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Family Reunion Planning Seminar

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  • Let us show you how to make it a family reunion to remember.

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

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


Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sound Board - MotorCity Casino Hotel

2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

Registration will open in July. Please check back for further information.


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 offerings. 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, Visit Detroit key chains and Detroit postcards.
  • Step 4:
    You will receive a product request order confirmation three to four weeks prior to your reunion (subject to change). Product can be picked up at our off-site warehouse, Wolverine Solutions, 1601 Clay Street, Detroit MI 48211 (pick-up date will be provided by the DMCVB).

REGISTER YOUR Family Reunion

Submit your online Family Reunion Registration Form. This does not register you for the seminar, but it will register your reunion with the CVB and you will begin to receive the benefits working with a CVB will bring to enhance your reunion planning experience.


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..

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

Direct: 313-202-1945
Phone: 313-202-1985
Fax: 313-202-1845
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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