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Detroit Visitors Bureau Reports Uptick In Conventions

It’s thanks, in part, to the Cobo Center renovations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive (L), Sergio Marchionne, CEO, Chrysler/Fiat (R) (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

WATCH ‘Michigan Matters’ Auto Special: Heard From Leaders In The ‘D’

Read comments heard from movers and shakers at Cobo Center during taping of a special “Michigan Matters” program which airs this Sunday 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62.

01/24/2014

A couple looks at one of the cars on display at the NAIAS. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

VIDEO: Auto Show Opens Strong, Wows Crowds!

The two-day total slightly bests the combined first and second day numbers from 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014

WWJ's Auto Beat Reporter speaks with Ford CEO Alan Mulally. (WWJ/Amy Pagliaroli)

Charity Preview At Auto Show Raises $4.8 Million For Children’s Charities

The North American International Auto Show Charity Preview took center stage among the ultramodern auto designs within the halls of Cobo Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2014

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Guide To The North American International Auto Show 2014

Locals know of it as the Detroit Auto Show, but the the North American International Auto Show brings all aspects of the auto industry to one place.

01/17/2014

Wayne County Executive race William Wild, Robert Ficano and Kevin McNamara. (credit: handout/CBS Detroit)

Two Candidates Join Race For Wayne County Executive

Though Robert Ficano hasn’t yet announced his intentions on whether he’ll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren’t waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.

01/14/2014

TEDxDetroit at Cobo Center's Riverfront Ballroom

Huge Crowd Hears ‘Ideas Worth Sharing’ At TEDxDetroit

Welcome to TEDxDetroit, the annual conference of short speeches full of passsion and promise about life, love, religion, philosophy, business, Detroit and everything.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

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SME Announces Major Manufacturing Event, ‘The Big M’

The Dearborn-based Society of Manufacturing Engineers will gather thousands of manufacturing professionals from across the heartland next year for a new event called The Big M.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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TEDxDetroit Unveils Speaker Line-up For 2013 Event

TEDxDetroit, the Detroit version of the national event designed to bring together professionals in Technology, Education and Design with the motto “ideas worth spreading,” has announced the speaker lineup for its 2013 event, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the new Grand Ballroom at Cobo Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

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Cobo Center’s New Ballroom, Glass Atrium Stun Visitors

We’re starting to see some of the nearly $280 million in renovations being made to Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

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