Press Releases

Detroit Emerges from Bankruptcy with Confidence in the Future

The City Writes a New Chapter in its Comeback Story

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Cobo Center cracks $25 million revenue milestone for fiscal 2014

More events, higher parking receipts help DRCFA beat its goal by $1.3 million

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SAE International Announces World Congress Deal with Detroit through at Least 2020

SAE International signs five-year contract to hold the SAE World Congress in Cobo Center

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EcoWorks designates Cobo Center a Sustainable Communities Champion

With 30 years in the Detroit community, EcoWorks awards Cobo Center for leading all facility customers and visitors in sustainability

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Cobo Center Exterior Construction Creates New Traffic and Access Patterns

Parking, pick up/drop off and building access changes temporarily during the final phase of Cobo’s $279 million renovation

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Cobo Center Bookings Reach a Twenty Year High

New event revenue means Cobo will finish fiscal year significantly ahead of budget and ahead of schedule for deficit reduction targets through 2015

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New Exclusive Electric Service Provider at Cobo Center Announced

DRCFA announces the selection of Conti/Hi Tech as the new exclusive event electrical services provider at Cobo Center

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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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