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MWA to Hold One Day Conference Focused on Economic Contributions of Inland Lakes

By January 10, 2020March 25th, 2020News

Our conference originally planned for Friday, March 13, 2020 that was to be held at Karoub Associates in downtown Lansing was cancelled due to the on-going COVID-19 crisis. Please know that Michigan Waterfront Alliance has every intention of attempting to reschedule the “economic contributions of inland lakes” conference for the Fall of 2020. Please “stay tuned” to this website and our future e-newsletters for information regarding our conference. In the meantime, stay healthy!!!


Michigan Waterfront Alliance presents a one-day conference dedicated to “Assessing the Value of the Contributions  of Inland Lakes to Michigan’s Economy” to be held at

Karoub Associates
121 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, Michigan

Michigan is graced with an aesthetically pleasing landscape that hosts over 11,000 inland lakes that provide our citizens and millions of visitors to our state with an extraordinary array of recreational and economic opportunities. In addition to providing vast opportunities for premium lakefront living lifestyles, our inland lakes also serve as the basis for the creation and sustenance of thousands of small businesses and hundreds of thousands of jobs through Michigan’s highly successful tourism, resort, and recreational boating, fishing and hunting industries. Various informal, and likely outdated estimates of the value of the contribution of inland lakes to Michigan’s economy range from five to thirty billion dollars. Hindered by the fact that very few comprehensive studies have focused specifically on the value of the various contributions of our inland lakes to Michigan’s economy, our state legislators, and natural resource and environmental regulatory agencies are often hindered in their ability to effectively manage our vast wealth of inland lakes due to lack of valid data.

Due to venue restrictions, registration will be limited to 65 people.

Click here to download and view the conference agenda.

Register online below.


(You do not need a PayPal account to purchase a ticket.)

Economic Value of Michigan Inland Lakes Conference25.00 USDFriday, March 13, 2020 - Economic Value of Michigan Inland Lakes Conference
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