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Detroit Convention Center Reopens with Volleyball Tournament

The first event at the TCF Center in Detroit since the pandemic began was a volleyball tournament, and a large one at that. Detroit’s downtown convention center hosted 1,000 athletes on 16 courts the weekend of February 13–14 in an event organized by Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy. Athletes at the President’s Day Challenge had to […]

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Larry Alexander Announces Retirement from Detroit Metro CVB

Larry Alexander, who helped bring several major sports events to Detroit as the longtime president and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, has announced his intention to retire. Alexander’s retirement will take effect December 31. Alexander oversaw the bureau for the past 22 years, a stretch that saw an economic transformation in […]

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Chemical Bank Awarded Naming Rights to Cobo Center

Chemical Bank, the largest bank headquartered in Michigan, has been awarded the naming rights to Detroit’s Cobo Center, one of the largest convention centers in the United States. The 22-year, $1.5 million-a-year agreement grants Chemical Bank exclusive naming rights. Chemical Bank and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) will announce the new name of the convention center at […]

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