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Michigan Premier Events is a full-service award-winning association, corporate and government event management company, delivering superior results for corporations and associations across the state of Michigan, statewide and nationally for years. 

Whether your organization needs assistance managing board meetings and events or strategizing and hosting excellent programs, seminars, conferences, and special events, Michigan Premier Events alleviates the guesswork, time, and effort so you can focus on serving your stakeholders


Ashlee R. Willis Founder and CEO | Michigan Premier Events


Ashlee R. Willis is the Founder and CEO of Michigan Premier Events, an association, corporate and Government event management company managing events in Lansing, Grand Rapids and Detroit. Willis partners with associations & corporations by developing programs and events locally, statewide and nationally to enhance both there members, clients and the Mid Michigan business community. Willis strives to embrace innovative and unconventional techniques by concept developments, logistics and strategy and for events and programming department.

Willis has over 10 years of experience in developing and managing corporate events, programs and meetings in Michigan. She is the co-founder of Lansing Lift Up Local, has led big community events in Michigan and worked on events with celebrities. Willis is a certified tour ambassador for Lansing, MI, has earned several awards including Downtown Lansing Hero Award, Entrepreneur on the move award and Ten Over the Next Ten Alumni award Recipient. Willis also has been featured on several radio stations, commercials and publications including front cover of Capital Area Women’s Life Style Magazine.

Willis is a Lansing native and well-known active leader in the community who is dedicated to the growth, collaboration and success of the region. Willis is a part of organizations holding board positions such as United Way of Southwest Michigan (Board member & Governing Committee), Arts Council of Greater Lansing, ATHENA WIN, Strikeout Baseball, Delta Township Economic Development Advisory Board & Board Chair/President of Downtown Lansing Inc (first person of color as Board Chair/President).,