UEP members will receive a discount on event registration fees, but it is NOT necessary to be member to attend the events. Everyone is welcome. Registration fees must be paid by check or credit card only. Individuals paying by check should bring their check, made payable to "University Event Planners", to the workshop.

Upcoming events

    • February 21, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn near the University of Michigan

      This showcase is entirely focused on the
    needs of event planners!

    Whether you plan academic conferences, professional meetings, fundraising galas or alumni events, the University Event Planners' annual Vendor Showcase is a great opportunity to meet local caterers, printers, merchandisers, hotels, transportation services and more to get new ideas for your next event.



    • March 21, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Hyatt Place
    • 46
    JOIN US! 
    Wednesday, March 21st 2018
    at Hyatt Place
    The Science of Music


     IF Music is a Universal Language, DJing is the Speech

    Every single special event is unique and deserves the right music to set the mood and tone for the entire event.  Come learn from a professional who has DJ'd such events as Hollywood parties to the Chad Tough Foundation, just what music can do for your next event.

    With special guest speaker
    Brian Alvarez
    DJDC Productions

    3 pm - Registration, Networking and Refreshments

    3:30 pm - Program Begins

    5 pm - Workshop Concludes


    Hyatt Place Ann Arbor
    3223 S. State Street
       Ann Arbor, MI 48108

    • June 01, 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Eagle Crest Marriott
    • 226

    Motivate Me

    Friday, June 1st

    7:30 am - 3pm

    Ann Arbor Eagle Crest Marriott

    1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti

    Join us at the Annual Educational Conference for a full day of personal and professional development, and learning skills that will take you and your company to the next level. 

    Your ticket also includes easy free parking, breakfast, a delicious lunch and a cocktail reception.

    Keynote Speaker
    Breeda Miller


    Keeping Your Wits When You Feel
    You Are At Your Wits End"

    Early Bird Rates thru February 21st!

    Member: $69

    Non-Member: $125

    Conference Schedule

    7:30-8:30am: Registration and Networking Breakfast

    8:30am - Session 1
    9:30am - Session 2
               10:30am - Session 3

    11:30-1:30pm: Lunch with Keynote 

    1:30pm - Session 4

    2:30pm - Awards and Closing
    3pm - Reception

    Please note: sessions will be chosen upon arrival.  Registration payments must be made by check or credit card only.

Past events

January 17, 2018 On Your Mark, Get Set, Goals!
December 20, 2017 Meet, Eat and Mingle 2017
November 15, 2017 Technology Matters
October 18, 2017 Accessible and Inclusive Event Planning
September 20, 2017 More with Less
August 16, 2017 Speak So They Listen
July 19, 2017 Outdoor Event Spaces
June 21, 2017 Trendy Non-Traditional Spaces
May 19, 2017 Annual Educational Conference 2017
March 15, 2017 Greyline - Zingerman's New Downtown Venue
February 01, 2017 2017 Vendor Showcase
January 18, 2017 Ann Arbor City Club
December 14, 2016 Meet, Eat and Mingle 2017
November 16, 2016 Choosing the Right Wines for Your Event
October 19, 2016 Field trip to Bucca di Beppo in Livonia with guest speaker James Burdine
October 16, 2016 UEP Traverse City FAM Trip - Oct. 16 and 17
September 21, 2016 Look and Learn at Frutig Farms - Free
August 17, 2016 Practical Innovation: Working Your Creative Mojo
July 13, 2016 Look and Learn at TLS Productions - Free
June 08, 2016 Sticky Situations: Surviving Conflict, Change & Challenging People
May 20, 2016 Annual Education Conference
April 13, 2016 Choosing the Right Wines for Your Event
March 16, 2016 Organizing an Epic Event
February 03, 2016 2016 Vendor Showcase
January 13, 2016 Calling All Planners - The Certified Ambassador Program
December 16, 2015 Meet, Eat and Mingle
November 18, 2015 Look and Learn at the Michigan Union - Free
October 21, 2015 Presentation is Everything
October 18, 2015 Familiarity Trip to Traverse City -$25 for First 25 Planners
September 16, 2015 The Benefits of Having a Host at Your Event
August 12, 2015 Incorporating Audio Visual into Your Event
July 15, 2015 How to Plan a Themed Event from Beginning to End
June 12, 2015 Annual Education Conference & Vendor Showcase
May 13, 2015 Visioning for Event Planners:Picture It. Plan It. Then Knock it Out of the Park
April 27, 2015 Annual Education Conference & Vendor Showcase
April 08, 2015 Keeping Attendees Safe: Preparing for an Event Emergency
March 11, 2015 Reaching for the Stars: Successfully Launching a Signature Event
February 11, 2015 Special Free Event - "Look and Learn"
January 14, 2015 Monthly Educational Workshop - How to Stand Out from the Crowd
December 10, 2014 Monthly Educational Workshop - Go Go Gadget: Apps, Gadgets & Tools to Enhance your Work & Events
November 12, 2014 Monthly Educational Workshop - How to Use Social Media and Evolving Technology to Enhance Your Next Meeting or Event
October 08, 2014 Monthly Educational Workshop - Once in a Decade: Planning an Inauguration
August 13, 2014 Monthly Educational Workshop - Evolution of the Table Top
June 06, 2014 POSTPONED - Annual Education Conference & Vendor Showcase
May 21, 2014 Bi-monthly Educational Workshop - To Train or Not to Train: The Value of Professional Development
February 12, 2014 Monthly Meeting: "Special Dietary Needs? That Was Easy"

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