Memberships at the Mendel Center

Be a member at The Mendel Center! Enjoy great benefits while attending fascinating speakers and performances. Chose from the Mainstage Performance Series and the Speakers Series or join both great programs!

Mainstage Performance Series Membership

By becoming a Mainstage Performance Series member, you get priority seat selection over individual show purchasers, package discount pricing, and special benefits only for members!  You may become a Mainstage Performance Series member any time during the season by simply purchasing 3 or more eligible shows or speakers.

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Benefits

Great savings!

Enjoy discounts on outstanding entertainment. The more you buy, the more you save!

$7 off per ticket – When any 3 to 5 eligible shows or speakers are purchased
$9 off per ticket – When any 6 to 8 eligible shows or speakers are purchased
$10 off per ticket – When any 9 or more eligible shows or speakers are purchased

*Speaker Series membership or individual speaker tickets purchased counts toward your total number of shows. Mention your status as an Economic Club Speaker Series member at the time of your ticket purchase to receive the appropriate discount.

 

Buy tickets before the general public

Series tickets packages go on sale before individual show tickets are made available. By becoming a Mainstage Series member, you are among the first to purchase tickets and have the opportunity to get some of the best seats in the house.

Priority seating for next season

By becoming a Mainstage Series member this season, next year you’ll have priority purchasing opportunities before new series or individual show tickets are available.

Ticket exchange privileges

As a Mainstage Series member, you may exchange tickets until seven days before the performance. You may choose another Mainstage season performance from the current season.  If tickets for the new show costs more, you’ll only pay the difference. If the new show costs less, we will provide you with a gift card for the balance.

Additional benefits

  • Advance notice of special performances when you provide us with your email address

  • Invitation to the 2020-2021 Season Reveal party

  • Discounts at other select events at The Mendel Center

Become a Mainstage Performance Series member today!

Begin your membership today when you purchase 3 or more Mainstage brochure shows. You may become a Mainstage Performance Series member any time during the season. Shows you have already purchased during the current season can be applied to your total number of shows. Member discounts will be applied to the additional shows being purchased.  Contact the Box Office to request your membership and for more information.

  • Order by phone – call the Mendel Center Box Office at 269.927.8700, option 1

  • Order in person – at the Mendel Center Box Office, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. weekdays

 

Tickets are non-refundable. Only one applicable discount will be applied to any ticket purchased. Mainstage Performance Series membership discounts, other discounts, and special offers do not apply to Stage Side seating. However, Stage Side purchases count towards number of performances you need for Mainstage Performance Series membership levels.

 

Speakers Series Membership

The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speakers Series brings people of all generations together for the shared experience of gaining a deeper understanding about the world around us.  By presenting speakers from a wide range of fields and expertise, this non-partisan, non-political series is dedicated to the discussion of social, economic, and public policy questions important in today's complex society.

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Member Benefits

Buy tickets before the general public

Speakers Series members receive first access to special events added throughout the year.

Priority seating for next season

By becoming a Speakers Series member this season, next year you’ll have priority purchasing opportunities before new series or individual show tickets are available.

Additional benefits

  • Advance notice of special engagements when you provide us with your email address

  • Invitation to the 2020-21 Season Reveal party

  • Discounts at other select events at The Mendel Center

Pricing Information
  • 4-pack membership - Starts at $120, includes one ticket to each of four speakers of your choice.  The Young Professionals speaker may be selected as one of the standard selections when ordering online.

  • A la carte membership - $50 membership fee, with the ability to purchase one ticket per membership to as many speakers as you wish, starting at $40 per speaker. Speaker and dinner tickets are purchased separately by calling The Mendel Center Box Office.  The Young Professionals speaker may be selected as one of the standard selections when ordering.

Seating Chart

Young Professionals memberships available.

Contact The Mendel Center Box Office at 269-927-8700, option 1 for pricing and details..

  • Standard 6-pack membership does not include the Young Professionals special event.  Tickets may be purchased, starting at $10, by calling the Box Office.

  • Pre-speaker dinner may be purchased as part of the package or separately. 

  • A $2 per ticket Facility Fee applies to all speaker tickets. 

  • Memberships do not include Special Engagement speakers; members have early access ticket purchasing priority for Special Engagement speakers that may be announced during the season.