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restarting lives, and restoring community.

2021 RE:CON

Grand Traverse Resort
Traverse City, MI
November 8-10, 2021

re:con is the premier event for Michigan professionals looking to revitalize themselves in their support of individuals with disabilities and other barriers.


When You Attend re:con

Participants will walk away with ideas to implement change, information on best practices, and equipped with the tools and resources to succeed. Through breakouts, workshops, panel discussions, and networking, they will be re:fueled and re:invigorated. Opportunities to engage with vendors and suppliers, support micro-enterprises, participate in wellness activities, and celebrate leaders and innovators, will leave participants ready to take on the challenges of our industry.

Top 10 Reasons YOU should attend

  1. Learn and Earn: CEUs available, stay up to date with a variety of eligible breakout sessions
  2. Get Results: learn evidence based practices to improve your outcomes
  3. Takeaways: tips, tricks, tools and techniques you can implement immediately
  4. Innovation Conversations: hear fresh ideas in 15-30 minute mini-talks
  5. Re:examine: gain new skills to improve relationships with customers and partners
  6. Discover: be in the know on the latest trends and innovative strategies
  7. Get Inspired: valuable insight from experts and industry leaders
  8. Re:connect: network and build relationships with your colleagues from across the state
  9. Explore: sample and compare resources from vendors and suppliers
  10. Bring it Home: take back ideas to implement change

Exhibit At re:con 2021

Who Attends:

re:con will attract over 300 professionals from Community Service Providers, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, Community Mental Health Agencies, Michigan Works! Agencies, Independent Living Centers, Michigan human services agencies, private rehabilitation providers, special education, school-to work transition services, employers, universities…

And more.

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Present at re:con 2021

You’re invited to share your expertise at re:con – the convention of new beginnings which will be held November 8-10, 2021 in Traverse City with a virtual component. *If safe meeting regulations prohibit an in-person event, the conference will be held entirely virtually.

Are you an innovative industry leader with knowledge to share? Then we’re looking for you!

Presenting at re:con is a unique opportunity to reach a broad audience from across the state in the disability community including: advocates, providers, educators and consumers.

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Thank You to our 2020 re:con Sponsors


Logo - STEP Services to Enhance Potential


Logo Work Skills Corporation


Logo Peckham

new horizons

Logo New Horizons Rehabilitations Services, Inc


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re:con Awards

BOOM is a statewide award ceremony recognizing individuals with a disability who have excelled. The goal of the BOOM Awards is to provide stereotype-busting role models for people with disabilities.

Boom Awards

logo apex awards

The apex awards recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories: Outstanding Employer, Outstanding Community Partner, Transformational Leadership, and Lifetime Achievement.

Apex Awards