• Cobo Center's inviting atrium has 30,000 square feet of contiguous space.

  • Aloft Detroit's spectacular lobby. The hotel is located in the historic David Whitney Building.

  • Construction of Detroit's new entertainment district and arena will be complete in late 2017.

  • Great views are a hallmark of the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

  • Shinola manufactures and sells fine leather goods and timepieces from its factory/storefront.

New Developments In The D

What’s new in America’s Great Comeback City? Always lots. The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the recent openings of several metro Detroit hotels and news about business development projects underway.

Cobo Update

Cobo Update

The $279 million renovation of Cobo Center began in September of 2010 and is expected to be completed by 2015. See what’s been done so far. READ MORE


Business Development

Business Development 2

A new hockey arena and entertainment district in the works, developing neighborhoods, restaurants, shops and more. Grand openings are regular occurrences in The D. READ MORE


Hotel Development

New Hotels

From new construction to historic restoration, metro Detroit’s hotel properties have a lot to offer. Our 40,000 hotel rooms range from ultra-chic and luxurious, quaint and charming to affordable and basic. READ MORE




In August 2014, a $140 million streetcar line began construction in Detroit, Michigan. The 3.3-mile circulating streetcar route will travel along Woodward Avenue between Congress Street and West Grand Boulevard. The system will be operational in 2016. READ MORE


Meet Detroit Sales Team Update

Meet Detroit Sales Team Update

It’s summer in The D, which means warmer weather, fun festivals and lots to do for the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau’s sales and services teams. READ MORE


… Detroit has a great blend of cultural, entertainment and lodging options.

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

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

… of the Motown music!

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


"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

 "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





… Detroit has a fresh feel.

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

… it’s a comeback city making headlines at a great value!


Fast Fact

Home of three major casino complexes in the downtown area: Greektown Casino, MGM Grand Detroit and Motor City Casino.