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Thom Connors, who runs Cobo Center, talks with "Michigan Matters" Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain about its growing convention business. (credit: Sydney Alexandra Bowden/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Detroit’s Landscape Undergoing Changes

Things are a changing in Detroit as Thom Connors, who runs Cobo Center, talked about during a far flung conversation on “Michigan Matters” about the convention center and its growing impact on the Motor City.

07/16/2015

Cobo Center new riverfront entrance. (Source: Cobo Center)

Cobo Center Receives Green Meeting Certification

Cobo Center is one of only nine facilities to achieve the International Green Meeting Certification.

07/12/2015

(File Photo) High school seniors and college students can enter a contest to have their video appear on the new video boards at Cobo Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Student Produced Videos To Get Big Screen Exposure At Cobo Center (Video)

Five student created videos will be featured on the new video boards on the exterior of Cobo Center.

06/25/2015

Students from Oak Park High School compete in the underwater remotely operated vehicle competition at the Big M Conference at Cobo Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Students Compete In STEM Events Next To Professionals At Big M Conference (Video)

The Big M Conference at Cobo Center offers professionals the opportunity to see the latest in manufacturing technology, and student the opportunity to compete in STEM related events.

CBS 62–06/03/2015

(File Photo) High school seniors and college students can enter a contest to have their video appear on the new video boards at Cobo Center. (By Edward Cardenas)

Cobo Center Renovation Nears Completion, Launches Student Video Contest (Video)

Cobo Center, which is in the final stages of a $279 million renovation, announced a video scholarship for high school senior and college students.

05/26/2015

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The Big M Conference Brings Leaders In Manufacturing To Cobo Center

SME will be hosting THE BIG M conference June 2-4 at Cobo Center.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

Local Motors is building a 3D car on the floor of the North American International Auto Show. (By Edward Cardenas)

Local Motors Brings 3D Car Production To Auto Show Floor (Video)

Phoenix-based Local Motors brought a large 3D printer to the floor of the North American International Auto Show to print and build a car.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2015

Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company.

Ford Auto Show Display Features Vehicles, Interactive Activities, Enormous Selfie Screen (Video)

Ford utilizes live plants, technology and the company’s latest vehicles in the company’s 2015 exhibit at the North American International Auto Show in Cobo Center.

CBS Detroit–01/19/2015

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan with WWJ Newsradio 950's Greg Bowman at Cobo Center before the NAIAS Charity Preview on January 16, 2015. (Photo credit: WWJ)

Politicians Discuss Big Picture At NAIAS Charity Preview

There was a definite sense of excitement from politicians before the annual charity event, including from Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015

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Auto Show To Showcase Cobo Center Renovations (Video)

A renovated Cobo Center with new retail stores, dining facilities and free Wi-Fi will greet the nearly 800,000 people who are expected to attend the North American International Auto Show.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2015

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