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Detroit Meeting Planner's Guide


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  • The North American International Auto Show highlights Cobo Center’s calendar in January.

  • Organized runs, marathons and fun walks are a growing part of Detroit’s annual events.

  • Detroit is a well-known hub for business conventions, meetings and recreational events.

Detroit Meeting Planner and Attendee Testimonials

Are you ready to share your impressions about your recent visit to The D? Join many other enthusiastic voices to help us spread the good word about metro Detroit conferences, conventions and meetings. Let us know what you enjoyed the most, what new discoveries you made, and why metro Detroit is a great meeting destination.

Submit a Detroit Meeting Planner or AttendeeTestimonial

We asked attendees of ConferenceDirect’s Annual Partner Meeting why they would host a meeting in Detroit. Here’s what they had to say on Twitter:

I’d host my meeting @visitdetroit because…

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

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

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

… Detroit has a fresh feel.

… I love a great comeback story!

… I want to be part of something amazing, a revitalization of making America great again.

… of the Motown music!

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

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

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

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

… of its resurgence, breweries and distilleries.

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

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

Fast Fact

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