Why America's Great Comeback City is Worth Coming - And Coming Back - To
Detroit is America’s great comeback city and the people who live, work and do business here will tell you why. Listen and watch as they describe all the things that are happening at every turn, and why The D’s revitalization and energy make it a great place to plan your next meeting.
Detroit. Discover amazing around every corner.
-Shawn Boynes, CAE
American Association of Anatomists
2008-2009 DELP Scholar
ASAE Board of Directors 2014-2017
Detroit has made education a cornerstone of its association partnerships, making it an ideal place for professionals to meet and gain the continued knowledge needed to succeed. The Detroit Metro CVB sponsors programming and scholarships for members of the Diversity and Executive Leadership Program (DELP), a major initiative of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Discover Detroit, America’s great comeback city, for yourself.
VP, External Relations, Shell Oil Company
Hosting the 2015 Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Detroit was a perfect match: a city synonymous with reinvention and an event that inspires innovation in students. That reinvention is evident on every corner of The D’s vibrant, walkable downtown alive with nightlife, enticing restaurants and thriving culture. Come discover for yourself why Detroit is America’s great comeback city.
Executive Director, Techweek
Detroit’s thriving technology sector is leading the city’s growth, with dozens of tech-oriented and start-up businesses making The D their home. With a revitalized downtown and entrepreneurial spirit at every turn, Techweek, an annual technology convention, found its perfect host in the comeback city. Visit and discover how Detroit can be your perfect host as well.
Interpretive Programs Volunteer, Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Institute of Arts’ Rivera Court is just one of its many masterpieces. But beyond the museum and around every corner, the city has many more treasures that amaze and delight. Enticing dining, a lively nightlife, culture and more are waiting to wow when you discover Detroit, America’s great comeback city.
Director of Events and Industry Strategy, SME
Deciding where to hold its 2014 Big M manufacturing event was a no-brainer for SME. That’s because, from the newly updated Cobo Center to ample accommodations to so much to see and do, The D has everything for world-class events and a great time.
The world's first convention and visitors bureau — the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau — was founded in 1896.