Great Lakes Summer Institute 2018 Save the Date July 24-28
  • Signage displaying your organization/agency name and logo in the registration area.
  • Acknowledgement announcement at each breakout session.
  • Organization/agency ad in the institute registration packet, on our website and social media and in our 2018 Summer/Fall Catalog (distributed to over 18,000 social workers).
  • Free registration packet insert.
  • Two complimentary full institute registrations.
Keynote Sponsor: $2000
  • Signage displaying your organization/agency name and logo in the registration area.
  • Acknowledgment announcement at the general session.
  • Organization/agency ad in the institute registration packet, on our website and social media and in our 2018 Summer/Fall Catalog (distributed to over 18,000 social workers).
  • Free registration packet insert.
  • Two complimentary full institute registrations.
Technology Sponsorship: $2000
  • Acknowledgment announcement at each breakout session.
  • Signage displaying your organization/agency name and logo at breakfast station.
  • Organization/agency ad included in the institute registration packet and social media.
  • One free full day registration
Breakfast Sponsor: $1500
  • Acknowledgment announcement at each breakout session.
  • Signage displaying your organization/agency name and logo at breakfast station.
  • Organization/agency ad included in the institute registration packet and social media.
  • One free full day registration
Snack Break Sponsor: $1000
  • Acknowledgment announcement at each breakout session.
  • Signage displaying your organization/agency name and logo at snack stations.
  • Organization/agency ad included in the institute registration packet and social media.
Purchase an Ad: $500
  • Organization/agency ad included in the institute registration packet and social media.
Download the sponsor form.

Great Lakes Summer Institute

The Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) is one of the leading statewide annual training events, providing a wide variety of Continuing Education opportunities for Michigan Social Workers and other human service professionals. The goal of GLSI is to offer attendees the most up-to-date, current workshops for professional skill development in both clinical and macro settings.

Course schedule will be released by March 2018. Don’t miss our 10th Anniversary!

The 10th Annual Great Lakes Summer Institute (GLSI) will take place in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan at Great Wolf Lodge Resort on July 24 – 27, 2018.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The MSU School of Social Work is excited to announce sponsorship opportunities for the 10th Annual Great Lakes Summer Institute. Your organization can reach over 250 professionals from across the state that include a variety of social workers, clinical directors, supervisors and caseworkers from across Michigan, as well as, public mental health and child welfare organizations.

We invite you to be a sponsor this event! Please download our sponsorship form for more information or contact Gina Van Horn, Events Specialist at vanhorng@msu.edu

Exhibitor Opportunities

Non-Profits: $150.00
For Profits Groups/Vendors: $250.00

Each exhibitor will have an 8 foot table arranged in the White Pine Ballroom Foyer in the Conference Center at the Lodge. Each exhibitor is allowed one representative. Each additional representative will be $50 each, not to exceed 3 representatives. If representatives wish to attend the institute, please note that each session requires an individual registration at an additional cost. Please contact us for more information.

Please note the following:

  • We have limited space for exhibitors; register today!
  • Exhibitors are welcome on July 25th and 26th of the institute. Set up can begin at 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Tuesday, July 24th or at 6:30am on Wednesday, July 25th. Exhibitors will pack up by 6:00pm on Thursday, July 26th.
  • Fees must be paid prior to attendance and fees are non-refundable.
  • There will be a $50 fee for each additional exhibitor representative, not to exceed 3.
  • WiFi is available at the Great Wolf Lodge.
  • The exhibit area is secured at night; however, you are encouraged to take precautions to keep your items safe.
  • MSU School of Social Work is not responsible for lost/stolen/damaged items.
  • All agency/business information and logos must be sent to our office by March 1, 2018.
  • Additional tables requested will be $50 each.

Please complete the exhibitor form if you are interested.

Social Work Continuing Education hours will be provided at this institute for each session.