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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.

DIVERSITY AND EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – SHAWN’S STORY | THE COMEBACK CITY

Detroit: Educating Professionals. Elevating Events.

-Shawn Boynes, CAE
Executive Director
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 Convention & Visitors Bureau 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). As host of DELP’s annual reunion, scholars get the chance to discover what’s amazing around every corner in The D, like the Motown Museum, the world-famous Eastern Market, the Arab American National Museum and more. Discover Detroit, America’s great comeback city, for yourself.

 

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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

 

 

 

 

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"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

Fast Fact

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