learn more about Crystal Mountain at www.crystalmountain.com or see the Restaurants & Activities tab below.

Need to contact someone please call Trena Gould at 231-759-0916 or email [email protected]


To register for the Conference see the TAB above CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

To reserve a room see the TAB above LODGING INFORMATION

Need to contact someone please call Trena Gould at 231-759-0916 or email [email protected]