Highway Conference and Road Show


The Highway Conference and Road Show will return March 10-12, 2020.

See you then!


Coming late 2019.


Handouts from the 2019 Highway Conference and Road Show

Ten Tips on Being Road Agency “Brand Bosses”
Denise Donohue, CAE, APR, director, CRA

Consider the Options: Township funding of local roads
Steve Mann, principal, Miller Canfield

Asset Management Plans: Meeting the deadlines
Joanna Johnson, chair, Transportation Asset Management Council and manager, Road Commission of Kalamazoo County
Bill McEntee, vice chair, Transportation Asset Management Council

The Value of Visual Content
Ryan Knott, public relations specialist, TechSmith

Generating Crazy Good Support for a Government Agency
Katelynn Bennett, officer, East Lansing Police Department
Avery Lyon, officer, Bath Township Police Department

Recruiting, Skype and Interviewing Today
Todd Surline, president, Hiring Solutions LLC
Kiera Hamada, associate consultant, Hiring Solutions LLC

Facebook: The new county fair
Emily Kizer, communications manager, Washtenaw County Road Commission
Jake Welch, director of operations, Barry County Road Commission

MiWB: The Michigan Wetland Board
Brad Knight, MiWB board member and Road Commission for Oakland County
Jeff Silagy, manager, MiWB

Time to pay attention: Automated vehicles and local roads
Collin Castle, PE, intelligent transportation systems program manager, Michigan Department of Transportation

NACE Transportation and Infrastructure Legislative Update
Kevan Stone, director, NACE

Death by PowerPoint
Chris Gautz, public information officer, Michigan Department of Corrections


Coming late 2019


Join us in 2020 when CRA’s Highway Conference and Road Show returns to the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI.

  • Engage face-to-face. Greet clients and prospects at your booth in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Expand your lead list. Increase lead generation which results in more business revenue.
  • Get connected. Find out what’s happening in the local transportation infrastructure industry from colleagues and clients.
  • Promote. Take advantage of our promotional reach to put your company in front of our extensive membership including engineers, managing directors, foreman, superintendents and more from Michigan’s county road agencies. Plus, guests from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and other industry associations and government entities.
  • Learn. Attend the conference sessions to increase your knowledge base or hear what your clients are learning.
  • Enjoy. Appreciate the well-organized exhibit experience, extended trade show hours and roundabout.

All exhibitors and sponsors must be Associate Members of CRA. To join, visit our Associate Member information page.

Questions on Associate Membership? Contact Cindie Dulaney at 517.482.1189 or cdulaney@micountyroads.org.

Lansing Center/Road Show map

Lansing Center

Road Show floor plan