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2023 Basic Institute
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3:00 PM to Friday, April 28, 2023, 12:00 PM EST
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2023 Basic Institute will be Sunday, April 23 - Friday, April 28 at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center. A detailed schedule will be posted, but sessions start late Sunday afternoon with an Orientation at 5:30 pm and conclude Friday at noon. Orientation is required for first and second year attendees (third year attendees are welcome but not required). All other sessions are mandatory in order to graduate - classes are typically from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After hours dinner and networking activities are recommended but not required. There is also a banquet celebration on Thursday evening for all attendees. Attendance is not available virtually - all sessions are in-person only and are not recorded.

The Basic Institute registration fee is $599 annually. This includes all sessions, materials, and most meals (attendees are on their own for dinner on Wednesday and lunch on Friday, since training concludes prior to lunch). Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Register for Basic Institute here.

Basic Institute will be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center in Mt. Pleasant. For lodging reservations, contact the Comfort Inn directly at (989) 772-4000. Make sure to say you're with MMTA to get the low group rate of $96-$120/night (plus applicable taxes/fees). Don't forget to ask the hotel how to submit your tax-exempt paperwork.