2019 Business & Community Expo Breakfast

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Name: 2019 Business & Community Expo Breakfast
Date: November 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Business owners, employees and community members, 

 Wednesday, November 6 from 8:00 - 9:30 am, at the Comfort Inn Conference Center, for a special breakfast event prior to the Business & Community Expo, featuring keynote speaker Kerm Campbell, Owner of Black Star Farms
 in Suttons Bay!


Kerm and Sallie Campbell are the original, and now sole proprietors of Black Star Farms winery and inn in Suttons Bay, Michigan. While raising a family in Western Europe, Kerm and Sallie were introduced to fine wines from some of the most prestigious wineries of the area. 

This began a lifelong, increasing passion for the industry. After retiring from corporate management, the Campbells relocated to Northern Michigan where Kerm started several new ventures both in the Traverse City area and beyond, including planting vineyards beginning in the early 90’s. 

Today the Campbells have extensive farming operations on both the Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas, with over 120 producing acres of vineyard. More than half of the grapes used to make Black Star Farm wines, and some of their most highly-awarded, come from their fruit.

In addition to a passion for growing grapes and producing fine wines, Kerm and Sallie enjoy classical music, the arts and their grand and great-grandchildren. Sallie passed away on October 1, 2017, following a 40-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.


Learn More About Black Star Farms

- Chamber Members: $25
- Non-Members: $30
- Full Table of 10 (Chamber Members): $200
- Full Table of 10 (Non-Members): $260

** Includes hot buffet breakfast and program **


*All registrations are final. Please give 24 hours notice of registration cancellations. No refunds will be given to cancellations/ no shows the day of the event. 

Event Sponsors:

Premier Sponsors

Breakfast Sponsor

Comfort Inn Conference Center
2424 S. Mission St., Mt. Pleasant
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 6
8:00 - 9:30 am
Contact Information:
Call the Chamber Office at
(989) 772-2396 or Register Online
Chamber Members: $25.00
Non-Members: $30.00
Full table of 10 (Members): $200
Full table of 10 (Non-Members): $260
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