Plan Your Meeting in Detroit
Why should You plan your next meeting in Detroit?
We can seal the deal if you're looking for a location that has succeeded at meetings large and small. We flawlessly hosted a string of marquee events over the past several years and we’d be proud to include your meeting in the list of conventions and conferences that chose metro Detroit for its value, easy access, hospitality excellence and professional support.
With 40,000 competitively priced hotel rooms, a meeting in Detroit provides a full menu of accommodations from luxury to boutique hotels and charming inns. Major hotel brands like DoubleTree, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Marriott, Westin and three top-of-the-line casino hotels — are all just minutes away from Cobo Center on Detroit's international riverfront. Within our neighboring districts you can choose from a host of other notable brand hotels and unique lodging options.
Planning a meeting in Detroit is more cost effective with free meeting services from our DMCVB meeting professionals to offer all of the resources you'll need to make your event a success, saving you both time and money along the way.
Planning a meeting in Detroit places you close to you and your attendees — only a 90-minute flight from 60 percent of the nation's population. As a major hub for Delta Airlines you can take advantage of discounted airfare for your conferences and conventions meeting in The D. Take advantage of these savings while experiencing two of the friendliest, efficient and award-winning modern airport terminals in the nation.
Detroit is located less than a five hour drive from Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Toronto. As an international destination The D is located only one mile from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It's a short drive over the Ambassador Bridge or through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel that link our borders.
Getting around downtown is easy with our 2.9 mile above ground People Mover loop with 13 stations that include Cobo Center, GM Renaissance Center and Joe Louis Arena.
Hospitable & Friendly
It's true about what people say about Midwestern hospitality, especially when it comes to greeting and helping visitors. We roll out the red carpet to make sure attendees to your metro Detroit meeting find their way around town for great D experiences. Our hospitality community goes the extra mile to welcome guests and hotels offer concierge services and accommodate special requests. Visitor welcome centers are located on the U.S. side of the Ambassador Bridge and in the heart of downtown Detroit. You can always count on the DMCVB for a wealth of information and suggestions to make planning your meeting in metro Detroit fun and productive.