Detroit, MI Meeting Planning Overview

Detroit, MI | Meeting Planning Overview

For an inspired, energetic and vibrant meeting destination, choose Detroit, America’s great comeback city. Recently named Best U.S. City for Business by TravelPulse, it’s time to experience The D for yourself. With 723,000 square feet of exhibit space, Cobo Center boasts one of the largest contiguous exhibit floor spaces in North America and is the 19th largest convention center in the country. The D has many hotel options. Metro Detroit has approximately 36,000 hotel rooms, with about 5,000 located downtown. From hip to elegant to comfortably affordable, there is lodging for every budget. With the conveniently located Detroit Metropolitan Airport just 20 minutes away, Detroit offers everything your meeting needs for an unforgettable experience. The QLine modern streetcar system connects downtown with key neighborhoods and attractions. Little Caesars Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons is now open and part of The District Detroit, an ongoing development which will include housing, retail, restaurants, office space and a hotel in a contiguous, 50-block area. The D is a happening place, named #9 on The New York Times list of “52 Places to Go in 2017.” With its many new restaurants, breweries, distilleries and coffee houses, National Geographic recently named Detroit one of “6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover.” The fun goes 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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