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2014-01-28 12:27:02

DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau: What: Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) 2014 Annual Membership Meeting Who: DMCVB members and the general public are welcome to attend. Cost is $45 for DMCVB members and $50 for non-members. On-site registration will be available. When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9 a.m.-noon Presentation begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at...

2014-01-13 23:21:18

123.Net announces contract with Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center, to provide wireless Internet service. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Southfield, Michigan based telecommunications company announced that it had secured a contract to provide wireless Internet services to Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center, Michigan’s largest expo center and the home of the North American International Auto Show. The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority, who operates and manages...

2011-03-03 09:30:00

DETROIT, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Cobo Center is undergoing a $260,000,000 renovation designed to revitalize the center, the home of the North American International Auto Show. The architectural and interior design is being led by tvsdesign, a firm based in Atlanta, which specializes in convention centers and public assembly space. tvsdesign is a member of a team that includes SDG, Kahn, and Rossetti. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110303/AT58461 ) With...

2011-01-19 13:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Tigers players scheduled to appear (subject to change): Alex Avila Austin Jackson Magglio Ordonez Scott Sizemore Jose Valverde Justin Verlander The Detroit Tigers will hold a Q&A session as part of a stop on their Winter Caravan on a stage located in the WHAT:...

2011-01-18 12:29:00

DETROIT, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO ) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will kick-off opening ceremonies for thousands of students in school groups in grades 9 - 12 and college level, from a variety of schools throughout southeast Michigan, surrounding states and across the river in Windsor, Ontario, WHO: Canada....

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