Detroit, MI Meeting Planning Overview

Detroit, MI | Meeting Planning Overview

In Detroit, it’s revival time. Lonely Planet named The D No. 2 in the world of “Top In Travel 2018.” The city has been transformed with premier meeting spaces, new boutique hotels and world-class attractions into an exciting and lively event destination. It’s meeting time. Detroit’s Cobo Center is one of the nation’s largest convention centers and features 723,000 square feet of exhibition space, flexible outdoor spaces and top-tier technology including two giant exterior digital displays. There are approximately 33,000 metro area hotel rooms, plus more than 5,000 located downtown. The modern and convenient Detroit Metropolitan Airport services hundreds of nonstop flights every day and is just 20 minutes from the city and most surrounding suburbs. It’s game time in Detroit. The new Little Caesars Arena is the home of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons. The entertainment center features state-of-the-art technology, innovative amenities and beautiful public spaces. It’s part of The District Detroit, that when complete, will feature inviting retail, unique restaurants, sought-after housing and a dynamic hotel in a 50-block, contiguous area. The QLine modern streetcar system connects the new entertainment center with key neighborhoods and attractions. It’s bring-your-appetite time. Detroit is a growing foodie hotspot, where you can enjoy everything from international tastes to inventive cuisine to iconic Coney dogs. Food Network recently stated about Detroit, “The food scene is making it a must-visit.” It’s time to be wowed. The Detroit Institute of Arts is among the top 10 in the world and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History holds the world's largest permanent exhibit on African American culture. Beyond downtown, enjoy suburban Detroit attractions The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Automotive Hall of Fame and world-renowned Detroit Zoo. It’s Detroit’s time to shine and time for your group to experience it for yourself. Detroit. It’s GO time.
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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