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MTA ‘Off the Road’ virtual summit wraps up next week

MTA wraps up our first-ever 'Off the Road' virtual summit next week. Don’t miss out on this chance for your entire township (yes, we mean everyone!) to participate and hear important updates for one low price of just $348! Just this week, the state Legislature passed legislation amending the Open Meetings Act to allow for limited virtual meetings, and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration released emergency rules for workplace safety. Next week’s summit is your chance to get up to date on these recent changes—and more—impacting your township during our ever-evolving times. The day includes sessions on: 

  • The recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling vacating COVID-19-related executive orders, and subsequent state department orders and legislation, on efforts to keep Michiganders safe during the pandemic 
  • A look at the Open Meetings Act today, including guidance on virtual meetings—the limits and timeframe  
  • Insights into workplace safety requirements for your township hall and facilities—keeping your officials, employees and residents safe 
  • The latest from the state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency on the landscape of the medical and recreational marijuana industry in Michigan 

You’ll also get Q&A time with MTA’s Executive Director, Member Information Services and Government Relations staff, a legislative update ahead of the lame-duck session, a virtual vendor showcase and even a chance to win door prizes.

Registration allows participation live on Tuesday, October 20 AND on-demand access to all sessions through the end of 2020—allowing you and your colleagues to decide what to watch and when. 

Register today: 

      • Individual registrations - $116 per person
      • Package pricing for 3+ registrations - Bring your whole board (and more!) for only $348
      • MTA Online Premium subscribers receive special discounted rates -- watch your email for details or contact MTA!

                                                                  Register now for Oct. 20

Already registered? Scroll down for details on how to get logged in!

Get logged in to MTA's Off the Road Virtual Summit

If you're already registered for this once-a-year event, there are no special passwords needed, simply follow the instructions below (or watch this brief tutorial) to access the virtual event platform:  

      • First, head to https://download.socio.events/event/Nzg5MQ and choose whether you'll access via one of the apps (best for your mobile device or tablet), or use the web app (best for most laptop and desktop computers).
      • When prompted, enter the email address that is on file with MTA. You MUST use the same email address where you receive MTA newsletters and other emails. Then, click CONTINUE.
      • Create a password, confirm your profile details, then click Continue to enter the event.
      • And that's it -- you're in! Feel free to start exploring and get familiar with the platform so you can make the most of your virtual event experience!

For additional tips on navigating the platform, click on the "Get Started Video" in the app for a short tutorial, or view the video here outside of the app.

Having tech trouble? Visit the MTA Support Chat within the app, or text chat with us using this link (available from 1 to 8pm on Oct. 20).

Part of the Vendor Showcase? Please contact Ashley directly with any questions or problems, or visit the support chat. 

We look forward to "seeing" you there!

MTA ‘Off the Road’ virtual summit wraps up next week