Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention center67,169 sq. m
Guest rooms5,000
Guest rooms at one hotel1,350 guest rooms
Special event venues190
Average room rate$102.00
Daily food cost$65.00
Occupancy rate
Tax rate6%

Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to make and sell the metropolitan Detroit regionally, nationally and internationally as an outstanding convention, meeting and tourism destination. Founded as the world’s first convention and visitors bureau in 1896, today it represents more than 800 businesses. What do you do in a city that has it all? Anything you please. Detroit is a dynamic and affordable city. Its revitalization and thriving metro area include diverse restaurants, a lively nightlife, cultural attractions, three luxury casinos, championship sports teams and festivals and events galore. Along with downtown’s new convention capabilities, a safe, walkable downtown and plentiful accommodations, you’ll discover something amazing around every corner. It’s a great place to plan your next event.


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Getting here

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 several international carriers offer service from the airport. Several interstates converge in downtown Detroit: • To Detroit from Detroit Metropolitan Airport: I-94 (Ford Freeway) east to I-375 into downtown. • I-75 (Chrysler Freeway north of downtown and Fisher Freeway south of Downtown): runs north/south from Toledo through downtown Detroit to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. • I-94 (Ford Freeway): runs east/west from Chicago to Detroit and continues up to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. • I-96 (Jeffries Freeway) runs east/west from Detroit to Lansing. • M-14 connects Ann Arbor to Detroit via I-96 (Jeffries Expressway).

Distance from airport

  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

    32.19 km from city center


Local Attractions

Detroit Opera House/Michigan Opera Theatre

1 mi. away
Twitter Video Downtown Detroit With superb acoustics and an orchestra pit large enough to accommodate 100 musicians, the restored 1922 theater is the home of Michigan Opera Theatre, which produces grand opera and presents a dance season.
1526 Broadway St.
Detroit, MI 48226

Fox Theatre

1 mi. away
Built in 1928 in the tradition of great movie palaces, the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Detroit hosts a variety of events, including Broadways shows, drama, comedy and musical events, and the annual holiday classic "The Radio City Christmas Spectacular," starring the Radio City Rockettes.
2211 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI, US 48201

Campius Martius Park

2 blocks away
Located in the heart of downtown, Campus Martius Park is Detroit’s official gathering place and award-winning signature public space. The 2.5-acre park is a year-round outdoor venue with gardens, performance stages, and an ice rink in the winter.
800 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226

Ford Field

1 mi. away
Ford Field is an industry-leading sports and entertainment venue. In addition to Lions football, Ford Field hosts sporting events, concerts, banquets, corporate meetings, special events and much more. Visit for a calendar of our upcoming events.
2000 Brush St.
Detroit, MI, US 48226

Outdoor Adventure Center

2 mi. away
Various simulated activities provide outdoor recreation experiences, while exhibits and displays show the natural and cultural resources found in Michigan. The OAC is located across from the William G. Milliken State Park & Harbor at the intersection of Atwater St. and the Dequindre Cut Trail.
1801 Atwater St.
Detroit, MI 48207

Fisher Theatre

4 mi. away
Come see the best of Broadway at this elegant theater in the spectacular Fisher Building. Box office hours Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. when there's not a show. Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-7:30 p.m. when there is a show.
3011 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI, US 48202

Legoland Discovery Center Michigan

35 mi. away
The ultimate place for kids and families who love to build with Lego bricks. Featuring play areas, rides, a brick pool, 4D cinema and Miniland.
4240 Baldwin Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Fillmore Detroit, The

2 mi. away
Welcome to The Fillmore Detroit, located in the heart of Detroit’s entertainment district, this elegant venue has been renovated to offer guests a unique site for your next corporate event, private party, concert or social gathering. From impressive technical capability and support, interactive entertainment, creative decor options, and delectable catering, our versatility helps to create an everlasting event to remember!
2115 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI, US 48201

Convention centers

  • 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.