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  • Detroit is a perfect landing spot for reunions and family gatherings.

  • Join us at the DMCVB's Family Reunion Planning Seminar, held each spring and fall.

  • Find out how your reunion group can get FREE Detroit promotional items.


Every year the D welcomes many reunion groups to celebrate kinship and enjoy activities together as a family. It's always a joyous time and the DMCVB goes that extra mile to help plan a perfect menu of togetherness. Thoughtful and detailed planning makes for a successful event. The DMCVB offers a Family Reunion Planner and a free seminar to assist you in planning a memorable gathering. To get started planning your most memorable reunion, check out the resources below or call us at 313-202-1985 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We're happy to help.

Why Host Your Reunion in The D?

Detroit is the perfect place to host your family, military or class reunion. With world-class hotels, attractions and historic sites, everyone will enjoy metro Detroit's offereings. We will assist you in every aspect of planning for your event, and best of all, our services are FREE!  

Reunion services

We offer several services to make planning your reunion easier:

  • Hotel and banquet and selection assistance
  • Service provider selection assistance (T-shirt companies, caterers, DJs, etc.)
  • Special recognition certificate
  • FREE promotional items (plastic bags, postcards, pencils and visitor guides)
  • Suggested activities for children and adults
  • Recreational parks listing for metro Detroit
  • Family Reunion Planning Seminars
    • Learn how to plan a successful reunion in The D

How to receive our services?

  • Step 1:
    Register your reunion by submitting a family reunion registration form. Registration is mandatory and available online at Please register 12-18 months before your reunion.
  • Step 2:
    Provide us with a signed copy of your hotel contract. This serves as an official confirmation of your reunion and qualifies you to receive free promotional items for your reunion attendees. You will receive an email confirmation along with the product request form as an attachment.
  • Step 3:
    Submit the product request form to place your order for your free items. All items must be ordered at least six weeks prior to your reunion. Items include: Visit Detroit plastic bags, Visit Detroit magazine, Visit Detroit pencils and Detroit postcards.
  • Step 4:
    You will receive a product request order confirmation by mail three to four weeks before your reunion. You’ll also receive the address and directions to pick up your items from our off-site warehouse.

the Free fall 2015
family reunion Seminar

Home of cars, culture, gaming, music and sports, Detroit is the perfect place to host your family reunion.

The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is scheduled to host the next Family Reunion Planning Seminar in the fall of 2015. Seminar details regarding venue location, date, and time will be announced in Januray 2015. Please check back then for more details.

REGISTER YOUR Family Reunion

Sumbit your online Family Reunion Registration Form.

Request a Family Reunion Information Packet.


Call us at 313-202-1985 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nikki Donald
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
211 W. Fort St., Ste. 1000, Detroit, MI 48226

Direct: 313-202-1972
Phone: 313-202-1985
Fax: 313-202-1911
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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