Technology at Kettunen Center

Northern Michigan’s Full-Service Conference & Retreat Facility

Kettunen Center offers a variety of audiovisual equipment and amenities for all your group’s needs. We offer a comprehensive list of services and  equipment, and our in-house team will work with you to prepare a mix of audio and visual effects to maximize your meeting impact.

Wireless Internet is available throughout the main building, the Mawby Learning Center and Cedar Lodge. With free wireless throughout the entire property, it’s easy to stay connected at Kettunen Center.  With a permanent fiber optic built in to the facility, you never have to worry about plugging in throughout the meeting rooms, guest rooms and lounges. If you need teleconference or telecommunication services, we have you covered.

Projection screens, whiteboards, easels and lecterns can be set up in all meeting areas (no whiteboard in Ford A, however).

Audio Visual

A range of audio visual and electronic equipment is available upon request with staff members available to assist as needed.

  • The following equipment is available upon request:
  • LCD projector*
  • ELMO document projector*
  • Overhead projector
  • VHS Video Cassette Players
  • DVD players
  • Sound System

Wireless lapel microphones, mounted speaker microphones and portable sound systems are available in our main meeting rooms. Our central sound system permits music or announcements to be piped into the dining area or any meeting room.

The Lakeview Room, Gerber Room and Ford Room are each equipped with complete sound and ceiling mounted data projector system, which has an in-room microphone.

The following is available at Kettunen Center:

Equipment and Supplies

  • Electronics including laptop*
  • High speed, wireless internet access
  • Teleconference phone
  • TV/VCR
  • DVD or CD player


  • Overhead projector
  • Slide projector
  • LCD projector*
  • Microphones
  • Wireless Lavaliere microphone (clip on)
  • Wireless and Wired Hand Held microphones

Presentation Supplies

  • White board with eraser and marker
  • Easels, Special “Post-It” Flip charts and markers
  • Lectern

*Indicates there is a rental fee on this equipment. Please see rates below.


  • LCD Projector $45/per day
  • Laptop $20/day
  • Easels (1st 1 free)$ 10
  • Flip Charts (1st 1 free) $10