Humming with activity, Detroit is America’s great comeback city. Billions have been invested into revitalizing downtown with
new hotels, residential developments, restaurants
and local businesses. Detroit’s transformed riverfront, with nearly four active miles of paved paths,
parks and plazas, was crowned by USA Today’s
10Best. It also named the bustling Midtown area as
one of the 10 Best Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods
around the USA.
Downtown Detroit’s Cobo Center has completed
its $279 million expansion. Attendees can now enjoy
the beautiful, 40,000-square-foot Grand Riverview
Ballroom and dramatic three-story glass atrium
featuring views of the Detroit River and Windsor,
Ontario, skyline. Cobo Center offers all the latest
technology including free Wi-Fi throughout and an
in-house broadcast studio. Outside Cobo Center, a
new 50,000-square-foot exterior plaza and vehicle
drop-off area welcomes visitors, along with high-tech video messaging walls.
There are more than 36,000 hotel rooms
throughout metro Detroit— 5,000 downtown—
including the recently renovated Detroit Marriott
at the Renaissance Center. The new Aloft Detroit
adds a beautiful boutique hotel to the landscape.
Many more new downtown hotel rooms are in the
If you’ve come to play, The D was named in the
top 50 Best Places to Travel in 2016 by Travel +
Leisure. Detroit offers ;ive distinct areas of attraction:
cars, culture, gaming, music and sports, assuring
your attendees plenty to do. Some of the area’s new-
est attractions include downtown’s Outdoor Adven-
ture Center and new retail including John Varvatos™,
Shinola® and Carhartt® stores. The Detroit Zoo’s
new penguin conservation center and LEGOLAND
Discovery Center will be complete in spring 2016.
Detroit is a growing foodie hot spot. Zagat restaurant guide announced Detroit is third on their 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 continues to transform with new projects
and revitalization. The M- 1 RAIL will connect key
Detroit destinations within the downtown, Midtown and New Center area. The District Detroit will
feature the Detroit Red Wings’ new ice arena and a
contiguous, 50-block, walkable area. Both have 2017
Nearby Detroit Metropolitan Airport is ranked
best in customer satisfaction, with hundreds of daily
nonstop ;lights. Most suburban and city attractions
are just a 20-minute ride away.
Discover why Detroit, America’s great comeback
city, is the perfect place to host your next meeting.
For more information: Keith Kirsten, director of
sales, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau,
(313) 202-1938, firstname.lastname@example.org,