MMLA Annual Awards & Installation Banquet

November 01, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

International Banquet Center @ Atheneum Hotel
400 Monroe St
Greektown - Detroit, MI 48226
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MMLA Awards & Installation Banquet
International Banquet Center @ Atheneum Hotel - Detroit
November 1, 2018

Headline Sponspor: 

This is the most important MMLA event of the year! It is a time when we honor our past, present and future board members and spotlight our annual award recipients. Join in on the fun and plan on attending this great event!!  This will be a fun evening so invite your staff, coworkers and customers!

This event is a time when we honor our past, present and future MMLA board members.  We will also be celebrating our annual award winners: 
                James T. Barnes AwardMark Hammond, Alidade Capital
                Vic Miller Award:  Dawn Burdick, Titleocity
                Ambassador AwardAllison Johnston, CMB, Success Mortgage Partners
                Rising Star AwardsJaime Borashko, United Wholesale Mortgage; Victoria DeLuce, Success Mortgage Partners; and AJ Franchi, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corp.

Watch this video to hear more about the Banquet! 

More than 220 people are already registered to attend!!  Don't be left out - experience this event in person instead of hearing about it afterwards!   Click here to see the current registration list.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM   Networking, appetizers, cocktails (cash bar) and dinner stations with live music by Vavoom - back by popular demand!
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Award Presentations and Program

Registration Fees:
MMLA Members:  $79    Non-MMLA Members:  $99    Group of 10:  $750
Please consider giving an additional $25 (or more) to MORBANPAC to help us meet our goal of $35,000 for this year! 

Take the bus!   Are you in the Grand Rapids or Lansing area and want to attend but don't want to make the drive?   If so, consider taking the bus!  We have chartered a bus and have a limited number of seats available.  The bus leaves from Grand Rapids area around 1:30 pm making a stop in Lansing off I-96 to bring attendees to downtown Detroit.  The bus leaves for return trip immediately after the event.   There is no fee, just donation for a busdriver tip.  If you are interested, please contact Joanne Misuraca at or 586-226-2823.


A limited number of Junior and Studio Suites have been blocked at the Atheneum Suites Hotel for the special price of $149 per night, plus taxes and fees.  To reserve your room before they are sold out, call 800-772-2323 by October 8, 2018 and mention you are with the Michigan Mortgage Lenders Group to get the discount.  Based on availability at regular rates after October 8th.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Do you need a cost-effective way to get your company name in front of those who matter?   The 2017 President’s Installation Banquet is a solid way to advance your business while supporting Michigan’s industry association!   Your sponsorship dollars will go directly in front of those business owners, upper management and decision makers. Your generous sponsorship will also help support this prestigious event.

The MMLA salutes these sponsors that have made an annual commitment as
Platinum Corporate Partners:


We also salute these Sponsors that have made a commitment as Gold Corporate Partners:
AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, ATA National Title Group, First National Bank of America, Mortgage Builders Software,
MSU Federal Credit Union,  Ruoff Home Mortgage, Success Mortgage Partners, USDA Rural Development

These exclusive sponsorship opportunities include recognition in MMLA newsletter, on the MMLA website, and in the event program in addition to recognition listed below (Sold on a first come, first served basis. 1 available unless otherwise noted):

$2500 Headline Sponsor sold to

$1000 Level – Company name also highlighted on video screen, 2 attendee registrations and

  • Cocktail Sponsor - Company logo printed on bar napkins or drink stirs at cash bar (2 available)

  • Entertainment Sponsor - Sold to

  • Lanyard Sponsor - Sold to

  • Centerpieces - Sold to


$750 Level

  • Bus Sponsor - Company logo on signage on the bus transporting members from the Grand Rapids and Lansing area

  • Dinner Stations - SOLD to Titleocity

  • Dessert Sponsor - Company logo on signage at the dessert table (2 available)

$500 Level

  • Awards - Company name recognized at the award presentations (2 available) 1 SOLD to Comerica Bank and Radian Guaranty, Inc.

  • Program - Company ad is placed in the event program (1 available) 1 SOLD to Arch Mortgage Insurance

  • Registration - Company logo recognized on signage at the registration table 1 SOLD to Success Mortgage Partners, Inc.

$250 Contributing Level
Includes recognition in MMLA newsletter, on the MMLA website, and in the event program (Unlimited available)

For your convenience, you should register on-line at using the link on this page  and pay securely with a credit card.  You can also register on-line and choose the “bill me” option to print out an invoice if paying by check. 


Registrations made and not cancelled by October 20, 2018 must be paid in full and are not refundable.

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MMLA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees’ image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities by MMLA.

MMLA events are non-recruiting functions! Solicitation and/or distribution of employment opportunities, including net branch/net compensation plans, is prohibited. The penalty for non-compliance with this policy is immediate expulsion from the event without a refund of fees paid to MMLA related to the event.

Platinum Corporate Partners