2018 Annual Education Conference


    Wednesday, March 21 - Friday, March 23, 2018

 Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac

Conference Information

Agenda at a Glance


  • Full Conference Member Early Registration (before Feb. 28th) - $165.00
  • Full Conference Non-Member Early Registration - $225.00
  • One Day Member Registration - $120.00
  • One Day Non-Member Registration - $155.00
  • Student - $80.00
Additional registration options will be shown while registering. 

Important Dates

December 2017/ January 2018 * Speaker Selection

January 31, 2018 * Late Breaker Abstracts

February 27, 2018 * Room Reservations and Early Registration Ends

March 1, 2018 * Poster Submission Ends

March 13, 2018 * Late Registration Ends

If you would like to see the exciting events of 2017, check out the 2017 Conference Program.

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The Michigan Environmental Health Association is pleased to announce we have been awarded a 2018 Food Safety Education Grant from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).  With MDARD’s financial support, MEHA will be providing informative food protection training sessions during the 2018 Annual Education Conference (AEC), funding 2018 AEC scholarships for food industry regulators, and providing regional MEHA affiliate mini grants for regional food training seminars. 

MEHA members in good standing who primarily work in the food protection area are eligible to request training scholarships for the AEC. Specific details are included on the application form.

All applications are due by February 9, 2018. 

Award winners are chosen at random and will be contacted via email on February 15, 2018.

Hotel Information

Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac 

3600 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341-3164

Guest room rates of $111.00 for double occupancy standard room have been secured until February 27, 2018. Reservations made after February 27, 2018 cannot be guaranteed at that rate. 

Reservations can be made by calling Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac directly at 248-253-9800 or online. Guests must identify themselves with the group Michigan Environmental Health Association to receive the group rate. 

Platinum Premier, Platinum and Gold Elite Marriott Rewards members  and guests who purchase an access pass (plus one guest) will experience the benefits of the exclusive M Club Lounge. The M Club Lounge offers convenient services including complimentary:

          • Breakfast buffet
          • Evening appetizers
          • "Grab & Go" station offering snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
          • Coffee all day

Call for Presentations

Now accepting conference Abstracts and student Poster presentations

The MEHA Annual Education Conference attracts a wide variety of environmental health professionals and is a great opportunity to share your efforts and experiences working to advance the environmental health profession.

This year, we are also accepting abstracts to participate in 10 minute "lightning" talks highlighting a successful program or achievement or interesting case study from your department.

Students are encouraged to present their research with a Poster during the Student Poster Session and Social Hour on March 21, 2018 at 5:30 pm. 




Conference Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information

Exhibitors and Sponsors will be featured in all electronic communications regarding the conference and included in conference programming. 

Exhibitor Registration ($250): Includes one conference registration. Register additional attendees for a special guest price of $80.  

Exhibitor Application

Sponsor Registrations 

Gold ($1200): Gold sponsorship includes one educational break out session for the sponsor to present information to the attendees (20 minutes in length), one exhibitor table in the exhibitor hall, one complimentary conference registration and recognition in the conference program and throughout the conference.

Silver ($800): A silver sponsorship includes one exhibitor table in the exhibitor hall, one complimentary conference registration and recognition in the conference program.

Bronze ($500): Sponsors at this level will provide breaks during the conference. These breaks are greatly appreciated by the attendees and are an optimum time for networking and visiting exhibitor tables. 

Sponsor Application

Please email sponsorship@meha.net for questions regarding sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities at the 2018 AEC.

Copyright 2017 Michigan Environmental Health Association, P.O. Box 13276, Lansing, MI 48901 517-485-9033


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