Year End Conference



Michigan Jaycees Year End Leadership Conference - Troy Marriott
The Michigan Jaycees
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Troy, MI

Greetings Old Sports,
I pray you join us for a weekend celebration, where the friendship and camaraderie will be all our salvation, as we look to the past with fondness of heart, and look to the future with the knowledge impart, you will not find a finer endeavor, so play while we're young, because we won't be forever.   

- Jay


The Michigan Junior Chamber is proud to host a Top 10 CNN Hero, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, as our key note speaker for our year end leadership conference in Troy, MI. Rabbi Goldberg, Founder of Kids Kicking Cancer, has been creating positive change through his innovative approach to helping children manage the pain, anxiety, and fear associated with being diagnosed with cancer.

Here is a link to his CNN Hero's website:
Here is information on Kids Kicking Cancer:


Trainings are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Register here by February 18th.

A boxed lunch will be available to people who are participating in the 2nd training session

Session 1 Training Classes (Saturday morning - after business meeting)

  • Lights, Camera, Action: Creating Better Videos in a Digital World
  • Betting Creative: Social Media is the *new* Social Marketing
  • Being a Legen-(wait for it)-dary Orator
  • Conflict is unavoidable in our lives

Session 2 Training Classes (Lunch and Learn)

  • Who's On First? Part 1 - VP's and directors are encouraged to attend
  • Local President Forum Part 1 - local presidents are encouraged to attend
  • So I'm new, Now what?
  • It is better to be seen than heard

Session 3 Training Classes

  • Who's On First? Part 2
  • Local President Forum Part 2
  • How to pass a project on down the generations.
  • All about that Money!



Dress Code: Casual dress code. Jaycee t-shirt is suggested.
Finance Committee: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Athens)
Board Meeting: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Athens)
Dinner: On own
Registration: Open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Coatroom in Lobby area)
Welcome Party: From 6 p.m.  to 8 p.m. near registration.
First timers: 7:30 p.m. (Athens)
Opening Ceremony: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Ballroom)
We will be doing a chapter recognition ceremony during this time so we will want to make sure each chapter president and/or a designee is present. We have some great things planned so please make sure you are in the room! We will also present the third trimester awards at this time.
Competitions: Fit for Life will be during registration. More information will be coming soon.
Activities: 10 p.m. to Midnight - Dancing and the largest gathering of Jaycees playing Cards Against Humanity!


Dress Code for Business Meeting and Training: Business Casual
Business Meeting: 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Training Morning Sessions
Lunch and Learn Training Sessions
Training Afternoon Sessions
Dinner: On own
Award Ceremony: Suggested Dress Code will be semi-formal or Roaring 20's. Awards will begin around 7:30 PM. Past president reception at 7:00 PM.
Speakeasy Party: Beginning at 10 p.m.
On Saturday night after the Awards Ceremony we are excited to host a Speakeasy Shindig. We are transforming the joint into a Roaring 20's speakeasy complete with cats, lookers, casino games and dancing! In order to avoid the bull we will be serving "complimentary" alcoholic beverages to our invited guests. Research the web for more details regarding dress code and speakeasy jargon! Proper attire is required and we will reward the attendees that look the part!


Fellowship breakfast: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Requires additional registration)
Board Wrap: 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Childcare Schedule

Friday evening 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday morning 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Saturday Evening 8 p.m. to Midnight.
Children's Registration includes snacks on both days. Sorry - Does not include admission to the adult only Parties. Space is limited on First Come, First Serve basis by on-site registration time.  Please contact Jon Dehring @ 734-931-2070 for more details.


Detroit Marriott Troy

Detroit Marriott Troy

200 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084


Registration has officially ended. However, we will have very limited onsite registration available. We also have some sponsor packages avaialble. If you know someone who is interested in attending please have them contact Angela Fossi at


Onsite Registration

Includes: Trainings, Friday and Saturday night party and awards presentation. Please note this does include a light breakfast on Saturday. Welcome Bags are based on availability.

Fellowship Breakfast

Join your fellow Jaycee members from around the state to hear 87th President David Q. Worthams share a little about his experience meeting Jaycees from across Michigan, spin some tunes on his iPod, and get to know your counterparts from other chapters and make plans to learn from and visit other chapters! There will even be bacon to facilitate the fellowship! Registration Ends February 20, 2015.