Detroit is America’s great comeback city. With a newly energized downtown and a $279-million dollar renovation to Cobo Center, one of the largest convention centers in the nation, the city is a total-package destination. Offering thousands of square feet of meeting space, as well as the Grand Riverview Ballroom and three-story glass atrium with views of the Riverwalk, Cobo Center is an unforgettable venue. It’s supported by over 36,000 hotel rooms throughout the region, including 5,000 downtown, and an award-winning international airport.
Recently, The Washington Post and Zagat restaurant guide took notice of Detroit, announcing that the city is “in the midst of a culinary transformation,” and that Detroit is third on the list of the nation’s hottest up-and-coming food cities. With nearly 100 new restaurants, breweries, distilleries and coffee shops opened in the last three years, Detroit’s talented chefs are creating culinary treasures that your attendees are sure to enjoy. Fueled by The D’s economic turnaround, the city is humming with shopping, cultural attractions, championship sports, and a variety of entertainment, making it no surprise that Detroit was named one of the top 50 Best Places to Travel in 2016 by Travel + Leisure.
Experience the attitude and accessibility of Detroit, America’s great comeback city. For any combination of needs, your next meeting in Detroit has it all. Learn more at meetdetroit.com.
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211 West Fort Street Suite 1000
, Detroit, MI 48226-3240
Type of Destination Experience:
GSF Exhibit Space (Cobo Center): 723,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Hyatt Place Detroit Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace): 215,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Cobo Center): 40,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center): 1,298
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 5,000
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Miles to downtown 20
Cities with non-stop flights
International cities with direct flights
Geographic Areas Served:
City of Detroit, and all three metro counties - Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County
Why Meet in Detroit
The newly renovated Cobo Center, supported by 5,000 downtown hotel rooms and over 36,000 more nearby, enhances Detroit’s meeting and convention offerings. With Canada just across the river, Detroit provides a unique two-nation destination.
With the recent opening of more than 100 restaurants, Detroit now offers unique dining options adjacent to stadiums, cultural attractions, theaters and business districts. In 2017, the new M-1 Rail system will improve connectivity for residents and visitors.
Detroit is truly America’s great comeback city, proven by the $11 billion in downtown investments. Experience an unparalleled history of automotive, architectural and musical contributions to America. Book your next meeting in The D.