1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA


1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, USA


Celebrate Michigan's leaders in health and wellness during the Governor's Fitness Awards banquet. We will honor individuals and organizations for their commitment to healthy lifestyles through stirring stories that will inspire you to discover what you're made of. Commit to attend this gala event you won't want to miss.

It's time to celebrate.

Sponsored by the Governors Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports in conjunction with the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

Contact Michelle Coss at with any questions.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Parking – Valet parking is included in the ticket price. Valet is located where Washington and Jefferson meet in front of Cobo Center. Parking is also available on the Cobo Rooftop or Washington Garage for a fee of $10

Dress Code – Business Casual to Formal. In the spirit of being active, some guest will opt to wear athletic shoes with their outfits.

Run of Show – The VIP receptions begins at 5:30PM and ends when the Gala Doors open at 6PM. Ballroom B opens at 6PM, Dinner is served at 6:30PM during the ceremony. Awardees will be announced after the keynote address.The event will end at approximately 8:30PM

People’s Choice Awards – Award winners in each category are picked by a selected judging panel. There is the opportunity between April 10th and April 18th to vote for your favorite candidate, please visit for the most up to date info.

One vote per day. Winners will be announced at the Gala.

Dinner - One drink ticket will be distributed to each guest. VIP reception ticket holders will receive an additional ticket. Tickets are good for one beverage of choice at any of the bar locations. Additional drinks will be available for purchase. Iced tea, coffee, lemonade and water will be served with dinner.

The entrée is a choice of chicken, salmon or vegetarian napoleon. If you did not specify in advance, the meal provided will be chicken. If you need to confirm or change a meal choice, please email