Rural Partners (RPM)



2022 Small Town and Rural Development Virtual Conference

The annual Michigan Small Town & Rural Development Conference will be in person! Join us May 16 – 18, 2022 to learn about housing in rural communities and small towns, addressing broadband connectivity, renewable energy, and more. 

This conference is geared toward those working in and on behalf of small or rural communities in Michigan and is hosted by the Rural Partners of Michigan.

We hope to see you there!

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Pitch Competition Information










Open the flyer to learn about eligibility and sample project areas. Pitches are due February 24 at 11:59 pm. 

Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Networking Sponsor

Consumer Energy

Lunch Sponsor

Session Sponsors

FHL Bank
Green Stone