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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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Detroit Convention Center Renamed TCF Center

Detroit’s convention center, one of the 20 biggest convention centers in the country, has been renamed as part of a 22-year naming rights deal worth $33 million. The former Cobo Center is now known as the TCF Center after an agreement between the financial corporation and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority. With 723,000 square […]

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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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