Facility-wide, free, ultra high speed Wi-Fi coverage
In-house broadcast studio with video editing, satellite uplink and facility-wide fiber network
International access: US Port of Entry – Tunnel to Canada two blocks from facility
Cross Canada direct highway connection to East Coast population centers (Western New York, New England)
Superior air lift capacity at award winning Detroit Metro Airport (ranked #1 by many industry analysts)
Public transport access to downtown shopping attractions and hotels with on-site downtown People Mover station
Majority of rooms in downtown convention hotel block less than 5 years old – over 1,850 new, competitively priced rooms on line since 2007
Overall campus on the riverfront includes Joe Louis Arena and makes outdoor festival or special event space easily accessible
Since 2010 under new management by industry leaders SMG (overall operations) and Centerplate (food service).
Metro Detroit has experience successfully hosting major events including the Super Bowl, MLB All Star Game and World Series, and the NCAA Final Four and Frozen Four – all 5 since 2005! No other city in the US has done that.
Retail shopping is provided on the concourse of Cobo Center in the Detroit Shoppe, a non-profit agency selling iconic made-in-Detroit brand merchandise. All proceeds go to local charities.