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Detroit Meeting Planner's Guide

Family Reunion Planning Seminar

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  • A stroll along the scenic downtown riverfront marks a perfect summer day in Detroit.

  • A rendering of the M1-Rail streetcar, which will run downtown along Woodward Avenue.

  • Gather and relax in the lively oasis of downtown’s Campus Martius Park.

  • Expect premier shows, exhibitions and events throughout the year at Cobo Center.

Detroit Headlines

Detroit Inspires

New is a word familiar in Detroit. New restaurants, entertainment districts, retailers and businesses are everywhere. All this new “stuff” is a sign that Detroit is truly America’s great comeback city. Find out which major publications have featured Detroit recently.

6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover
National Geographic, January 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017
New York Times, January 2017

5 Industrial Cities Making America’s Rust Belt Shine Again
Vogue, November 2016

The 26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016
Zagat, November 2016

Detroit is America’s great comeback story
Toronto Star, September 2016

Rust Belt's not just a political force _ it's a destination
Associated Press, December 2016

Tour Detroit's historic Eastern Market
USA Today, November 2016

Made in Motor City: Flavors only found in Detroit
USA Today, October 2016

Download the Detroit Headlines document.

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

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

debrajdraper
… of the fantastic walkable downtown, fantastic new restaurants and @detroitrvrfrnt.
-@sharonw48993484

sharonw48993484
… I love a great comeback story!
-@hrkest

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

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

rapoportgayle
… Detroit has a great blend of cultural, entertainment and lodging options.
-@jdward66

jdward66
… of the Motown music!
-@juliepplett

juliepplett

"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 want to be part of something amazing, a revitalization of making America great again.
-@cbello

cbello

Fast Fact

Home to the world's only floating post office, the J.W. Westcott II, serving international freighters on the Detroit River.