LANSING, Michigan - Registration is now open for the Michigan Municipal League's 2012 Capital Conference taking place March 20-21 in Lansing. This year's conference will focus on placemaking. Everyone is talking about the fundamental role placemaking plays in the economic revitalization of Michigan’s communities. But the economics of place has to start with the politics of place. Join us in Lansing March 20-21 to learn about all the key state and federal issues that will impact our communities in the year ahead.

Capital Conference Registration opens TODAY (January 11, 2012). View the full agenda here. Read about how the Race for the Cup and the Community Excellence Awards will start at this year's Conference - for the first time ever.

You can also register for these pre-conference sessions taking palce on March 20:

Matt Bach is director of communications for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at or (734) 669-6317,

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