Why Choose Our Destination?
Why go to Detroit for your next meeting? Because now is the time for our fresh, fashionable, enthusiastic city to show off. Detroit is walkable, dynamic and affordable. It’s legacy as the Motor City continues today with a thriving business community that is building a whole new industry of innovation. It has emerged as the ideal location for up-and-coming tech businesses and entrepreneurs. The consummate sports city, Detroit has four professional sports teams playing downtown just blocks from each other. Its award-winning food scene makes it the perfect place for inventive restauranteurs of all kinds to set their table with delicious, diverse plates for your attendees to eat up. Downtown’s premier convention venue Cobo Center — a Green Meetings Industry Council ASTM/APEX certified facility capable of hosting groups of any size — is just moments away from charming boutique hotels and a robust nightlife scene. Detroit’s cultural attractions include quirky outdoor art galleries, the world-class Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the country’s largest theater districts and music venues for every genre. Remember, this is Motown. Located on the beautiful Detroit River, The D offers a unique combination of outdoor activities. Go all out on the four-mile, paved RiverWalk, perfect for hiking, biking, walking and picnicking. Downtown has both bike and scooter share systems, and the People Mover elevated rail system and Qline street car make it easy to get from meeting spaces and hotels to entertainment and dining. Feast your eyes on Detroit’s amazing architecture which offers a dazzling array of styles from Neo-Renaissance to art deco to 21st century. It’s time you to take a closer look at Detroit and discover all the amazing possibilities that make it THE place to hold your next event. We invite you to submit an RFP and give Detroit a go, and experience all its vibrancy and vitality for yourself. Detroit. It’s GO time.
Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is a Delta hub that is a 90-minute flight — or less — away from 60 percent of the country’s population. All major domestic airlines, six low-cost carriers and five international carriers offer service from the airport.
Distance from airport
- Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
35.41 km from city center
Detroit Opera House/Michigan Opera Theatre
Campius Martius Park
Outdoor Adventure Center
Cobo Center an SMG Managed Facility
Cobo Center is one of the largest convention centers in the nation, currently wrapping up a $279 million renovation. Operated by the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA), Cobo is managed by SMG.
Suburban Collection Showplace
Suburban Collection Showplace is the largest, privately-owned exposition, conference and banquet center in Michigan. The state-of-the-art facility sits on 55 acres of land directly off of the I-96 expressway in Novi, Michigan.