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Welcome to our region.

On behalf of the Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, we would like to welcome our international guests to Detroit and the 2011 North American International Auto Show.

This is truly an exciting time to be in Detroit. The global auto industry is on the rebound and the American brands are back in the driver's seat.


Our region has a lot to offer, and during your stay, we encourage you to experience Detroit and enjoy the region's unique attractions.

Detroit is home to the historic Fox Theatre, the largest museum of African American history, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Motown Historical Museum, the New Detroit Science Center, The Henry Ford, the Automotive Hall of Fame, and numerous other cultural attractions.


Our downtown includes two state-of the-art sporting venues: Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, and Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions. Our city also features three Las Vegas-style casinos and lots of exciting nightlife in historic Greektown.


Over $500 million has been invested in renovations of the Renaissance Center - the headquarters of General Motors - to include more shops and restaurants, along with a $500 million redevelopment of our Detroit International Riverfront.


All of this is waiting for you - whether you are here for the first time, or looking to get reacquainted with the city. Welcome to the Motor City.

Larry Alexander

President and Chief Executive Officer

Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sandy K. Baruah

President and Chief Executive Officer

Detroit Regional Chamber
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Author:Alexander, Larry; Baruah, Sandy K.
Geographic Code:1U3MI
Date:Jan 1, 2011
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