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Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-4420
+1 313-877-8777
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Good place for Auto Show

Auto Show was very good, but for number of people that was there, you need more restrooms. Good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Igorek007
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Savannah, Georgia
Auto Show

This center needs more restrooms for the amount of people. That is very poor. If there were more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ohiofiremanwife
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Youngstown, Ohio
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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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“car show” (8 reviews)
“people mover” (22 reviews)
“concept cars” (5 reviews)
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1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-4420
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+1 313-877-8777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Auto Show was very good, but for number of people that was there, you need more restrooms. Good location - easy to walk to hotels in downtown.

Thank Igorek007
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your recent review of the North American International Auto Show. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This center needs more restrooms for the amount of people. That is very poor. If there were more they are very hard to find as if they don't want people using them. lol! Went for the car show and it was packed with people. The...More

Thank ohiofiremanwife
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We realize that there are times during the show that there are a large number of people in the building, on peak days that exceeded 115,000. We do our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building is large and lacks signage. Parking lot had too fee signs telling what direction and where to exit. Also only two signs telling you how to get upstairs. Not sure how many bathroom s there were but the three we found also had...More

Thank Tiggertoyoutoo
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. Cobo is 2.4 million square feet in its' entirety, so ypou are absolutely correct, it is a large facility. We appreciate your comments regarding signage. We continually examine this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great show, great location. The center was clean, safe and a great location. The show itself was good. I flew up from Florida to look at some cars. Not sure if it was worth the trip as the show was a little smaller than I...More

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Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We appreciate your specific comments about Cobo!.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cobo has undefeated be some much needed updates and holds up pretty good. The bathrooms needed some updates and the lobby used to be barren. Now there are plenty of restaurants and places to get drinks or wine. However, parking still is in short...More

Thank John D
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We have overseen a $279 Million Dollar investment in the building, which for the most part concluded in 2015. Parking can be challenging on event days in the city now in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has seen better days. The whole area needs to be updated and the auto show is not what it used to be. $20 to $30 parking in run down garages or double parked surface lots. The only handicapped entrance into Cobo is at...More

Thank JKgirl
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We are sorry that accessible entrances to the building were not clearly marked. There are multiple accessible entrances on every level of the facility. Parking at Cobo Center is available...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place Easy parking Modern installations Very efficient personnel I will come back to other events in this place Some very good hotels in the Cobo’s areaMore

Thank Marcon L
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed! We are fortunate that a few more hotels will be opening in 2018 in downtown Detroit, including the Siren Hotel on Broadway in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally, the CoBo has come into the year 2018! It actually had restaurants and eateries that are more than just coffee, doughnuts, and pretzels. On the lower level of the hotel there are several other places to eat...pizza, sandwiches etc... As for he show- we...More

Thank Zafar39525
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. The rough estimate is that there were about 112,000 attendees here on Saturday. Hope to see you back for another event soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there today it was the first day that the public could see it. I thought was cool to look at all the cars and trucks my son said last year they had a few more custom car but I thought it was a...More

Thank Christina F
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the North American International Auto Show and Cobo Center. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. There are a number of parking options available within blocks of Cobo in the instance that the lots attached to Cobo are full.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

I had not been to Cobo Hall in years. I think my last time was an Auto show several years ago. What a difference a few years makes. The space was acessible and easy to navigate despite it's size. Parking was reasonalby priced and close.More

Thank MOTWNGRL_AM_I
Greg D, Director of Sales at Cobo Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review of Cobo Center. It makes us happy to hear your feedback on the changes we have made to the building over the past few years. Rest assured that we foster a culture of continuous improvement here, so we...More

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theadley
18 December 2017|
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Response from Greg D | Property representative |
This really depends on your level of interest and pace at which you prefer to go through the show. My first question to you is are you talking about Friday, January 19 & Saturday January 20? If so the show floor is not open... More
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rlaubach
19 January 2017|
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Response from Greg D | Property representative |
You certainly can!
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rlaubach
19 January 2017|
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Response from wt012345 | Reviewed this property |
No restrictions on baby strollers that I could see.
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