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  • Hear stories of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

  • Henry Ford Museum shares America’s past through static and interactive exhibits.

  • Fishing, boating and charter services are abundant on Lake St. Clair.

  • See the rooms where Motown’s greatest hits were recorded in Detroit’s Motown Museum.

  • Shop downtown Rochester, home to some of metro Detroit’s most unique retailers.

2015 Shell ECO-Marathon Americas - Niel's Story | THE COMEBACK CITY

The auto industry will be reshaped in a city synonymous with reinvention: Detroit.

–Niel Golightly
VP, External Relations, Shell Oil Company

Detroit was ideal when Shell was looking for a new destination to host 2015 Shell Eco-marathon Americas. The event brings approximately 1,500 gifted high school and college students to The D in a challenge that inspires innovation; and the newly-renovated Cobo Center is the perfect stage to show it off. Thanks to Detroit’s ongoing revitalization, Cobo is the centerpiece of a vibrant, walkable downtown that includes amazing nightlife and thriving culture waiting around every corner. Discover Detroit and all it has to offer: plan your event in America’s great comeback city.



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… I grew up there. I am amazed at all the new and wonderful things, especially Cobo Center.

… the newly renovated Cobo Center looks amazing and is a great venue for conventions!


"Obviously, Detroit is the place to be when it comes to [manufacturing] technology." See Sam's testimonial.

— Sam Canning, Griffith University, Queensland, Australiaachers Association
… I love a great comeback story!

… you can get a great experience for your group at exceptional value.


"Detroit is one of the most beautiful cities as far as its architecture and the friendly population.."  Check out Irene's video.

— Irene Healey, Founder of newAttitude
… of the arts, history, Cobo Center and total cool factors like @detroitrvrfrnt.

… Detroit has a fresh feel.

… of the fantastic walkable downtown, fantastic new restaurants and @detroitrvrfrnt.

… I know how hard everybody has worked to make a great comeback.


Fast Fact

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is the largest museum of its kind in the world.