Press Releases

New retail food offerings at Cobo Center inspired by Detroit

"Detroit Made Kitchen" debuts for North American International Auto Show

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Cobo Center nets small profit for 2013 fiscal year

Higher parking revenue, lower expenses are key to avoiding red ink

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Cobo Center begins construction on a full-service broadcast studio as part of $279 million renovation

SMG signs contract with TVS Communication Solutions, a local video communications agency, to develop a full production studio

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Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority extends SMG management agreement of Cobo Center for another three-year term

DRCFA board approves and authorized a three-year extension (September 30, 2013 through September 30, 2016) in light of SMG excellent performance

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Cobo Authority adopts budgets for next two fiscal years

New business expected to result in 20 percent more operating cash

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The Cobo Center Transformation Continues With the Atrium and Grand Riverview Ballroom Opening

Cobo Center’s new 40,000 square-foot ballroom with hydraulic stage lift, and movable room partitions is open for business

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Premier Detroit Events Launch Cobo Center Grand Riverview Ballroom

Several September events will showcase Cobo Center’s new 40,000 square-foot ballroom with new state-of-the-art kitchen and tasting room

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Cobo Authority finances stronger through 9 months of fiscal 2013

Operating profit 5 percent higher than same period of 2012

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Cobo Authority finances remain solid and profitable

Net income through 8 months exceeds budget by $1.1 million

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New labor pact makes Cobo Center more efficient, affordable for customers

new labor agreement streamlines services and makes costs more predictable

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Cobo Center sales manager receives “Best Supplier” award

Jennifer Berkemeier from Cobo Center receives Best Supplier Hall of Fame award from Michigan Meetings and Events magazine

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Cobo schedule is packed post auto show

Several new and annual public shows fill the halls of Cobo Center as soon as the 2013 NAIAS moves out

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Cobo Center unveils new atrium to add to success of 2013 NAIAS

The riverfront atrium that is part of the $299 million ongoing renovation at Cobo Center gives the 2013 NAIAS a fresh look and glimpse of the future

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