The Michigan Recycling Coalition's Annual Conference is an exceptionally stimulating, educational and networking experience for professionals in both the public and private sector who manage recycling, composting and sustainability programs in their businesses, municipalities, institutions, and homes.

The MRC Conference is also the best place and time to deliver your message to hundreds of public and private recycling professionals throughout Michigan. We work hard to make sponsorship and exhibition a valuable proposition for your company. Help us promote recycling, while you promote your business.

Each day of this 3-day conference provides for unparalleled industry-related learning opportunities through concurrent and plenary sessions, keynote presentations roundtable discussions, tours, training and networking events. Registration is available for individual days or the entire event. Accomodation, registration, and presenter information is provided below.

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2014 Conference Brochure (PDF)

The 32nd Annual MRC Conference will attract more than 300 professionals working to advance recycling in their businesses, communities, institutions and homes. Educational programming will focus on a variety of recycling topics including best practices in program management, getting to landfill-free, and the value of recycling to Michigan economy and environment.  The three-day event boasts a variety of tours, training, keynotes, plenaries and networking events for anyone interested in learning more about recycling. The event is the only one of its kind in Michigan. If you have any additional questions, please contact our office at 517-974-3672.

Please note: Both the morning and afternoon tours are FULL. Please register for the training sessions if you are interested.

Attendees can register by the day or for the entire conference.
                                                        Member                    Non Member
Full Conference, April 29-May 1         
$350                           $425

Tuesday, April 29                               $175                           $250
Wednesday, April 30                          $225                          $300
Thursday, May 1                                $125                           $200

Attendee Registration

Sponsorship levels are designed to make your marketing dollar go farther.

Connect yourself with the premiere recycling organization in Michigan and reach out to targeted audiences through growing digital media opportunities. Benefit from a wide array of sponsorship opportunities that put your company front and center. Expanded sponsor levels provide professionally produced and placed television and radio, print and digital media exposure for your company, products and services or for recycling in general. The MRC uses a professional multi-media journalist and graphic designer to produce all media.

Choose from standard sponsorship packages or create your own package by substituting the options listed on the bottom of the table below. We'll be finalizing the details for the conference and sending out the conference brochure to potential attendees in mid-February. Sponsors will be recognized in all promotional material and putting your logo in the conference brochure is key. If your company or organization is interested in sponsoring the conference please let us know by Friday, January 31st so we can design the brochure with you in mind.

Join the many businesses and organizations that showcase their support for recycling by choosing one of the sponsor opportunities below or by simply exhibiting and attending the conference. MRC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and a portion of your support may be tax deductible; consult with your tax advisor. Payment plan schedules are an acceptable means of fulfilling your pledge of support. Join us as we work to make recycling a highly valuable and visible industry in Michigan. Feel free to contact Kerrin O'Brien at the MRC office for more details, 517.974.3672 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Thanks for your interest. We look forward to talking with you about these new opportunities.

Sponsor Benefits (PDF) 
Exhibit Hall Map (PDF) 

Sponsor Registration 

Sorry, exhibition space for the 2014 conference is sold out! Please join us again next year!

Current Exhibit Hall Layout Map (PDF) - **please review carefully as the layout has changed**

The MRC Conference is the best place and time to deliver your message to hundreds of public and private recycling professionals throughout Michigan! We work hard to make sponsorship and exhibition a valuable proposition for your company. Help us promote recycling, while you promote your business.

Benefit from a wide array of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities that put your company front and center. Expanded sponsor levels provide professionally produced and placed television and radio, print and digital media exposure for your company, products and services or for recycling in general. Consider increasing your presence at the conference and influence in the recycling community as a sponsor.

Interesting in just exhibiting at the 2014 Conference? The Exhibition Package includes a well-placed, 8 foot table and complimentary registration for one organizational representative.

Exhibition Package:   MRC Member   $500   OR    Non-Member   $600

Exhibit Hall Map (PDF)

The period for award nomination submissions has closed. The winner will be announced at the conference. Thank you to all those who submitted a nomination!

The MRC will be presenting its annual recycling Award of Excellence at this year's conference. See the Awards page for more information or download the 2014 Award of Excellence Nomination Form.

The MRC Live!, Silent and Tin Can Auction provide much anticipated fun and networking for attendees. Bidding will take place on Wednesday evening and winners will be announced at the close of the auction.

Items are available for preview before the bidding takes place at the conference. Visit the auction website to see what items have been donated so far!

Your tax-deductible donations to the auction helps the MRC raise money to support recycling year-round. Interested in donating? Please complete and return a donation form. Your company will be recognized for the contribution at the event. We appreciate contribution large and small!

The 2014 MRC Conference will be held at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest.  

The Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest is located at 1275 South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

877-757-7133 or 800-228-9290
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dtwys-ann-arbor-marriott-ypsilanti-at-eagle-crest/

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