Friday, April 25, 2014    8:45am-3:00pm

 1200 Complex, 2nd Floor - Stevenson Center, Muskegon Community College




2014 Professional Appreciation Day is just that - a day of APPRECIATION, complete with Personal and Professional Growth Opportunities!  This conference is for Administrative Professionals, Benefit Administrators, Executive Assistants, HR Directors, Office Managers, and YOU! This program is designed to provide all Professionals with effective tools to handle variety of business situations and new life skills. All functional areas within organizations and all industry sectors can benefit from this program. 

Register today and join us for fun, energetic, and informative sessions throughout the conference, centered around energy, creativity, health, and relaxation!  Invest yourself in workshops, visit local vendors, and win door prizes!.  You'll have an opportunity to take three workshops,  visit local vendor tables, enjoy great networking opportunities, and hear from a wonderful, motivating keynote speaker. 

She's back for an ENCORE and by popular demand...
this year's keynote speaker is the Honorable Judge Sara Smolenski!

Judge Sara Smolenski is a Grand Rapids native.  She earned an Associate of Arts Degree  from Grand Rapids Junior College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan.  In 1982, she earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  She was elected to the bench in 1990.  Judge Smolenski has not only earned a reputation among her peers as a distinguished judge, but also is a proven strong community leader spending countless hours outside of the courtroom as a legal advocate, contributor and activist for several non-profit groups and organizations.  Judge Smolenski is a strong advocate for education. She believes education improves lives and our community. Don’t miss it! - The Encore 2.0!  Sure to be another year not to miss!


"This was my first time attending and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.  I felt appreciated and enjoyed learning new skills and taking away more information from the classes as well as from the vendors.  I think this is a great conference to have yearly for support staff and administrative professionals"


"The conference was very informative and leaving after listening to such a hiliarious speaker sent us all off with a smile"


"It was a perfect day!  Thank you so much for offering this conference"


"It definitely made me feel like it was truly built for someone like me!"


Registration NOW OPEN

Register TODAY to participate in the 2014 Professional Appreciation Day! Only $88

Registration open through April 18   (Registration fee includes workshops, lunch, vendors, and keynote)  




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Registration by mail is open.  You can download the registration form HERE

Register EARLY to save your seat in your chosen workshops!


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Questions or need to speak with someone from our committee???

Please contact us at (231) 777-0319 or by email at