Members of the Michigan tourism and event planning industries gather for professional development and networking on how to manage and grow events. The convention features over 25 educational workshops, as well as showcases and opportunities to mingle and have fun.
Cora Mae Brown of Detroit was elected to the Michigan Senate on this day in 1952. Brown had served as a Detroit Police officer before getting a law degree from Wayne State University. She was the first African-American woman to serve in the Michigan Senate.