Meetings & Conferences

Perfect meetings, breathtaking location.

At The Highlands we understand what matters — friends, family, and time well spent. Since 1963, groups from six to six hundred have enjoyed the facilities and activities The Highlands has to offer. Guests at The Highlands have made a tradition of active sport, tranquil leisure, and building memories among the rolling hills of northern Michigan. Never pretentious, always welcoming, The Highlands is an oasis in an ever-changing world.

Leave the Planning to Us

The Highlands can provide ideal meeting facilities for any size event. From a convention center or banquet hall for a simple board meeting to a beautifully appointed wedding hall, you'll find the perfect space to suit your needs.

We also offer a full range of accommodations for your guests. From hotel rooms to luxurious three-bedroom condominiums, our well-appointed lodging options are suited to groups of any size and any budget.

To suit the appetites of your guests, The Highlands offers comprehensive dining and catering options, situated in venues that offer a combination of luxury and breathtaking beauty - whether on a championship golf course, on a mountaintop, or along the shores of Lake Michigan.

During event downtime, our recreation options provide activities to satisfy any appetite for fun and adventure. Our summer guests enjoy swimming, ziplining, mountain biking, hiking, and golfing on four championship Michigan golf courses.

Winter vacations at The Highlands provide the Midwest's most complete array of snow-centric options, with multiple opportunities for downhill skiing/snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat tire biking. Nearby shopping opportunities include a unique assortment of boutiques, galleries, and shops in the Harbor Springs and Petoskey areas.

Make It An Event to Remember

Over 30,000 square feet of meeting space, with event rooms accommodating up to 600 guests.

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Banquet Services

Dining at The Highlands easily becomes a memorable part of any event. Limited only by one's imagination, groups large and small have the luxury of experiencing a diverse menu. Create the perfect moonlight dinner or a robust mountainside banquet. 

AV & Hybrid Meetings

We at Oncore AV are more than just Audio Visual Experts - we're Artists, Visionaries, and Inventors. We won't just make you look good, We'll make you look great! We put the newest technologies at your fingertips and will teach you how to execute with it. We help you create explosive original content & unique stage design.

What you can expect: Audiovisual Design and Staging Video Conferencing & Webcasting Hi-Speed Connectivity Event Media Web Distribution

Our Creative Services: Project Management, Instructional Design, Video Production, Crews, Graphic Designers, PowerPoint & Content Management, Post Production, Audio & Video Facility, Art Direction, Flat screen Digital Signage, Education & Training Materials, Website Design, Banners, Brochures & Flyers

Our group has been meeting at Thr Highlands for 40 years. We have children of the original participants now bringing their children. Many people who attend our meeting have been to conferences at the largest resorts in the country, yet still revel in the familiarity and friendliness of The Highlands.
Michael Dick, M.D. • Tri-State Medical-Dental Conference