Detroit, MI Meeting Planning Overview

Detroit, MI | Meeting Planning Overview

Inspired and energetic, Detroit is America’s great comeback city. Lonely Planet placed Detroit #2 in the world of its “Best In Travel 2018 Top Cities.” With a wide range of hotel options, premier meeting spaces, and so much to see and do, The D offers everything you need for an unforgettable event. Your meeting starts at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Cobo Convention Center, which offers 1.25 million square feet of space both indoors and out. Hotel options continue to grow in The D, from brand new construction to renovated historic buildings that retain their originality while offering the latest amenities. Metro Detroit has approximately 36,000 hotel rooms, with about 5,000 located downtown. Detroit Metropolitan Airport is conveniently located just 20 minutes from downtown and the surrounding suburbs. It provides nonstop service to nearly 140 destinations on four continents and was ranked one of the best in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power in its 2017 North American Airport Satisfaction Study. Little Caesars Arena, the new state-of-the-art entertainment and event center, is home of the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons. It is part of The District Detroit that when complete, will feature retail, restaurants, housing and a hotel in a contiguous, 50-block area. The QLine modern streetcar system connects the new arena with downtown and other key neighborhoods and attractions. With all its new restaurants, breweries, distilleries and coffee houses, National Geographic recently named Detroit one of “6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover.” Beyond downtown, enjoy suburban Detroit attractions including The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Automotive Hall of Fame. Find family-friendly fun at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets’ LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan and Sea Life Michigan Aquarium. It’s time to book your next meeting in Detroit, America’s great comeback city.
Fast Facts | Detroit, MI
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211 West Fort Street Suite 1000 , Detroit, MI 48226-3240
GSF Exhibit Space Cobo Center 723,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Hyatt Place Detroit Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace215,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Cobo Center40,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center1,298
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 flights111
International cities with direct flights16
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
City of Detroit, and all three metro counties - Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County
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