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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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… of the Motown music!
-@juliepplett

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… I love a great comeback story!
-@hrkest

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


— Sam Canning, Griffith University, Queensland, Australiaachers Association
… Detroit has a fresh feel.
-@darlahuckaby

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… of its resurgence, breweries and distilleries.
-@benprom

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… the downtown transformation is truly amazing! Check out America’s greatest comeback city!
-@k2murphy

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

@kimsrosado
… I know how hard everybody has worked to make a great comeback.
-@rapoportgayle

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… of the arts, history, Cobo Center and total cool factors like @detroitrvrfrnt.
-@bestbybeth

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 "The city's industrial past is already giving way to a high tech future, and the excitement we've seen throughout the city ­ as well as the success that new tech firms have already had ­ is making the Big D one of the best places to launch a tech startup this year."


— Dan Blacharski, Techie.com editor-in-chief String

 

 

 

 

Fast Fact

It is home of the North American International Auto Show, with more than 500 vehicles on display representing more than 50 world-wide companies.