Detroit, MI Meeting Planning Overview

Detroit, MI | Meeting Planning Overview

Detroit. It's GO time.? This remarkable city continues to transform with more than $10 billion in new development projects planned downtown. World-class cultural attractions, a vibrant nightlife, contemporary art scene and outdoor activities abound. With so much to see and do, Thrillist calls Detroit one of "America’s Most Fun Cities." Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) was recently ranked No. 3 mega airport in passenger satisfaction by J.D. Power. It provides nonstop service to nearly 140 destinations on four continents. Detroit is a 90-minute flight — or less — from 60 percent of the country's population. Most suburban and city attractions are just a 20-minute drive. Cobo Center is Detroit's main meeting space. It ranks among the best and most technologically advanced convention centers in the world and is a Green Meetings Industry Council ASTM/APEX certified facility. It features 723,000 square feet of exhibition space, outdoor spaces, and free, high-speed Wi-Fi throughout. Suburban Collection Showplace in nearby Novi recently expanded and features more than 400,000 square feet of exhibition and pre-function space. The D offers more than 100 distinctive venues to accommodate groups of every size. As Detroit’s reputation as a meeting destination grows, so does its number of distinctive boutique hotels that offer a unique Detroit experience. There are more than 40,000 hotel rooms in the metro Detroit area and 5,000 located downtown. It’s time to take a closer look at Detroit for your unforgettable convention or conference. 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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