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|Cobo Center, one of the largest convention centers in the United States, is located in the center of downtown Detroit, Michigan. The center overlooks the Detroit River.
The center provides shuttles to and from Metro. The U.S. Port of Entry tunnel to Canada is two blocks away from the convention center. Many highways connect directly to New York City and New England.
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Also popular is the Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront. Located right next to the Cobo Center, the Crowne Plaza is walking distance from many famous Detroit landmarks as well as premier sporting and business destinations.
About the Detroit Convention Center
Downtown Detroit also provides plentiful shopping and dining opportunities. In addition, Cobo Center is an established lighthouse facility for Project Lighthouse, working to increase visitor safety in Detroit. Cobo Center is located at 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226. It is located next to the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Detroit Willow Run Airport (YIP) for quick airport rides.
Cobo Center has a variety of event spaces that will exceed expectations for most events. In addition to an incredible level of national and international accessibility, Cobo Center has over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space. Additionally, 200,000 square feet of meeting rooms can comfortably accommodate up to 2,500 conference attendees.
If connectivity is key, Cobo Center has free, high-powered Wi-Fi with excellent signal throughout the center, and also houses a broadcasting studio with editing equipment, fiber connections throughout the building, and uplink software to broadcast.
In addition to accessibility, connectivity and space the Cobo Center also provides many additional services. The Cobo Center Grand Ballroom, opened in 2013, provides gorgeous views of the Detroit River, downtown, and neighboring Windsor, Ontario.
The Ballroom hosts the food and beverage catering services of Centerplate, the exclusive caterer of events at the Cobo Center. Clients are welcomed to consult with the chefs and prepare specific menus for each event. The ballroom boasts extensive sound systems and is a fine venue for a conference dinner.
The Cobo Center staff is experienced in running a variety of international events, including the International G-7 Job Summit and the North American International Auto Show. The Center also frequently hosts the President, Vice President, and foreign officials in their visits to Detroit.