Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB
Hotels25
Convention center67,169 sq. m
Guest rooms5,000
Guest rooms at one hotel1,298 guest rooms
Special event venues151
Average room rate$172.00
Restaurants378
Daily food cost$65.00
Occupancy rate
Tax rate6%

Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB

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.

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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 five international carriers offer service from the airport.

Distance from airport

  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

    35.41 km from city center

Nearby


Local Attractions

Detroit Opera House/Michigan Opera Theatre

Theater
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

Theater
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

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

Recreation
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 www.fordfield.com for a calendar of our upcoming events.
2000 Brush St.
Detroit, MI, US 48226

Outdoor Adventure Center

Recreation
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

Theater
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

Recreation
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

Theater
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.