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Address: 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: +1 313-877-8777
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Free, ultra high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout Cobo Center.

Cobo...

Free, ultra high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout Cobo Center.

Cobo Center is a Green Venues Michigan facility with recycling stations throughout the building.

Registration space available in the concourse. Registration booths are available for rent.

The Cobo Center Business Center is available for computer access, copying, faxing and business supplies.

ATM and mailing services.

Visitor information center.

Preferred in-house A/V provider with complete inventory of equipment and professional technicians.

Cobo Center is ADA compliant.

Cobo Center has a comprehensive Crisis Communications Plan in place.

Parking is available at prevailing rates.

The Detroit People Mover has a station on the third floor of Cobo Center with numerous stops throughout the downtown district.

Superior air lift capacity at award winning Detroit Metro Airport (ranked #1 by many industry analysts).

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 Hart Plaza and makes outdoor festival or special event space easily accessible.

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CME Celebration

Attended 100 year celebration of Michigan CME. Nice venue with helpful staff.Ballroom environment where dinner was held was very nice with nice sound system and non cramped table... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Arnell H
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Mccordsville
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California
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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There honestly isn't much to not like about this convention center. The architecture is eye candy, there was ample space for the 15,000+ attendees at the event I participated in, and the layout of the center is straightforward. Parking is ample, reasonably priced, and contained within the convention center itself.

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Cobo Center. We appreciate you sharing your opinion! Hope to see you back soon. More 

Mccordsville
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended 100 year celebration of Michigan CME. Nice venue with helpful staff.Ballroom environment where dinner was held was very nice with nice sound system and non cramped table seating. Table settings were well done. A spacious place with room to wander.

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Thank Arnell H
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Cobo Center during the CME 100 year anniversary celebration. It was an honor to have the group here and provide the backdrop to celebrate such an important milestone in the church history; here is to the next 100 years! . We were also glad that you enjoyed the staff and the ballroom. Hope to... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We decided to visit the COBO and we were surprised to see a fencing event in the center. The building looks new and very modern.

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent commentary regarding Cobo Center. The renovations have created a modern and attractive facility with some very dynamic views of the river and city scape. There are many different types of events that choose Cobo Center as their home. We are working hard to keep the place busy and interesting. Hope to see you back soon. More 

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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

In town for the USA Fencing October NAC tournament. The Cobo Center was spacious, very clean and had nice artwork. There were interesting pieces of Detroit's history on display as well. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about transportation in and around downtown Detroit. They also had good suggestions for meals. I will definitely support returning to Detroit for future... More 

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of Cobo Center. We were very proud to be selected as the host site for the USA Fencing event. So glad that you enjoyed the building and the team working here. We enjoyed having the group here, so many bright young athletes from around the region. We also like to help people discover Detroit... More 

Naples, Italy
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

All you can need to organize a successful congress. Big rooms, expert staff and a panoramic view on the canadian coast of Windsor.

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Cobo Center. We really appreciate your endorsement, "All you can need"; wow. A lot of time can pass between the customers initial visit and the time the last attendee of the event leaves the building; sometimes it is actually years. A lot of behind the scenes effort is put forth by the event organizer... More 

Evansville, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The AASLH had their annual meeting place at the Cobo Center. The rooms were spacious. Bathrooms were always clean. Water was provided. It also had a place to get away and sit down for a few minutes.

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Cobo Center. We were proud to host the AASLH group and are happy to hear that you enjoyed the building and facilities. It seems like Detroit was a good fit for the group; as a place with a rich and interesting history. With stellar attractions like the Henry Ford Museum, DIA, Wright Museum, Motown... More 

Shelby Township, Michigan
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117 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Cobo center is a great host for many types of conferences and conventions, especially the NAIAS every year! Would come again for more events :)

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent glowing review of Cobo Center! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the facilities here for the North American International Auto Show AND other conferences too. We continue to work hard and make this an attractive and welcoming venue. Hope to see you back before January! More 

Warren, Michigan
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278 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Cobo Center hosts the annual Detroit International Auto Show every January. The place is huge, so put on your walking shoes. Sunday was a good day to go. But arrive by 1 pm.

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of Cobo Center and the North American International Auto Show. Believe it or not preparations will be underway soon. It really is a fantastic event. Last year total attendance was over 820,000 people; on some weekend days there are 120,000 people at the show! The building is 2.2 million square feet, so you are... More 

Windsor
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Cobo Center is a great place for conventions. Been to a convention that caters to Japanese Animation fans called Youmacon. Youmacon has there convention every single year since 2006 and I'm not the least bit disappointed by how the Youmacon staff and Cobo Center handle the convention and other special events held there. So if your looking for a great... More 

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Wow-thanks for the great endorsement of Detroit AND Cobo Center. We really have fun hosting Youmacon and a number of other events. Look forward to seeing you back in November! More 

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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great location!! Amazing views all around. The riverwalk entrance with the view to Windsor Canada is breathtaking. Very bright and free wi fi. Wear your comfy shoes because it is a big Convention Center

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Thank Julie D
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of Cobo Center. Glad to know that you enjoyed the views from inside the building and on the river walk; aren't they fantastic! We are also pleased to hear that you enjoyed using the Cobo free wi-fi. Admittedly this a big building; 2.25 million square feet in total. The center is approximately 2 blocks... More 

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