Michigan STR Conference 2024

Michigan's premier live event

short term rentalS

For vacation rental investors aiming to maximize their property potential.

April 18 – 19, 2024


Bill Faeth

Multi-million dollar STR owner,
STR marketing expert

The KarWells

Short Term Rental investors,
hosts, & design experts

Sarah Franzen

Revenue Management Expert,
Founder of RevZen

Tony Stancato

STR Investor, VR property manager, Michigan Short Term Rentals podcast host

Katie Johnson

Attorney & STR owner,
advocating for short term rentals.

Matt McCall-Stillman

30+ STR's, STR design company, agent

Brandon Hall

The Real Estate CPA,
Founder of Hall CPA PLLC

Steve Trover

Managed 400 rentals, former president of VRMA, and founder of Better Talent

Justin Ford

International Short-Term Rental
Safety Expert

Jordan Painter

STR Investor, VR property manager, Michigan Short Term Rentals podcast host

Ryan Bakke

Expert in short term rental underwriting. Helped 10k+ become Tax Smart Investors.

Ready to Dominate the Michigan Rental Market?

Time’s ticking! Secure your ticket now before they’re all snapped up’


2 transformative days diving deep into maximizing your investment returns and providing a top-tier guest experience.


Thursday, April 18th

Conference check-in 12 pm
Session starts 1-5 pm
6 pm VIP dinner

Friday, April 19th

Doors 9:00 am - 4pm


(only 12 available)





Brace yourself for a transformative experience at the Michigan Short Term Rentals Conference. Our speaker lineup will share actionable tips and insights from their journey in the industry. Take a deep dive into how to operate your vacation rental business at a higher level.


Networking is at the heart of the Michigan Short Term Rental Conference. Seize opportunities to engage with fellow Michigan hosts. Use breaks, after hours socializing, and pre-conference time to connect. You never know when one connection will change your trajectory.

CONFERENCE VENUE: Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown

Nestled at the northern tip of Grand Rapids' downtown, our venue offers an idyllic setting by the serene Grand River. Step out and find yourself amidst a plethora of dining delights, all within a short five-minute stroll. Key attractions like DeVos Place are a mere half-mile away, while the Van Andel Arena and the Grand Rapids Public Museum are just a mile from our doorstep.

frequently asked questions

Yes, Grand Rapids is a great place for a family vacation. Your family will not be able to join the conference without a ticket. 

Bring whatever you’re comfortable wearing. It may be chilly inside the venue as well as outside, pack accordingly. 

Please email [email protected] for additional questions. 

The tickets are non-refundable. If you’d like to transfer your tickets, please email [email protected] 

The focus of the Michigan Short Term Rentals Conference is to equip you with information and tactics to help take your property to the next level leaving you with a greater return on your investment. It’s also a great place to connect and learn from other hosts in Michigan. 

The conference is 1-1/2 days over April 18th – 19th. 


No, no meals will be provided. Feel free to bring snacks to the event and there will be a lunch break on April 19th with great options nearby.

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