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Address: 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-4420
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+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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COBO, a Comeback

COBO Hall is a fantastic expo center that has come a long way. Having been to COBO many many times since the mid-nineties I can tell you the team there has made the hall truly... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Nick T
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Detroit, Michigan
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Channahon, United States
Level Contributor
53 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had high hopes but the disappointment started with trying to find parking near the Cobo Center. Bad signage, confusing directions by traffic control officers (they didn't even know how to get into the underground parking). It's a big building. That's about the kindest thing I can say. Obviously an old government project ... meaning poor temperature controls, not designed to... More 

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Tamarac, Florida
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting up to the 3rd or 4th floor is not a continuous or easy trip. The escalators, while adequate, were placed haphazardly and were not continuous to the the 3rd and 4th floor and required a somewhat lengthy walk. In addition, one or more escalators were undergoing repair every day the week of our meeting. The catering service was poor.... More 

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

We are so sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectations. It sounds like we made some mistakes. If possible could you reach out to me directly. I would like to contact you off line and learn more about the specific event you were here for and obtain a more detailed account of your experience. Sincerely, Greg DeSandy... More 

New York City, New York
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location and facility for big shows like the North American Auto Show. Easy to get to, plenty of parking and plenty of space for exploring exhibits.

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Thank Choose2BKind
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the North American Intenrational Auto Show and Cobo Center. So glad you liked both! Hope to see you back next year if not sooner. More 

Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

COBO Hall is a fantastic expo center that has come a long way. Having been to COBO many many times since the mid-nineties I can tell you the team there has made the hall truly world class. The current renovation and expansion was much needed and now offers spectacular views of the river, and surrounding Detroit environment, an experience missing... More 

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

Thank you so much for your recent review of Cobo Center. It is hart warming to hear that the many changes are well received by folks who have memories of the building before the transformation, and how they feel about it after. We continue on our mission to provide a world class facility and staff that creates economic impact in... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Easy to get to with Detroit People Mover. Amazing custom cars on one floor and rat rods and live music on another floor.

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Thank cdram0s
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Autorama and Cobo Center. It is such a fantastic show for car, hot rod and street rod enthusiasts! Look forward to seeing you back for another event soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went to hear the Minister at a workshop ate the Cobo Center. This is a great place to visit and to have conventions. They have the space that you need always. The Cobo is very convenient due to the Peoples -Mover train. Great connection!!

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Thank caruba815
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review of Cobo Center. So great to hear that you enjoyed your event and the building. Hope to see you back again soon. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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155 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I attended two separate events at COBO Hall this February. I noticed that my recent experiences were better than during previous events. The convention center was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and efficient. Parking was a breeze. Everything was really well organized, with helpful signs giving directions and labeling the meeting rooms. One of the events had a... 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 appreciate the great comments and promise to keep working hard. Hope to see you back again soon. More 

Weehawken, New Jersey
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698 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

As far as conference centers go, COBO is very nice, but has two big cons. The look is very modern, it's easy to get to, the staff were professional, and the place was impeccably clean. Where is fell short was the catering and the A/V. The food served at our event was very bland (2 breakfasts, and 2 lunches we... 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 appreciate honest feedback from our guests. I apologize for the food and audio visual quality. I would really like it if you would e mail me directly so I can determine the exact event you were here for. We can't fix problems that we are not aware of. My e... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

awesome place/venue for such a great event. Very well organized and planned , I will certainly come back again.

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

Thanks for your recent review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. So glad you enjoyed the show. Hope you come back soon! More 

Livonia, Michigan
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The "New" Cobo far bypasses the "old" Cobo. Thank you Detroit for updating and making it a true gem in the city! Gorgeous views of Canada and the Detroit River

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Thank dfulche1
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review of Cobo Center!!! We pledge to keep working hard to continue to make it better every day. Hope to see you back for another event soon . More 

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